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Eternal, without beginning or end (Deuteronomy 33:27) (Psalm 90:2) (Isaiah 75:15)
Holy, exalted above all, separated from sin, and incapable of sinning (Isaiah 6:3) (Habakkuk 1:13)
Spirit, invisible, incorporeal and not limited by space (John 1:18) (1 Timothy 6:14-16)
Immutable, unchanging and unchangeable (Malachi 3:6) (Hebrew 13:8) (James 1:17)
Love, the very essence and being of love (Psalm 36:7) (John 3:16) (1 John 4:8)
Righteous, and the standard of righteousness (Psalm 116:5) (Isaiah 53:11)
Just, always doing right (Deuteronomy 32:3-4) (Isaiah 45:20-22) (1 Peter 3:18)
Faithful, always true (Deuteronomy 7:9) (Psalm 36:5) (1 Corinthians 1:9) (1 Thessalonian 5:24) (Revelation 19:11)
Good (Psalm 34:8) (Nahum 1:7)
Light (Isaiah 60:19) (James 1:17) (1 John 1:5)
Merciful (Exodus 34:6) (Deuteronomy 4:31) (Psalm 41:4) (Luke 6:35-36)
Gracious (Ezekiel 34:6) (Numbers 6:24-26) (Psalm 116:5) (Amos 5:15) (1 Peter 2:3)
Compassionate (Psalm 78:38) (Lamentations 3:22) (Matthew 9:35-36)
Longsuffering, patient (Exodus 34:6) (Psalm 86:15) (Romans 2:4) (Galatians 5:22) (1 Peter 2:3)
Jealous, wanting us for His own (Exodus 34:14) (Deuteronomy 4:23) (Joel 2:18)
A Consuming Fire (Deuteronomy 4:23-24) (Hebrews 12:28-29)
Great (Deuteronomy 10:17) (2 Samuel 7:22) (Nehemiah 1:5) (Psalm 48:1)
Truth (Exodus 34:6) (Deuteronomy 32:4) (Psalm 31:5) (Isaiah 25:1) (John 14:6) (Hebrews 6:17-18)
Wise, and the source of wisdom (Romans 16:27) (1 Timothy 1:17) (Jude 1:24-25)
Immortal, Self Existing (Genesis 2:4) (Exodus 3:13-15) (Deuteronomy 6:4-5) (1 Timothy 6:13-16)
Incorruptible (Romans 1:22-23)
Incomparable, with no equal (Isaiah 40:18-22)
Pardons Iniquity, forgiving (2 Chronicles 7:14) (Psalm 86:5) (Isaiah 55:7) (Jeremiah 33:8)
Life, the source of (Deuteronomy 30:20) (Job 33:4) (Psalm 36:9) (John 6:48)
Peace (Isaiah 9:6) (John 14:27) (Romans 15:13) (Hebrews 13:20-21)
Sovereign, always in control (Daniel 4:34-35) (Romans 9:20) (Revelation 4:11)
Creator, maker of all things (Genesis 1:1) (Nehemiah 9:6) (John 1:1-3) (Colossians 1:12-16) (Revelation 4:11)
Sustainer of all (Colossians 1:16-17) (Hebrews 1:1-3) (Jude 1:24-25)
Savior (Isaiah 43:11) (Matthew 1:21) (Luke 1:46-47) (Titus 2:11-14) (1 John 4:14-15)
Unsearchable (Romans 11:33-36)
Glorious (Exodus 15:11) (Psalm 145:5)
Worthy of Worship (Exodus 34:14) (Matthew 4:10) (John 9:35-38) (Revelation 4:11)
   
   
   
   
   
   

Deuteronomy 33:27
[27] The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy them.

Psalms 90:2
[2] Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God.

Isaiah 75:15

Isaiah 6:3
[3] And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.

Habakkuk 1:13
[13] Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, and holdest thy tongue when the wicked devoureth the man that is more righteous than he?

John 1:18
[18] No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.

1 Timothy 6:14-16
[14] That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ: [15] Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords; [16] Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.

Malachi 3:6
[6] For I am the LORD, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.

Hebrews 13:8
[8] Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.

James 1:17
[17] Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

Psalms 36:7
[7] How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.

John 3:16
[16] For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

1 John 4:8
[8] He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

Psalms 116:5
[5] Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.

Isaiah 53:11
[11] He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.

Deuteronomy 32:3-4
[3] Because I will publish the name of the LORD: ascribe ye greatness unto our God. [4] 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.

Isaiah 45:20-22
[20] Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations: they have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god that cannot save. [21] Tell ye, and bring them near; yea, let them take counsel together: who hath declared this from ancient time? who hath told it from that time? have not I the LORD? and there is no God else beside me; a just God and a Saviour; there is none beside me. [22] Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else.

1 Peter 3:18
[18] For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:

Deuteronomy 7:9
[9] 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;

Psalms 36:5
[5] Thy mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.

1 Corinthians 1:9
[9] God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

1 Thessalonians 5:24
[24] Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.

Revelation 19:11
[11] And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.

Psalms 34:8
[8] O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.

Nahum 1:7
[7] The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.

Isaiah 60:19
[19] The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee: but the LORD shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.

James 1:17
[17] Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

1 John 1:5
[5] This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Exodus 34:6
[6] And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,

Deuteronomy 4:31
[31] (For the LORD thy God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.

Psalms 41:4
[4] I said, LORD, be merciful unto me: heal my soul; for I have sinned against thee.

Luke 6:35-36
[35] But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil. [36] Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.

Ezekiel 34:6
[6] My sheep wandered through all the mountains, and upon every high hill: yea, my flock was scattered upon all the face of the earth, and none did search or seek after them.

Numbers 6:24-26
[24] The LORD bless thee, and keep thee: [25] The LORD make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: [26] The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.

Psalms 116:5
[5] Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.

Amos 5:15
[15] Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that the LORD God of hosts will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.

1 Peter 2:3
[3] If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

Psalms 78:38
[38] But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not: yea, many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his wrath.

Lamentations 3:22
[22] It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.

Matthew 9:35-36
[35] And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. [36] But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.

Exodus 34:6
[6] And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,

Psalms 86:15
[15] But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.

Romans 2:4
[4] Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

Galatians 5:22
[22] But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

1 Peter 2:3
[3] If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

Exodus 34:14
[14] For thou shalt worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:

Deuteronomy 4:23
[23] Take heed unto yourselves, lest ye forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he made with you, and make you a graven image, or the likeness of any thing, which the LORD thy God hath forbidden thee.

Joel 2:18
[18] Then will the LORD be jealous for his land, and pity his people.

Deuteronomy 4:23-24
[23] Take heed unto yourselves, lest ye forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he made with you, and make you a graven image, or the likeness of any thing, which the LORD thy God hath forbidden thee. [24] For the LORD thy God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God.

Hebrews 12:28-29
[28] Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear: [29] For our God is a consuming fire.

Deuteronomy 10:17
[17] 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:

2 Samuel 7:22
[22] Wherefore thou art great, O LORD God: for there is none like thee, neither is there any God beside thee, according to all that we have heard with our ears.

Nehemiah 1:5
[5] And said, I beseech thee, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments:

Psalms 48:1
[1] A Song and Psalm for the sons of Korah. Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.

Exodus 34:6
[6] And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,

Deuteronomy 32:4
[4] 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.

Psalms 31:5
[5] Into thine hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, O LORD God of truth.

Isaiah 25:1
[1] O LORD, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of old are faithfulness and truth.

John 14:6
[6] Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Hebrews 6:17-18
[17] Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath: [18] That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:

Romans 16:27
[27] To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen.

1 Timothy 1:17
[17] Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Jude 1:24-25
[24] Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, [25] To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and for ever. Amen.

Genesis 2:4
[4] These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,

Exodus 3:13-15
[13] And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say unto them? [14] And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you. [15] And God said moreover unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: this is my name for ever, and this is my memorial unto all generations.

Deuteronomy 6:4-5
[4] Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD: [5] And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

1 Timothy 6:13-16
[13] I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession; [14] That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ: [15] Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords; [16] Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.

Romans 1:22-23
[22] Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, [23] And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.

Isaiah 40:18-22
[18] To whom then will ye liken God? or what likeness will ye compare unto him? [19] The workman melteth a graven image, and the goldsmith spreadeth it over with gold, and casteth silver chains. [20] He that is so impoverished that he hath no oblation chooseth a tree that will not rot; he seeketh unto him a cunning workman to prepare a graven image, that shall not be moved. [21] Have ye not known? have ye not heard? hath it not been told you from the beginning? have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth? [22] It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

2 Chronicles 7:14
[14] If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

Psalms 86:5
[5] For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.

Isaiah 55:7
[7] Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Jeremiah 33:8
[8] And I will cleanse them from all their iniquity, whereby they have sinned against me; and I will pardon all their iniquities, whereby they have sinned, and whereby they have transgressed against me.

Deuteronomy 30:20
[20] That thou mayest love the LORD thy God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he is thy life, and the length of thy days: that thou mayest dwell in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.

Job 33:4
[4] The spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life.

Psalms 36:9
[9] For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.

John 6:48
[48] I am that bread of life.

Isaiah 9:6
[6] For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

John 14:27
[27] Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

Romans 15:13
[13] Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

Hebrews 13:20-21
[20] Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, [21] Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Daniel 4:34-35
[34] And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation: [35] And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?

Romans 9:20
[20] Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus?

Revelation 4:11
[11] Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.

Genesis 1:1
[1] In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

Nehemiah 9:6
[6] Thou, even thou, art LORD alone; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and thou preservest them all; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee.

John 1:1-3
[1] In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. [2] The same was in the beginning with God. [3] All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.

Colossians 1:12-16
[12] Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: [13] Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: [14] In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins: [15] Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature: [16] For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:

Revelation 4:11
[11] Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.

Colossians 1:16-17
[16] For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: [17] And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.

Hebrews 1:1-3
[1] God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, [2] Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds; [3] Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;

Jude 1:24-25
[24] Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, [25] To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and for ever. Amen.

Isaiah 43:11
[11] I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no saviour.

Matthew 1:21
[21] And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.

Luke 1:46-47
[46] And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, [47] And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.

Titus 2:11-14
[11] For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, [12] Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; [13] Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; [14] Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

1 John 4:14-15
[14] And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world. [15] Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.

Romans 11:33-36
[33] O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out! [34] For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor? [35] Or who hath first given to him, and it shall be recompensed unto him again? [36] For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.

Exodus 15:11
[11] Who is like unto thee, O LORD, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?

Psalms 145:5
[5] I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.

Exodus 34:14
[14] For thou shalt worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:

Matthew 4:10
[10] Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

John 9:35-38
[35] Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and when he had found him, he said unto him, Dost thou believe on the Son of God? [36] He answered and said, Who is he, Lord, that I might believe on him? [37] And Jesus said unto him, Thou hast both seen him, and it is he that talketh with thee. [38] And he said, Lord, I believe. And he worshipped him.

Revelation 4:11
[11] Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.


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