Daily Archives: October 8, 2015

What Is God Like?

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He will forgive and give eternal life to those who put their faith and trust in His Son, Jesus Christ (John 2:36; 3:16-18)

He will judge and reject those who reject His Son, Jesus Christ (John 2:36; 3:18)

He will forgive us only if we forgive others (Matthew 6:15)

He wants everyone to be saved (1 Tim. 2:4; 2 Pet. 3:9)

He takes no delight in the death of anyone (Ezekiel 18:23)

He wants everyone to experience life to the full, the “abundant life” (John 10:10)

He is kind to the unthankful and wicked (Luke 6:35)

He will not allow those that do wrong to go unpunished (Exodus 34:7)

He is a consuming and devouring fire to those who continue to rebel against Him (Heb. 12:29)

He gives second chances (Micah 7:18)

He is slow to anger and abounding in love (Psalm 86:15)

He hates evil but loves good (Psalm 97:10)

He is holy and righteous in every way so He commands us to be the same way (1 Peter 1:16)

He doesn’t look at our physical characteristics or appearance, he looks at our hearts (1 Samuel 16:7)

He will move the heavens to help us (Deuteronomy 33:26)

He wants to be close to us, but requires us to make the first move (James 4:8)

He hears us when we cry (Psalm 34:17)

He cannot lie, He is altogether honest and truthful at all times (Hebrews 6:18)

He has a special place in His heart for widows and orphans (Deuteronomy 10:18)

He does not willingly hurt people or cause them sorrow (Lamentations 3:33)

He is opposed to the proud but gives grace to the humble (James 4:6)

He cannot be tempted nor does He ever tempt us (James 1:13)

He will not allow us to be tempted beyond what we can handle but will provide a way of escape (1 Cor. 10:13)

He gives wisdom to those who ask in faith without any doubting (James 1:5)

He cares about the birds of the air, how much more does He care about you? (Matthew 6:26)

He won’t let even a sparrow fall to the ground without His approval (Matthew 10:29)

He knows you so well that He has numbered all the hairs on your head (Luke 12:7)

He wants us to cast all of our cares upon Him so He can lift our burdens (Psalm 68:19; 1 Peter 5:7)

He is close to the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds (Psalm 147:3)

He is pleased when you believe He will reward you when you diligently seek Him (Hebrews 11:6)

He will not answer our prayer if we have selfish motives in our heart (James 4:3)

He will answer our prayers speedily but according to His own will which is always best for us (1 John 5:14)