The Nature of God

God reveals Himself through His written revelation, the Bible.  “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God” (2 Timothy 3:16). The Bible is the book by God and about God!

Names of God: A Way to Understand His Nature and Character

The Names of God used in the Bible act as a roadmap for learning about the character of God. Since the Bible is God’s Word to us, the names He chooses in scripture are meant to reveal His true nature to us.

20 Bible Facts About God

  1. God is eternal.
    (Deuteronomy 33:27; Jeremiah 10:10; Psalm 90:2)
  2. God is infinite.
    (1 Kings 8:22-27; Jeremiah 23:24; Psalm 102:25-27; Revelation 22:13)
  3. God is self-sufficient and self-existent.
    (Exodus 3:13-14; Psalm 50:10-12; Colossians 1:16)
  4. God is omnipresent (present everywhere).
    (Psalm 139:7-12)
  5. God is omnipotent (all powerful).
    (Genesis 18:14; Luke 18:27; Revelation 19:6)
  6. God is omniscient (all knowing).
    (Psalm 139:2-6; Isaiah 40:13-14)
  7. God is unchanging or immutable.
    (Psalm 102:25-27; Hebrews 1:10-12; 13:8)
  8. God is sovereign.
    (2 Samuel 7:22; Isaiah 46:9-11)
  9. God is wise.
    (Proverbs 3:19; Romans 16:26-27; 1 Timothy 1:17)
  10. God is holy.
    (Leviticus 19:2; 1 Peter 1:15)
  11. God is righteous and just.
    (Deuteronomy 32:4; Psalm 11:7; Psalm 119:137)
  12. God is faithful.
    (Deuteronomy 7:9; Psalm 89:1-8)
  13. God is true and truth.
    (Psalm 31:5; John 14:6; John 17:3; Titus 1:1-2)
  14. God is good.
    (Psalm 25:8; Psalm 34:8; Mark 10:18)
  15. God is merciful.
    (Deuteronomy 4:31; Psalm 103:8-17; Daniel 9:9; Hebrews 2:17)
  16. God is gracious.
    (Exodus 34:6; Psalm 103:8; 1 Peter 5:10)
  17. God is love.
    (John 3:16; Romans 5:8; 1 John 4:8)
  18. God is spirit.
    (John 4:24)
  19. God is light.
    (James 1:17; 1 John 1:5)
  20. God is one God, yet Father, Son and Holy Spirit
    Matthew 28:19; 2 Corinthians 13:14)

 

Biblical Names of God – Scriptural Names for God and Jesus

Advocate – 1 John 2:1

Almighty – Revelation 1:8

Alpha – Revelation 1:8

Amen – Revelation 3:14

Angel of the Lord – Genesis 16:7

Anointed One – Psalm 2:2

Apostle Hebrews 3:1

Author and Perfecter of our Faith – Heb 12:2

Beginning – Revelation 21:6

Bishop of Souls – 1 Peter 2:25

Branch – Zechariah 3:8

Bread of Life – John 6:35,48

Bridegroom – Matthew 9:15

Carpenter – Mark 6:3

Chief Shepherd – 1 Peter 5:4

The Christ – Matthew 1:16

Comforter – Jeremiah 8:18

Consolation of Israel – Luke 2:25

Cornerstone – Ephesians 2:20

Dayspring – Luke 1:78

Day Star – 2 Peter 1:19

Deliverer – Romans 11:26

Desire of Nations – Haggai 2:7

Emmanuel – Matthew 1:23

End – Revelation 21:6

Everlasting Father – Isaiah 9:6

Faithful and True Witness – Rev 3:14

First Fruits – 1 Corinthians 15:23

Foundation – Isaiah 28:16

Fountain – Zechariah 13:1

Friend of Sinners – Matthew 11:19

Gate for the Sheep – John 10:7

Gift of God – 2 Corinthians 9:15

God – John 1:1

Glory of God – Isaiah 60:1

Good Shepherd – John 10:11

Governor – Matthew 2:6

Great Shepherd – Hebrews 13:20

Guide – Psalm 48:14

Head of the Church – Colossians 1:18

High Priest – Hebrews 3:1

Holy One of Israel – Isaiah 41:14

Horn of Salvation – Luke 1:69

I Am – Exodus 3:14

Jehovah – Psalm 83:18

Jesus – Matthew 1:21

King of Israel – Matthew 27:42

King of Kings – 1 Timothy 6:15; Rev 19:16

Lamb of God – John 1:29

Last Adam – 1 Corinthians 15:45

Life – John 11:25

Light of the World – John 8:12; John 9:5

Lion of the Tribe of Judah – Rev 5:5

Lord of Lords – 1 Timothy 6:15; Rev 19:16

Master – Matthew 23:8

Mediator – 1 Timothy 2:5

Messiah – John 1:41

Mighty God – Isaiah 9:6

Morning Star – Revelation 22:16

Nazarene – Matthew 2:23

Omega – Revelation 1:8

Passover Lamb – 1 Corinthians 5:7

Physician – Matthew 9:12

Potentate – 1 Timothy 6:15

Priest – Hebrews 4:15

Prince of Peace – Isaiah 9:6

Prophet – Acts 3:22

Propitiation – I John 2:2

Purifier – Malachi 3:3

Rabbi – John 1:49

Ransom – 1 Timothy 2:6

Redeemer – Isaiah 41:14

Refiner – Malachi 3:2

Refuge – Isaiah 25:4

Resurrection – John 11:25

Righteousness – Jeremiah 23:6

Rock – Deuteronomy 32:4

Root of David – Revelation 22:16

Rose of Sharon – Song of Solomon 2:1

Ruler of God’s Creation – Rev 3:14

Sacrifice – Ephesians 5:2

Savior – 2 Samuel 22:47; Luke 1:47

Second Adam – 1 Corinthians 15:47

Seed of Abraham – Galatians 3:16

Seed of David – 2 Timothy 2:8

Seed of the Woman – Genesis 3:15

Servant – Isaiah 42:1

Shepherd – 1 Peter 2:25

Shiloh – Genesis 49:10

Son of David – Matthew 15:22

Son of God – Luke 1:35

Son of Man – Matthew 18:11

Son of Mary – Mark 6:3

Son of the Most High – Luke 1:32

Stone – Isaiah 28:16

Sun of Righteousness – Malachi 4:2

Teacher – Matthew 26:18

Truth – John 14:6

Way – John 14:6

Wonderful Counselor – Isaiah 9:6

Word – John 1:1

Vine – John 15:1

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