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Book Number Two:

The One True God

1.  There is only one true,1 supreme,2 almighty God,3 Who is light,4 life,5 and love.6 He is a Spirit7 and dwells in light inaccessible.8 His name is Jehovah.9 He is most wise,10 most holy,11 most free,12 most absolute,13 and works in all things14 after the counsel of His own unchangeable15 and most righteous will16 to the praise of His glory, mercy, and grace.17 He is seated on a throne of righteousness and justice, and mercy and truth go before His face.18 He is longsuffering and kind,19 not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance and faith.20 He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him by grace through faith21 and is willing to forgive all sin,22 which is the transgression of His most holy and just law.23 He can neither be tempted by sin,24 nor can He tempt any man to sin;25 however, He must execute justice and judgment upon all iniquity26 and will by no means clear those found guilty.27

2.     He is the Alpha and the Omega, without beginning or ending;28 the Lord God Almighty;29 the all-sufficient Creator of all things,30 not deriving any inherent glory from them, but only manifesting His own glory in them.31 In Him we live, move, and have our being.32 He lifts one up and pulls another down, as it pleases Him.33 There is nothing hidden from His sight,34 for He is omniscient,35 omnipotent,36 and omnipresent,37 and all of His ways are immutable.38 His counsel is all-wise.39 Unto Him is due all worship, praise,40 and whatsoever service He requires.41

3.    His plural name is Elohim,42 which manifests the three persons of the Godhead: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.43 This Godhead, as one in unity and essence, is indivisible and called the Holy Trinity.44 The Father has no beginning,45 the Son is eternally begotten of the Father,46 and the Holy Spirit eternally proceeds from the Father and the Son.47 God, as the eternal Lover,48 the beloved Son,49 and the Spirit of love,50 is in covenant union with Himself51 as well as with man,52 and cannot lie.53

4.     He is also known as Adonai, Master,54 before whom every knee shall bow, of things in heaven and things on earth and things under the earth.55

5.     He is also known as El Elyon, the Most High God,56 who is the sole possessor of heaven and earth and rules over all according to His own purpose.57

6.     He is also known as El-shaddai, the Almighty God,58 who has the power to do anything and everything at any time.59

7.     He is also known as Jehovah Sabaoth, the Lord of Hosts,60 for He resists the proud and gives grace to the humble,61 and always stands ready to correct and deliver His people.62

8.     He is also known as Jehovah-jireh, the Lord will provide,63 for He shall supply all His people’s needs according to His riches in glory.64

9.     He is also known as Jehovah-rophe, the Lord who heals,65 for our diseases did He bear Himself, and our pains He carried, and by His stripes we are healed.66

10.     He is also known as Jehovah-nissi, the Lord my banner,67 for He has sworn to defend His people.68

11.     He is also known as Jehovah-m’kaddesh, the Lord who sanctifies,69 for He who has begun a good work in you will perform it.70

12.     He is also known as Jehovah-shalom, the Lord is peace,71 for His peace passes all understanding.72

13.     He is also known as Jehovah-tsidkenu, the Lord our righteousness,73 for He is the King of righteousness.74

14.     He is also known as Jehovah-rohi, the Lord my shepherd,75 for He tends His people like a flock.76

15.     He is also known as Jehovah-shammah, the Lord is there,77 for who can flee from His presence?78

16.     God, in eternity foreknowing the fall of Lucifer79 and the corruption of certain angelic beings,80 did, by the most wise and holy counsel of His own will, freely and unchangeably predetermine all things,81 yet so as to allow the course of sin without limiting His own will thereby82 until the restitution of all things.83

17.     God, according to His grace,84 mercy,85 and truth,86 determined to prepare for Himself a people after His own image87 with whom He could become one and share Himself.88 Accordingly, order was brought out of chaos in six literal days, and God rested on the seventh.89 He formed man out of the dust of the earth90 and breathed into him spiritual life, thereby setting him apart from the rest of creation,91 yet making him a little lower than the angelic beings.92

18.     God recognized man’s fallibility,93 foreknowing that satan would bring about the fall of mankind and the corruption of all living things.94

19.     God, in His infinite wisdom, predetermined a plan of redemption to save man and his world95 from the same fate as that of the angelic host that rebelled without remedy and was condemned to be tormented forever in the Lake of Fire.96 He foreknew the countless numbers of people97 that would respond to the Spirit of truth,98 repent, and be saved by grace through faith throughout the ages of the earth;99 therefore, He predetermined to suit those whom He foreknew in body, soul, and spirit100 to participate in His plan for mankind as it weaved its thread through the course of the ages,101 calling them His elect.102 Accordingly, He also chose to use the heathen and satan’s system103 so that all things work together for good to those who love God.104

20.     It is therefore the sole purpose of God’s elect to work out their own salvation in fear and trembling105 and to apprehend that for which they also are apprehended of Christ Jesus by faith.106 This is to be achieved through the Holy Spirit,107 by the power of the word of God,108 by prayer,109 praise,110 and perseverance.111

  1. Deuteronomy 6:4; Mark 12:29; Jeremiah 10:10; John 17:3; I Timothy 1:17; 2:5; I Corinthians 8:4-6, I John 5:20
  2. Psalm 47:2,7; 97:9; 113:4; Deuteronomy 4:39; 10:14,17; Isaiah 66:1,2; I Timothy 6:15,16
  3. Genesis 17:1; 35:11; Psalm 24:7-10; 91:1; II Corinthians 6:17,18; Revelation 1:8; 4:8
  4. Psalm 104:2; John 1:7-9; 8:12; 12:46; I Timothy 6:15,16; I John 1:5
  5. John 1:4; 5:26; 6:35,48; 11:25; 14:6; Acts 3:15
  6. I John 4:8,16
  7. Numbers 16:22; 27:16; John 4:24; Hebrews 12:9
  8. Psalm 104:2; I Timothy 6:16
  9. Exodus 6:3; Psalm 83:18; Isaiah 12:2; 26:4; 42:8; 43:3,11
  10. Job 12:13,16; Psalm 147:5; Jeremiah 10:7; Daniel 2:20-22; Romans 16:27; I Corinthians 1:24,25; Ephesians 1:8; 3:10; I Timothy 1:17
  11. Exodus 15:11; Leviticus 19:2; Joshua 24:19; I Samuel 2:2; Psalm 11:7; 22:3; 30:4; 47:8; 111:9; Isaiah 5:16; 6:3; 47:4; 57:15; Ezra 39:7; Luke 1:49; I Peter 1:15,16; Revelation 4:8; 15:4
  12. I Samuel 14:6; II Chronicles 14:11; Job 9:4-13; 11:10; 23:13; 42:2; Psalm 115:3; 135:6; Isaiah 46:10,11; Jeremiah 32:17,27; Daniel 4:35; Matthew 19:26; Mark 10:27; 14:26; Luke 1:37; 18:27
  13. Isaiah 43:10,11; 45:5,6,21,22; 46:9
  14. Ephesians 1:11; Romans 8:28
  15. Numbers 23:19,20; I Samuel 15:29; Job 23:13; Psalm 33:11; 119:89-91; Ecclesiastes 3:14; 7:13; Isaiah 31:2; Malachi 3:6; Romans 11:29; Hebrews 6:17,18; James 1:17
  16. Deuteronomy 32:4; Psalm 33:4; 97:2; 111:3; 119:137,142; 145:17; Isaiah 45:19; Jeremiah 9:24; Daniel 9:14; Romans 9:14; Ephesians 1:5
  17. Ephesians 1:5,6
  18. Psalm 89:14; Psalm 85:8-10; Psalm 25:10; Psalm 86:15
  19. Psalm 117:2; Isaiah 54:8; Joel 2:13; Luke 6:35; Romans 2:4; 3:25; 9:22,223; 15:5; Ephesians 2:5-7; Titus 3:4-7; I Peter 3:20; II Peter 3:9,15
  20. John 1:12; 3:16-18; 5:24; 6:29; 11:25,26; Acts 20:21; 26:18; Romans 1:16,17; 5:1; Galatians 3:22-26; Ephesians 2:8,9; Hebrews 4:2; 6:1; 11:6
  21. I Chronicles 28:9; Psalm 63:1,2; 105:3,4; 119:10; Proverbs 8:17; Jeremiah 29:13; Matthew 6:33; Luke 12:31; Hebrews 11:6
  22. Exodus 34:6,7; Psalm 25:7; 103:12; Isaiah 1:18; 43:25; 55:6,7; 63:10; Jeremiah 33:8; Acts 13:38,39
  23. I John 3:4; Jeremiah 33:8; Romans 7:7-13
  24. Psalm 5:4; Proverbs 15:8,9,26; Habakkuk 1:13; James 1:13
  25. James 1:13,14
  26. Deuteronomy 10:17; 32:4; Job 37:23; Psalm 89:14; John 5:27; Acts 17:31; Romans 2:2; Hebrews 12:22,23
  27. Exodus 34:6,7; Numbers 14:18; Deuteronomy 10:17; II Chronicles 19:7; Nahum 1:3; I Peter 1:17
  28. Isaiah 41:4; 44:6; 48:12; Revelation 1:8,11; 21:6; 22:13; Hebrews 7:1-3
  29. Exodus 6:3; Isaiah 9:6; Revelation 11:17
  30. Genesis 1:1; Nehemiah 9:6; Psalm 33:6; 104:24; Isaiah 45:12; Jeremiah 10:12; John 1:1-3; Acts 14:15; 17:24-26; Romans 11:36; I Corinthians 8:6; Ephesians 3:9; Colossians 1:16,17
  31. Psalm 19:1; Isaiah 40:22-26; Romans 1:19-25
  32. Acts 17:28; I Samuel 25:29; Job 12:10; Psalm 36:9; Luke 20:38; Colossians 1:17; Hebrews 1:3
  33. Deuteronomy 32:39; I Samuel 2:6,7; II Chronicles 25:8; Job 1:21; 5:18; Psalm 75:6,7; Isaiah 55:11; Hosea 6:1,2
  34. I Samuel 16:7; I Chronicles 28:9; Job 12:22; 24:1; 26:6; 28:10,24; 34:21,22,25; Psalm 33:13-15; 38:9; 44:21; 66:7; 121:3,4; 139:12,15,16; Proverbs 15:3; Isaiah 29:15,16; Jeremiah 23:24; 32:19; Daniel 2:20-22; Amos 9:2-4; Matthew 6:4,18; Acts 15:18; Hebrews 4:13
  35. I Samuel 2:3; Job 12:13; 36:4,5; Psalm 92:5; 94:9-11; 139:1-6; 147:4,5; Proverbs 3:19,20; 5:21; Isaiah 40:13,14,27,28; Jeremiah 10:7; 51:15; Ezekiel 11:5; Matthew 6:8,32; Acts 1:24; 15:8,18; Romans 11:33,34; I Corinthians 1:25; I John 3:20
  36. Genesis 18:14; Job 42:2; Isaiah 26:4; Matthew 19:26; Luke 1:37; Acts 26:8; Revelation 19:6
  37. I Kings 8:27; Psalm 139:3,5,7-10; Isaiah 57:15; 66:1; Jeremiah 23:23,24; Acts 17:24,27
  38. Psalm 19:7; 33:11; 93:5; 111:7; 119:89-91; Isaiah 28:16; 55:3; Acts 13:34; II Timothy 2:19; Hebrews 6:17,18
  39. Job 12:13,16; Psalm 33:11; Proverbs 8:14; 19:21; Isaiah 28:29; Jeremiah 32:19; Daniel 2:20-22,28; I Corinthians 1:25; Ephesians 1:8
  40. Psalm 29:2; 66:4; 95:6; 96:8,9; 99:5; 100:1-4; 107:8; 138:2; 148; 149; 150; Isaiah 12:5; 38:20; Habakkuk 2:20; Luke 4:8; Revelation 14:6,7; 15:4
  41. Psalm 76:11; 89:7; II Kings 17:36; Ezra 7:23
  42. Genesis 1:1,2,26,27; 3:22; 5:1,22,24; 26:24; 28:13,17; Exodus 3:6; II Chronicles 32:19; Nehemiah 8:6; Psalm 47:1; 50:7; 99:5; Isaiah 43:3; 44:6; 45:5,14,15,18
  43. Isaiah 42:1; Matthew 12:18,28; Isaiah 61:1,2; Luke 4:1,14,18,19,21; Matthew 1:18,20; Luke 1:35; Matthew 3:16,17; Luke 3:22; John 1:32,33; 3:34,35; 14:16,17,26; 15:26; Matthew 28:19; Acts 1:2,4,5; 2:33; 10:36; Romans 1:3,4; II Corinthians 13:14; Galatians 4:4,6; Colossians 2:2; II Thessalonians 2:13,14,16; I Timothy 3:16; Titus 3:4-6; Hebrews 9:14; I Peter 1:2; I Peter 3:18; I John 5:6,7; Revelation 4:8
  44. Deuteronomy 6:4; Mark 12:29; Isaiah 6:3,8; Matthew 28:19; Luke 3:22; John 3:34,35; 7:38,39; 16:7,13-15; 17:11,21,22; Romans 8:9-11,26,27; I Corinthians 2:10,11; I Corinthians 8:6; 12:3-6; II Corinthians 1:21,22; 3:17; 5:5; Galatians 4:6; I John 5:7; Isaiah 43:10,11; 44:6; Isaiah 45:5,6; John 1:1,32-34; I Timothy 3:16; Hebrews 9:14; I Peter 1:2; Revelation 4:8
  45. Job 36:26; Psalm 90:2; 93:2; Proverbs 8:23-25; Isaiah 57:15; Romans 1:20; I John 2:13
  46. Isaiah 9:6; Micah 5:2; John 1:1,2; 8:23,58; 17:5,24; Colossians 1:17; II Timothy 1:9; Hebrews 7:1-3,16,24,25; 13:8; I Peter 1:20; I John 1:1,2; Revelation 1:8,11-17; 13:8
  47. Genesis 1:2; Isaiah 48:16; John 14:26; 15:26; 20:22; Galatians 4:6; I Thessalonians 4:8; Titus 3:5,6; Hebrews 9:14
  48. Psalm 63:3; Song of Solomon 5:9-16; Jeremiah 31:3; John 3:16; I John 3:1; 4:8-10,19
  49. Matthew 3:17; 17:5; Mark 1:11; 9:7; Luke 3:22; 9:35; II Peter 1:17
  50. Romans 5:5; Galatians 4:6; 5:22; Colossians 1:8; I Thessalonians 4:8,9
  51. Genesis 22:16; Psalm 110:4; Isaiah 45:23; Hebrews 6:13-16; 7:19-22
  52. Deuteronomy 7:8,9; I Kings 8:23; Psalm 105:8; 111:5,7-9; Isaiah 54:9,10; Hebrews 8:10; 10:16,17
  53. Titus 1:2; Hebrews 6:17-19; Numbers 23:19
  54. Genesis 15:2,8; 18:3; Psalm 2:4; 37:12,13; 57:9,10; 62:12
  55. Isaiah 45:22,23; Psalm 86:8,9; Philippians 2:9-11; Revelation 5:13
  56. Genesis 14:18-22; Psalm 47:1,2; Daniel 7:27
  57. Psalm 97:9; Ephesians 1:9-11; 3:11
  58. Genesis 17:1,2; 48:3,4; 49:25; Psalm 91:1; Ezekiel 1:24
  59. Genesis 18:14; Jeremiah 32:17,27; Matthew 28:18; Ephesians 1:19-23
  60. Isaiah 47:4; 54:5; Isaiah 1:9; Romans 9:29
  61. James 4:6; Isaiah 23:9
  62. Isaiah 5:24; 9:7; 44:6; Haggai 1:5-7; 2:6,7; Zechariah 4:6; 8:2
  63. Genesis 22:7-14
  64. Philippians 4:19; Matthew 6:31-34
  65. Exodus 15:22-26
  66. Isaiah 53:4,5; Matthew 8:17; I Peter 2:24
  67. Exodus 17:15
  68. Isaiah 54:17; Romans 8:34; 12:19
  69. Leviticus 20:7,8
  70. Philippians 1:6; 2:13
  71. Judges 6:24
  72. John 14:27; Philippians 4:6,7
  73. Jeremiah 23:5,6
  74. Hebrews 7:2; Psalm 48:10; 50:6; 71:19; 97:2; 111:3; 119:142; 145:17; Isaiah 41:10; 51:7,8
  75. Psalm 23
  76. Matthew 9:36-38; John 10:11-15; I Peter 2:25; Acts 20:28,29
  77. Ezekiel 48:35
  78. Psalm 139:7-12
  79. Isaiah 14:12-15; Luke 10:18; John 8:44
  80. II Peter 2:4; Jude 6; Revelation 12:4-9
  81. Isaiah 46:9,10; 48:3,5,6; Proverbs 16:4; Ephesians 1:11; Acts 17:24-27
  82. Job 23:10,13,14; Isaiah 55:10,11; Acts 4:25-28
  83. Acts 3:19-21; Ephesians 1:9,10
  84. Romans 3:24; Ephesians 1:3-7; 2:8-10
  85. Deuteronomy 7:6-9; Luke 1:50,76-79; Titus 3:5; Hebrews 8:12; I Peter 1:3
  86. Psalm 33:4; John 1:14,17; James 1:18
  87. Genesis 1:26,27; Romans 8:29; II Corinthians 3:17,18; I John 3:2
  88. Romans 8:16-18; Ephesians 1:3-6; 2:6,7; James 2:5; II Peter 1:3,4
  89. Genesis 1:1-2:3; Exodus 20:11; 31:16,17
  90. Genesis 2:7; 3:19
  91. Genesis 1:26-28; 2:7; Ecclesiastes 3:21
  92. Psalm 8:5; Hebrews 2:6,7
  93. Genesis 2:16,17; Psalm 78:39; 103:14; Matthew 26:41
  94. Isaiah 14:12,16,17; Romans 3:23; 5:12-21; 7:14-24; 8:19-23; II Corinthians 4:7,16
  95. Acts 2:23; Romans 8:18-23; Ephesians 3:9-11; I John 3:8; Revelation 13:8
  96. II Peter 2:4; Jude 6; Revelation 20:10
  97. Isaiah 45:11; Romans 8:29; Revelation 5:9; 7:9,10
  98. John 14:17; 15:26; 16:13; II Thessalonians 2:13; I John 4:6; 5:6
  99. Romans 3:24; 4:16; 11:2-6; Ephesians 1:5,6,10-12; 2:8
  100. John 6:37,44,45; Romans 9:11; Ephesians 1:4; Psalm 139:13-16; Romans 12:1; I Corinthians 6:20; 9:27; Romans 12:2; Ephesians 1:3; I Thessalonians 5:23; Zechariah 12:1
  101. John 15:16,19; Romans 1:9; 12:1,2; Ephesians 1:3-6,9-12; 2:7,10
  102. Luke 18:7; Romans 8:33; Colossians 3:12; I Peter 1:2
  103. Proverbs 13:22; 16:4; John 16:33; I John 2:13,14; 4:4
  104. Romans 8:28; Ephesians 1:11
  105. Philippians 2:12; Psalm 90:12; Ecclesiastes 12:13,14; I Peter 1:17; II Peter 1:10,11
  106. Philippians 3:7-14; Hebrews 4:2; 11:6
  107. Romans 8:1,4; Galatians 5:16,25
  108. Psalm 119:9,11,18,42,50,54,92,97,103,105; Proverbs 4:20-22; John 6:63; 8:30-32; II Timothy 2:15; II Timothy 3:14-17; Hebrews 4:12
  109. Ephesians 6:18; Philippians 4:6; I Thessalonians 5:17
  110. Psalm 147:1; Acts 2:46,47; 16:25,26; Philemon 6; Hebrews 13:15; I Peter 2:9
  111. John 15:5-8; II Thessalonians 1:4; II Timothy 2:3-5; 3:14; 4:5; Hebrews 10:32-39; 12:1-3; Revelation 2:7,11,17,26-28; 3:5,12,21
 
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