God - Just the facts

Part 1: Facts 

Fact: There is only one God.

 James 2:19 (King James Version)

 19Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.

 Isaiah 46:9 (King James Version)

 9Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me,

 Fact: God is an invisible Spirit.

 John 4:24 (King James Version)

 24God is a Spirit…

 1 Timothy 1:17 (King James Version)

 17Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.

 1 Timothy 6:15-16 (King James Version)

15Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords; 16Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.

 Fact: The one God, invisible Spirit, promised to be our Savior.

 Isaiah 43:10-11 (King James Version)

10Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me. 11I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no saviour.

 Jude 1:25 (King James Version)

 25To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.

 Fact: The one God, Spirit and Savior, was seen in the flesh as Jesus Christ.

 1 Timothy 3:16 (King James Version)

16And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

 2 Corinthians 4:4 (King James Version)

4In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

 John 1:1,14 (King James Version)

1In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God...14And the Word was made flesh...

 Fact: The prophets declared that Jesus is the One God.

 Matthew 1:22-23  (King James Version)

 22Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying,  23Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.

 Isaiah 9:6 (King James Version)

 6For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

 Fact: The apostles declared that Jesus is the one God.

 John 20:28 (King James Version)

 28And Thomas answered and said unto him, My LORD and my God.

 Titus 2:13 (King James Version)

 13Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ

 Fact: Jesus declared that He is the one Lord God.

 Acts 9:5 (King James Version)

 5And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus….

 Revelation 1:7,8 (King James Version)

 7Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen. 8I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.

 John 10:30-33 (King James Version)

30 I and my Father are one. 31 Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him. 32 Jesus answered them, Many good works have I shewed you from my Father; for which of those works do ye stone me? 33 The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God.

 Fact: All of who God is dwelled in the man, Jesus Christ.

 Colossians 1:19 (King James Version)

 19For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell;

 2 Corinthians 5:19 

 19To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself,….

 Colossians 2:9 (King James Version)

 9For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.

 Fact: Since all the fullness dwelled in him, Jesus had all the attributes of God.

He is omnipotent.

Matthew 28:18 (King James Version)

 18And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

He is omniscient.

Colossians 2:3 (King James Version)

 3In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

He is omnipresent.

Matthew 18:20 (King James Version)

 20For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

He accepted worship.

Matthew 28:9 (King James Version)

 9And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came and held him by the feet, and worshipped him.

 Fact: Jesus Christ is the fullest revelation of Jehovah.

 Exodus 6:3 (King James Version)

 3And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them.

 God has progressively revealed his name to his people.  Old Testament names for God expressed his self-existence.

Jehovah – “He who is” or “The existing one”

“I AM”

 As God would manifest more of Himself, descriptions were added to describe Him. Jesus fulfilled all these descriptions proving that He is Jehovah, The Great I Am.

Descriptions of Jehovah - Fulfilled in Christ

1. Jehovah jireh (provider) - John 14:13

2. Jehovah rapha (healer) - James 5:14-15

3. Jehovah nissi (banner or victory) - I Cor. 15:57

4. Jehovah m’kaddesh (sanctifier) - Ephesians 5:26

5. Jehovah shalom (peace) - John 14:27

6. Jehovah sabaoth (Lord of hosts) - James 5:4-7

7. Jehovah elyon (most high) - Luke 1:32

8. Jehovah rohi (shepherd) - John 10:11

9. Jehovan hoseenu (maker) - John 1:3

10. Jehovah tsidkenu (righteousness) - I Cor. 1:30

11. Jehovah shammah (present) - Matthew 28:20

 John 8:23-24 (King James Version)

 23And he said unto them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above: ye are of this world; I am not of this world.  24I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins.

*The King James denotes words that were added for clarity or grammatical style by the translators with italics.

 Fact: The name of Jesus is higher than any other name.

 Philippians 2:9-10 (King James Version)

 9Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: 10That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;

 Fact: The name of Jesus is the only name that brings salvation.

 Matthew 1:21 (King James Version)

 21And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.

 Acts 4:12 (King James Version)

 12Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

 Fact: The name of Jesus is not just the name of the Son on earth, but also of the Father.

 John 5:43 (King James Version)

 43 I am come in my Father's name...

 John 17:26 (King James Version)

 26And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare it:..

 John 17:6 (King James Version)

 6I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou gavest me out of the world:..

 Jesus is actually a compound name. It literally translates as “Jehovah Our Savior.”

 Isaiah 52:6 (King James Version)

 6Therefore my people shall know my name: therefore they shall know in that day that I am he that doth speak: behold, it is I.

 Zechariah 14:9 (King James Version)

 9And the LORD shall be king over all the earth: in that day shall there be one LORD, and his name one.

 Jesus, Jehovah Our Savior, is the one name that completely describes God's existence, attributes, and relationship with mankind.