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The Attributes of God Devotional - God Is Simple

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To say that God is simple might sound incorrect at first. How could a sovereign, holy, and glorious being be simple? Wouldn't it be more accurate and flattering to say that God is infinitely complex? The answer we find in Scripture is that God is simple. James Dolezal explains that "the principal claim of divine simplicity is that God is not composed of parts. A part is a...

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The Attributes of God Devotional - God is Independent

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Our Triune God is independent. He does not depend on anyone or anything for his existence and continuance. You and I, as his creatures, depend on him for our existence and continuance, but he, as the uncreated Creator, is self-existent and self-sustaining. God declares in Job 41:11, "Who has first given to me, that I should repay him? Whatever is under the whole heaven is...

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The Attributes of God Devotional - God is Omnipotent

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God's omnipotence is the first attribute in this devotional series that we have not learned about in Sunday school because we had to suspend our corporate gatherings due to the pandemic. "Omnipotence" is derived from Latin and means all-powerful. When used of God, it reveals the fact that God can do anything he pleases and that is consistent with his nature. This is clear...

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Salt and Light - Part 2

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"You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampledunder people's feet. You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannotbe hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In ...

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Salt and Light - Part 1

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"You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet. You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. I...

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The B-I-B-L-E. Yes, That's the Book for Me!

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At the beginning of 2020, we began a new series in adult Sunday school on the attributes of God. I am looking forward to this series as each week we consider an aspect of God's being and how it should affect our faith and our lives. The word "attributes," however, got me thinking about the attributes of Scripture, and since many of us have begun Bible reading plans at the ...

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