Who Does the Bible Say God Is?
With Pantheism running rampant these days, I’ve become increasingly aware that God’s name and character are being grossly misused and misrepresented due to a confusion of who He is. God IS NOT the universe. Yet, God IS the Creator of the universe. “For He spoke, and it came to be; He commanded, and it stood firm” (Psalm 33:9). Conversely, the universe IS NOT God. The universe with all its terrain, water sources, precipitation capabilities, solar energy, etc. works BECAUSE GOD ALLOWS IT TO (Colossians 1: 16-17). He ordains it. God is not in you and you in Him just because you believe it to be so. This type of thinking implies that humans are divine, omnipotent beings. This is idolatry. God does, however, live in you in the form of Christ (Romans 8:10), if you have confessed Him as your Lord and Savior (Romans 10:13). God is not whoever you want Him to be. Is the sky red because you believe it to be so?
Be forewarned that Satan is the master deceiver and revels in your corrupted thinking. “Even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light” (2 Corinthians 11:14). If you have been operating under this deception, the good news is that the Bible has answers as to who God REALLY IS. Before you unknowingly blaspheme the name or character of God, read what the Bible says about Him in regards to your current beliefs. I implore you “…friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. This is how you can recognize the Spirit of God: Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, but every spirit that does not acknowledge Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you have heard is coming and even now is already in the world.” (1 John 4: 1-3)
Below are some of my favorite biblical descriptions of Who God is.
1. The Father: John 10:30, 1 John 4:14
2. The Comforter: John 14:26, 2 Corinthians 1:3-5
3. The Healer: Psalm 103:2-3, 1 Peter 2:24
4. The Redeemer: Psalm 111:9, Luke 1:68
What is one of your favorite descriptions of God?