The Personality of God

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By Jesse Jenkins

Benchley, January 28, 2018

  • The deity of God
    • Omnipotence – Amos 4:13; 5:8
      • Amos 1:3-2:8 – Judgment against the nations
    • Omniscience – Amos 9:3-4; Psalms 139:8
  • The personality of God
    • Amos 1:3 – God communicates with others.
    • Amos 4:2 – God swears by Himself.
    • Amos 5:21 – God is capable of hate.
    • Acts 7:3, 6 – God repents.
      • The sinner can affect the actions of God. If he turns to righteousness, God will bless him. If he turns to sin, God will condemn him.
    • Amos 9:3-4 – Compare Hebrews 5:8. God commands obedience.
    • Amos 5:4, 6, 8 – God is merciful. II Peter 3:9

The Divine Nature

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By Jesse Jenkins

Benchley, April 10, 2016

  • Introduction
    • I Peter 2:21
    • II Peter 1:1-4
  • Characteristics of the Divine Nature that we do not share:
    • Omnipotence
    • Omniscience
    • Omnipresence
  • Characteristics of Divine Nature that we do share:
    • Love – I John 4:8, 19; 4:19-20; 5:1; John 13:35; Ephesians 4:15; Matthew 5:44
    • Light – John 8:12
    • Holiness – Psalms 145:17; Hebrews 12:10,14
    • Righteousness – Psalms 111:3; Ephesians 4:24; II Corinthians 5:17; Romans 6:4; I John 2:29
    • Mercifulness – Psalms 103:17; James 5:13; Acts 20:35; Ephesians 4:28; James 1:27; Matthew 25:31-46; Psalms 37:25
    • Longsuffering – Numbers 14:18; II Peter 3:9
    • Forgiving – Daniel 9:9; Luke 17:3
    • Faithful – I Corinthians 10:13
  • What has changed when one becomes a partaker of the divine nature?
    • A new creature with:
      • A new Master
      • A new mind
      • A new life
      • A new destination