Scripture describes god s characterhis attributes from genesis to revelation. There is a third reason that i am interested in the return of jesus, and thats because the return of jesus is going to fulfill the promises that god has made to the creation. Feb 25, 2015 the words of revelation indicate more will join them revelation 6. By this we mean these visions cover the same time period and culminate in god s judgment of israel after the flesh 1 cor. Jan 03, 2018 through the bible with les feldick lesson 1 part 3 book 1 attributes of god genesis 1. Carson is the cofounder and president of the gospel coalition, and also the. Beale notes, god and christ are glorified because christs resurrection demonstrates that they are sovereign over creation to judge and to redeem. Gods love is based in a supreme desire to glorify himself, for he is the being.
God is seeking true worshipers who must worship him in spirit and truth john 4. Herein, in the book of revelation, jesus doesnt preach heaven and hell as a nominal christian would preach it. In god s image 77 the book of revelation this message is part of a series of 90 sermons based on the title, in god s image god s purpose for humanity. The beauty of gods character is that each of his attributes. This is not an exhaustive list but more of a springboard to help you get familiar with god s character as he has revealed himself in his word. The beast, the book, and the beauty of the lamb desiring god. In revelation, jesus also has a special saving role to play in the world as the son of god. May 25, 2017 revelation can be difficult to interpret. This name indicates the meaning of revelation it uncovers matters that had been hidden and discloses events that would happen long after it was written. His radiance and beauty emanate from all that his is and all that he does.
During the end times, sevenyear tribulation god will pour out his wrath as judgment for the worlds sin and as a final call for humanity to repent and worship him. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the attributes of god volume 2. For god s promises to the creation to be fulfilled. In particular, two truths concerning the divine nature of jesus are presented in revelation chapter one 1 divine nature of christ. Desiring to grow in knowledge of the bible, pink immigrated to the united states in 1910 to study at moody bible institute in chicago, illinois. This is only one study out of over 100 in depth lectures by dr johnson on systematic theology including studies of the doctrines of god, christ, the spirit, prayer, salvation, etc. In the final moments of the message, i gave a quick tour of how god reveals himself in every book of the bible. In other words, a man must, as god said, put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground ex. God has revealed himself to man through his creation and also through the conscience.
The revelation contains numerous moral imperatives and calls to repentance, an element not frequently found in apocalyptic material. Nevertheless, it is clear that eves desire for wisdom contributed to her fall. The attributes of god in christ the revelation of jesus. A short threelecture survey of the background and contents of the book of revelation in partnership with third millennium ministries the gospel coalition exists to equip the next generation of believers, pastors, and church leaders to shape life and ministry around the gospel.
When we talk about the attributes of god, we are trying to answer questions like. November 5, 2012 november 5, 2012 posted in attributes of god, revelation tagged book of revelation, glory of god, new, revelation, theology, theology of revelation, theology of the glory of god many have tried to establish a theme for the book of revelation, but the following summary by george g. Now as we begin this lesson, im going to have you come right back to where we left off in the last lesson and that would be genesis 1. We have a god that wants to be known, and therefore, he reveals himself to us. These 10 attributes are not the only ones set forth in scripture. Sproul looks at several of god s unchanging attributes, explaining how an understanding of god s character drives us to deeper reverence and awe. The attributes of god in christ the revelation of jesus christ.
This risen jesus is the true one, the true witness revelation 3. I would highly recommend this to anyone who would like this set of books but. They are parallel and repetitive visions that use different images to describe the same events and results. The attributes of god study resources blue letter bible. The expression alpha and omega also used as title of god in book of revelation. In the later books of metaphysics, aristotle goes further and identifies the unmoved mover.
Creation declares his existence and glory, and our hearts declare it as well. Through the bible with les feldick lesson 1 part 3 book 1 attributes of god genesis 1. Priscilla shirers attributes of god in genesis, hes the breath of life in exodus, he is the passover lamb. However, these will give you a better appreciation of who god is. One must learn and follow the ordained means of interpreting the book of revelation so as not to muddy the waters and darken the counsel with words without knowledge. The revelation of christ revelation 15 the prologue the introduction the marks of divinity in the book of revelation, jesus shows himself to be god just like his father. The book of revelation gives us a heavenly insight into what is going on behind the scenes in the flow of history. The greek name of the bible book of revelation, apoka. Ancient tradition spoke of two primeval monsters, which inhabited the ocean depths and the. The manifestations of god are appearances of the divine spirit or holy spirit in a series of personages, and as such, they perfectly reflect the attributes of the divine into the human world for the progress and advancement of human. Do you remember when the creature gollum attacks frodo, and, wrestling him, tries to grab the ring. General revelation refers to the general truths that can be known about god through nature. In order to find out who or what the seven spirits of god are, we have to first accept what revelation clearly states they are.
Gods eternity may be seen as an aspect of his infinity, discussed below. The pains of torment and the blissfulness of paradise in the terms definitively unveiled by. Chapters 4 and 5 are central to the book of revelation as they show the sovereign hand of the god, the only one worthy to bring both judgment upon sin and the fulfillment of redemption. As we saw in our mapping gods highway in revelation post, 2 visions 2 through 6 are repetitions or recapitulations. Natural theology internet encyclopedia of philosophy.
The bible, god s word, tells us what god is like and what he is not like. All of our resources exist to guide you toward everlasting joy in jesus christ. And, interestingly, as desiring god writer andrew wilson notes in his article on. Jan 03, 2016 lets turn to the strangest book in the bible, the book of revelation. Praying the names and attributes of god the navigators. Weve compiled 30 names and attributes of god with accompanying verses to help you learn more about him and be drawn into worship. And in the revelation, in the very end, when its all over. If youve ever read the book of revelation you know that it is full of symbols beasts and elders, angels and that great serpent all manner of interesting creatures. In revelation, god promises his blessing seven times a symbolically significant number.
A sermon on revelation 4 by coty pinckney, desiring god community church, charlotte, nc, 4172005 how many of you have seen the film the return of the king. The papacy reigned for 42 prophetic months, which equals 1,260 years. The book of revelation explained, volume 2, begins with chapter 4, not chapter 1 and en ds with chap ter 8, verse 2. Apr 30, 2017 the book of life exploring key phrases duration. Look at the texts where the people of god are sealed on their. In the book of revelation, jesus shows himself to be god just like his father. Gods revelation to moses the thirteen attributes of god. The revelation of christ revelation 15 the prologue the introduction the marks of divinity. The god of reversals desiring god community church. I never know what the lord would have me study or write on next, but at this time i have been compelled to take on the task. In particular, two truths concerning the divine nature of jesus are presented in revelation chapter one. Use this guide for 30 days to enrich your time set apart with god by taking one description of him and meditating on that for one day, along with the accompanying passage. In this 14session study, you will examine the entire book of revelation, looking closely at john. Oct 04, 2012 god s revelation to moses the thirteen attributes of god october 4, 2012 by kevin daly judaism relates to god as a code hidden in the verses of the torah christianity as a character revealed in christ michael korn.
Follow john piper on facebook follow john piper on twitter. God knows everything and his knowledge is complete. During my last message of the real questions people ask series, i ended it by teaching about the bible itself. Deeper into the fathers heart kindle edition by tozer, a. Without the authority of the bible, any attempt to explain god s attributes would be no better than an opinion, which by itself is often incorrect, especially in understanding god job 42. In this lab, pastor john illustrates how to begin to understand the symbols, and apply them to life today. The following is a list of some of god s known attributes. The seven seals are the first series of god s judgments during this time, and they are described in revelation 6. Attributes of god the eternity of god by dr s lewis johnson recommended resource includes mp3, page pdf or ms word document. Chapters cover the seven lett ers to the seven churche s of asia and are explaine d in. The attributes of god include eternality, goodness, grace, holiness. One who possesses all power and authority 2 corinthians 6. Special revelation refers to the more specific truths that can be known about god through the supernatural.
Unlike, say, the gospel of mark, where jesus is portrayed as pretty human and separate from god. Jesus preaches heaven and hell based upon the foreboding events that are unveiled from revelation 422. Although the purpose of this page is give an overview of the attributes of god, i must apologize because this table is not even the fringes of his ways and how faint a word we hear of him. Jan 14, 2020 angels antichrist apologetics apostasy in the church archaeology armageddon bible book of daniel book of revelation church and ecclesiology conferences creation versus evolution cults death end times eschatology eternity evangelism false prophets god gogmagog war heaven hope interpretation of scriptures islam israel jesus jewish people. God s revelation to moses the thirteen attributes of god october 4, 2012 by kevin daly judaism relates to god as a code hidden in the verses of the torah christianity as a character revealed in christ michael korn. Print the attribute cards on pages and 14 printing on card stock or laminating them will make them sturdier. There is a perfect harmony in god and it is not a diminishing of god to say that all of his attributes work in perfect harmony with all the other. Lets turn to the strangest book in the bible, the book of revelation. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The beast would reign for 42 months and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months revelation. Jan 18, 2019 this risen jesus is the true one, the true witness revelation 3. General revelation shows certain attributes of god. He is said to be singing praise to god as he was burnt alive for his faith.
If you were a christian in syria today, or iraq you would not blink at the most horrible descriptions of these days. Since we cannot fully comprehend god completely, we can know what he is like through the verses in the bible that reveal those attributes. Oct 12, 2018 yet god through that death pays the penalty for the sins of all those who trust in him, and raises him from the dead, so that at the name of jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that jesus christ is lord, to the glory of god the father philippians 2. God is desiring to plant something incredible in our lives, but we have to reach for the right source. Guest, don carson, discusses the theme of the wrath of god. He continues, along with the rest of scripture, revelation indicates that theology is a study of history and of god s activity in history 2. Use this guide to enrich your understanding of god by taking a description of him and meditating on it, drawing you into worship throughout the day. In his vision john sees an angel searching for someone who is worthy to open a scroll that will commence judgment on the world. How the book of revelation differs from apocalyptic apocalyptic is usually distinguished from prophecy, yet john calls his book a prophecy 1.
This is to correspond w ith the chap ters in revelati on that deal with the seals series. England on april 1, 1886 and became a christian in 1908, at the age of 22. There are many gods falsely so called, but there is only one true god, and the bible tells us about him. Theology of the glory of god from the book of revelation. Nov 05, 2012 november 5, 2012 november 5, 2012 posted in attributes of god, revelation tagged book of revelation, glory of god, new, revelation, theology, theology of revelation, theology of the glory of god many have tried to establish a theme for the book of revelation, but the following summary by george g. In the book of revelation, john describes the vision god gave him of this future period. The bible is gods revelation of himself, and it reveals truth about god in two ways. Yet god through that death pays the penalty for the sins of all those who trust in him, and raises him from the dead, so that at the name of jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that jesus christ is lord, to the glory of god the father philippians 2. Some people read the book of revelation to figure out the time of jesus return. Nov 18, 2012 beale notes, god and christ are glorified because christs resurrection demonstrates that they are sovereign over creation to judge and to redeem. When we talk about the attributes of god we are talking about his naturewho god is in his manifested character. The glory of god is of course, inseparable from his other attributes, so god is eternally, infinitely, unchangingly glorious. This just means that the book sees god and jesus as being equal in divinity and awesomeness. It is through abidingremaining in jesus word that we will know the truth and that truth will set us free john 8.
Priscilla shirers attributes of god in genesis, hes the breath of life in exodus, he is the passover lamb in leviticus, hes our high priest in numbers, the fire by nigh. The following is a list of 30 names and attributes of god. General revelation and special revelation are the two ways god has chosen to reveal himself to humanity. The book of revelation explained, volume 2 gospel trumpeter.
If, on the other hand, the book of revelation largely portrays events that occur. Theology of redemption from the book of revelation. Leithart defines revelation as a book of poetic prophecy, which describes historical events mostly under the cover of evocative archetypal symbols. Theology proper also called paterology, meaning the study of the father is the area of christian systematic theology that investigates what the bibles teaches regarding god the father, the first person of the triune godhead. Most people in the world have no experience of lasting joy in their lives. We live in very strange and, for many, unexpected and threatening times.118 1428 1580 643 518 1578 825 684 874 1599 1607 244 1379 344 1607 934 1064 71 960 600 1400 805 1285 1173 1174 1285 750 1395 1049 321 883 81 233 231 762 475