basic characteristics are part of God's nature?
It's in the Bible, Psalm 145:17, NIV. "The Lord is
righteous in all His ways and loving toward all He has made."
How is God
It's in the Bible, Deuteronomy 32:4, NIV. "He is the
Rock, His works are perfect, and all His ways are just. A faithful
God who does no wrong, upright and just is He."
It's in the Bible, Job
36:5, RSV. "Behold, God is mighty, and does not despise any; He is
mighty in strength of understanding."
Can God be
trusted to keep His promises?
It's in the Bible, Deuteronomy 7:9, NIV. "Know therefore
that the Lord your God is God; He is the faithful God, keeping His
covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love Him and
keep His commands."
in one word.
It's in the Bible, I
John 4:8, NIV. "Whoever does not love does not know God, because God
It's in the Bible, Psalm 86:15, NIV. "But you, O Lord,
are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in
love and faithfulness."
It's in the Bible, Acts 10:34-35, NIV. "Then Peter began
to speak: ‘I now realize how true it is that God does not show
favoritism but accepts men from every nation who fear Him and do
what is right."
How far was
God willing to go to guarantee a future for me?
It's in the Bible, John 3:16, TLB. "For God loved the
world so much that He gave His only Son so that anyone who believes
in Him shall not perish but have eternal life."
God has given
the ultimate demonstration of what real love is.
It's in the Bible, I John 4:9-10, TLB. "God showed how
much He loved us by sending His only Son into this wicked world to
bring to us eternal life through His death. In this act we see what
real love is: it is not our love for God, but His love for us when
He sent His Son to satisfy God's anger against our sins."
God to show us mercy when we don't deserve it.
It's in the Bible, Micah 7:18, NIV. "Who is a God like
you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant
of His inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to
blessings are not given just to good people.
It's in the Bible, Matthew 5:45-46, TLB. "For He gives
His sunlight to both the evil and the good, and sends rain on the
just and on the unjust too. If you love only those who love you,
what good is that? Even scoundrels do that much."
God stops at
nothing! He wants us to have it all!
It's in the Bible, Romans 8:32, NIV. "He who did not
spare His own Son, but gave Him up for us all—how will He not also,
along with Him, graciously give us all things?"
God loves us
like a doting father.
It's in the Bible, I John 3:1, NIV. "How great is the
love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called
children of God! And that is what we are!"
God's love is
like a safe hiding place.
It's in the Bible, Psalm 36:7, NIV. "How priceless is
your unfailing love! Both high and low among men find refuge in the
shadow of your wings."
We are to
follow God's example.
It's in the Bible, I John 4:11, NIV. "Dear friends,
since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another."
sometimes means discipline.
It's in the Bible, Hebrews 12:6, NIV. "Because the Lord
disciplines those He loves, and He punishes everyone He accepts as a
gives up on us.
It's in the Bible,
Jeremiah 31:3, NIV. "The Lord appeared to us in the past, saying: ‘I
have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with
separate God's child from His love?
It's in the Bible, Romans 8:38-39, NIV. "For I am
convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,
neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height
nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to
separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord."