2. What is God Like?
II. Read Revelation 4:8. Find three characteristics of God:
__ very pure __ not interested in us
__ no sin __ very far from us
__ must punish sin __ separate from evil
Note: God is everywhere, but the phrase “in my heart” describes the
__3. LORD c. Can stand for both God and God the Son. __4. Lord
Note: Some Bibles write LORD, all in capital letters, to translate God’s name, Yahweh, which is sometimes spelled “Jehovah”.
NOTE: the Chinese version of the matching exercise is:
__ 1. Shang Ti a. Name of God the Son
__ 2. Jesus b. This word means God
__ 3. Jehovah c. Can stand both for God and God the Son.
__ 4. Lord d. God’s name, often used in the Old Testament
But the Father is not the Son, and the Son is not the Spirit.
Only God the Son became a human. His name is: ______
The early Christians wrote a summary of some Christian beliefs that a person was expected to know when he was baptized. This statement is called “The Apostles’ Creed”. There are three parts, one about God the Father, one about the Son, and one about the Holy Spirit. The first part is:
1. Which descriptions of God were in the Bible verses in this lesson? ___
2. Which description was not found in the passages we looked up. ____3. Read Matthew 7:11. Why is “father” a suitable name for God? _____
4. If God is our Father, then what are we? _______________________
God made everything. If you believe this fact, this thought will influence your daily life. Below are six situations. Please consider how accepting God as Creator could help someone who said these things. Answer each question by saying, “Since God made everything, therefore …”
ANSWERS: I. God loves me. 1. Jesus died for me. 2.. no 3. no II. Holy, Almighty, always existed 1. no sin, very pure, must punish sin, separate from evil. 2. sin. Jesus. 3. always was III. 1. God made everything 2. needs nothing 3. everywhere, in heaven, in my heart (if I am a believer) IV. God is Spirit 1. You would have to go to a location to find Him. 2. God is with me everywhere. V. 1.b, 2.a, 3.a, 4.c VI. Jesus VII. 1. Almighty, Maker. 2. Father 3. Cares for us 4. God’s children VIII. 1. You have value because God made you. 2. You are here on purpose, not by accident. 3. God gave life, and only God can authorize ending life. 4. God gave us the world to take care of. 5. The One who made you has the right to tell you now to live. 6. Many gods are not regarded as “creator,” but the God of the Bible is Creator of all. IX. 1. Anger 2. rejected God 3. Do wrong 4. Yes