Bible Talk: What We Believe : Our Beliefs About God.

Psalm 96:1-13 

John 14:1-27 

28 March 2019

Roger Cunningham

 

Big questions

Our worldview

We are all theologians

Our beliefs about God

He’s the one true God

 

Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.

Deuteronomy 6:4

Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.

Deuteronomy 6:4

I am the Lord, and there is no other; apart from me there is no God.

Isaiah 45:5

For even if there are so-called gods, whether in heaven or on earth (as indeed there are many “gods” and many “lords”), yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom all things came and for whom we live;

1 Corinthians 8:5-6

 

He’s the creator God

 

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Genesis 1:1

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Genesis 1:1

I am the Lord, the Maker of all things, who stretches out the heavens, who spreads out the earth by myself,

Isaiah 44:24

He’s the sovereign God

Say among the nations, “The Lord reigns.” The world is firmly established, it cannot be moved; he will judge the peoples with equity.

Psalm 96:10

Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen.

1 Timothy 1:17

Turn to me and be saved, all you ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is no other.

Isaiah 45:22

He’s the saving God

And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished;

Exodus 34:6-7

One God, in three persons

 

 

For even if there are so-called gods, whether in heaven or on earth (as indeed there are many “gods” and many “lords”), yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom all things came and for whom we live; and there is but one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom all things came and through whom we live.

1 Corinthians 8:5-6

Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father.

John 14:9

 

One God, in three persons

 

Relationships are at the heart of the universe

 

The author has authority

 

Glorify God

 

Westminster Confession

Question 1:

What is the chief end of man?

Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever.