Teaching by Lois Bergsma
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The Attributes of God Part 2

Eternity, Omni-Presence, God is Spirit

 

SELF-EXISTENT

n     John 5:26     (AMP.)

n     Exodus 3:14-15

 

SELF-SUFFICENT

n     Acts 17:24-25  (AMP.)

n     Romans 11:35-36 (AMP.)

n     Isaiah 40:13  (AMP.)

 

INFINITE

n    Unlimited

n    Boundless

n    Without Measure

 

ETERNITY

Infinitude of God in relation to time

n     Psalms 102:25-28

n     Psalms 90:2

n     Deuteronomy 33:27

n     Revelations 1:8

n     Genesis 1:14

 

Psalm 102:25-28 (NIV)

In the beginning you laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands.

They will perish, but you remain; they will all wear out like a garment. Like clothing you will change them and they will be discarded. But you remain the same, and your years will never end.  The children of your servants will live in your presence; their descendants will be established before you."

 

Psalm 90:2 (NIV)

Before the mountains were born or you brought forth the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.

 

Deut. 33:27 (NIV)

 The eternal God is your refuge,
 and underneath are the everlasting arms.
 He will drive out your enemy before you,
 saying, 'Destroy him!'

 

Rev. 1:8 (NIV)

"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God,

"who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty."

 

Genesis 1:14 (NIV)

And God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them serve as signs to mark seasons and days and years,

 

 

OMNI-PRESENCE

Infinitude of God in relation to space

Perfection of God – Attribute of His being whereby He is personally present everywhere.

 

Isaiah 66:1 (NIV)

This is what the LORD says:
"Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool.
Where is the house you will build for me?
 Where will my resting place be?

 

1 Kings 8:27 (NIV)

"But will God really dwell on earth?
The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!

 

Psalm 139:7-10 (NIV)

Where can I go from your Spirit?
Where can I flee from your presence?

If I go up to the heavens, you are there;
if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.

If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me,
your right hand will hold me fast.

 

Jer. 23:23-24 (NIV)

"Am I only a God nearby," declares the LORD,
"and not a God far away? Can anyone hide in secret places so that I cannot see him?" declares the LORD.
"Do not I fill heaven and earth?" declares the LORD.

 

Col. 1:16-17 (NIV)

   For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him. He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.

 

GOD IS SPIRIT

Nature of God #1

n     John 4:24

n     1 Timothy 1:17

 

John 4:24 (NIV)

God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth."

 

 1 Timothy 1:17 (NIV)

 Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible,

 the only God, be honor and glory

 for ever and ever. Amen.