DEFINITIONS (GOD, GOD,NAMES OF, GOD, PAGAN)

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GOD- The creator and sustainer of the universe who has provided humankind with a revelation of Himself through the natural world and through His Son, Jesus Christ. God may be described in terms of attributes. An attribute is an inherent characteristic of a person or being. While we cannot describe God in a comprehensive way, we can learn about Him by examining His attributes as revealed in the Bible.

The entire Bible is based on and about God feel free to read it or take the yearly Bible challenge.

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GOD, NAMES OF-  The titles or designations given to God throughout the Bible, In the ancient world, knowing another’s name was a special privilege that offered access to that person’s thought and life. God favored His people by revealing Himself by several names that offered special insight into His love and righteousness.

A few of God’s Names 

Elohim

Jehovah

El-Shaddai

Adonai

Jehovah-M’kaddesh

See also The Names Of God on this website 

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GOD, PAGAN- The false gods and idols worshiped by people during Bible times-especially the false gods of Egypt, Mesopotamia (Assyria and Babylon), Canaan, Greece, and Roman.

Scriptures on Pagan gods

2 Kings 17:30

Acts 14:12

Exodus 20:3

Judges 16:23

 

(NELSON’S STUDENT BIBLE DICTIONARY A Complete Guide to Understanding the World of the Bible Pg 95)

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