Its Origin, Results, and Remedy
The Character and
Attributes of God
1. IN what one
word is the character of God expressed?
"He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love."
1 John 4:8.
2. What are
some of the attributes of God?
"The Lord is righteous in all His ways, and holy in all
His works." Ps. 145:17.
3. Does Christ
possess these same attributes?
"By His knowledge shall My righteous servant [Christ] justify
many." Isa. 53:11. "Neither wilt Thou suffer Thine Holy One
to see corruption." Acts 2:27.
proclaiming His name to Moses, how did the Lord define His character?
"And the Lord descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and
proclaimed the name of the Lord. And the Lord passed by before him, and
proclaimed, The Lord, The Lord God, merciful and gracious,
long-suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, keeping mercy for
thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by
no means clear the guilty ." Ex. 34:5-7.
5. What is
said of the tender compassion of God?
"But Thou, O Lord, art a God full
of compassion, and gracious, long-suffering, and plenteous in mercy and
truth." Ps. 86:15.
6. What is
said of God's faithfulness in keeping His promises?
"Know therefore that the Lord thy God, He is God, the faithful
God, which keepeth
covenant and mercy with them that love Him and keep His commandments to a
thousand generations." Deut. 7:9.
7. What is
said of the strength and wisdom of God? "Behold, God is mighty, and
despiseth not any: He is mighty in
strength and wisdom." Job
treasures are hid in Christ?
"In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge."
9. In what
language is the justice of God described?
"He is the Rock, His work is perfect; for all His ways are
judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is
He." Deut. 32:4.
10. In what
words is His impartiality proclaimed?
"For the Lord your God is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great
God, a mighty, and a terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh
reward." Deut. 10:17. "Then Peter opened his mouth, and said,
Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons: but in every
nation he that feareth Him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with
Him." Acts 10:34,35.
11. To how
many is the Lord good?
"The Lord is good to all: and His tender mercies are over all
His works." Ps. 145:9.
12. Why did
Christ tell us to love our enemies?
"But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do
good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and
persecute you; that ye may be the children of your Father which is in
heaven: for He maketh His sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth
rain on the just and on the unjust." Matt. 5:44,45.
perfect does Christ tell His followers to be?
"Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in
heaven is perfect." Verse 48.
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