Did you notice that the question is not "who" is God but "what"?

Do you know that the God of the Bible is a genuine "person"? For only a personality can demonstrate those characteristics attributed to the God of the Bible.

God Sees and Hears: And the LORD said, "I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have given heed to their cry because of their taskmasters, for I am aware of their sufferings."--Exodus 3:7

God Creates: In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.--Genesis 1:1

God Remembers: "Is Ephraim My dear son? Is he a delightful child? Indeed, as often as I have spoken against him, I certainly still remember him; Therefore My heart yearns for him; I will surely have mercy on him," declares the LORD.--Jeremiah 31:20

God Speaks (to Moses, subject-object relationship): And He said, "Certainly I will be with you, and this shall be the sign to you that it is I who have sent you: when you have brought the people out of Egypt, you shall worship God at this mountain."--Exodus 3:12

God Has a Will: also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will,--Ephesians 1:11

God Is a Personal Spirit: "God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth."--John 4:24

God Knows (has a mind): "For I know the plans that I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope."--Jeremiah 29:11

God Will Judge: "Do not marvel at this; for an hour is coming, in which all who are in the tombs shall hear His voice, and shall come forth; those who did the good deeds to a resurrection of life, those who committed the evil deeds to a resurrection of judgment. . . . And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment, so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, shall appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.--John 5:28-29, Hebrews 9:27-28

God Loves: "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever is believing in Him should not perish, but have eternal life." . . . In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son [to be] the propitiation for our sins. . . . In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace, . . . For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, that no one should boast.--John 3:16; 1 John 4:10; Ephesians 1:7, 2:8-9

In light of the above quotations, it is evident that the God of the Bible is a real person who creates, sees and hears, thinks, speaks and remembers. No, I haven't forgotten that He also judges, demanding satisfaction for every wrong done by man. But, because of love, He offers to us His Son through faith to be our satisfaction for sins. This is the will of God "Who desires that all men be saved and come to a precise and experiential knowledge of the truth, for there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, a Man, Christ Jesus, who gave himself a ransom on behalf of all." I have obeyed "His will" and put my faith in Jesus Christ who "died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, and that He appeared to _many."

He has proven Himself to be a friend true to His word. He gives peace and direction in every aspect of my life. Perhaps today you too would like to place your trust in Jesus.

Now then, concerning the "new age" concept that God is a what, (impersonal), the idea is perhaps as old as the tower of Babel itself, and fabricated from the immoral religious and philosophical practices of antiquity--the alleged "new way".

From the beginning, the personal God of the Bible has warned against such beliefs and activities. Impending disaster awaits those who refuse to turn back. Today, you can escape the coming judgment by placing your trust in the Lord Jesus Christ who died for our sins, was buried, and rose again for our justification.


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