Attributes of God

God is good.

The Lord is good to all, and His mercy is over all that He has made.

Psalm 145:9

God is gracious.

Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; our God is merciful.

Psalm 116:5

God is faithful (keeping his promises).

If we are faithless, He remains faithful — for He cannot deny Himself.

2 Timothy 2:13

God is eternal (without end).

To the King of all ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.

1 Timothy 1:17

God is immutable (He and His promises do not change).

For I the Lord do not change; therefore you O children of Jacob, are not consumed.

Malachi 3:6

God is all-knowing (omniscient).

O Lord, You have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; You discern my thoughts from afar. You search our my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, You know it altogether.

Psalm 139:1-4

God is present everywhere (omnipresent)

Can a man hide himself in secret places so that I cannot see him? declares the Lord. Do I not fill heaven and earth? declares the Lord.

Jeremiah 23:24

God is holy (sinless and hating sin).

Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of His glory!

Isaiah 6:3

God is just (fair and impartial).

The Rock, His work is perfect, for all His ways are justice. A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and upright is He.

Deuteronomy 32:4

God is love.

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

1 John 4:8

*From Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation

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