God The Father
Topic: God Scripture: John 4:24
God the Father
Oh the depths of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways. (Romans 11:33)
1. Existence of God
4 Natural 'proofs'
- Ontological argument-
- Cosmological argument-
- Teleological argument-
- Moral argument-C.S. Lewis “My argument against God was that the universe seems so cruel and unjust. But how did I get this idea of just, unjust? A man does not call a line crooked unless he first has some idea of straight. What was I comparing the universe to when I called it unjust?
Hebrews 11:6 says ‘without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who seek Him.’
Ps 10:4 In the pride of his face the wicked does not seek him; all his thoughts are, “there is no God.”
1 John 4:12 No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love his perfected in us.
2. Attributes of God
a) Incommunicable attributes
b) Communicable Attributes
3. Works of God
a) The will of God
- Decretive, sovereign, hidden will
- Preceptive will