23 – Unity of God
UNITY OF GOD
§ 23. God is one,1 inasmuch as He cannot but be what He is, and there never has been, nor is, nor ever will, nor can be, another being like Him.2
1. God is one
Mark 12:29, 32 And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God is one Lord. (32) And the scribe said unto Him, Well, Master, thou hast said the truth: for there is one God; and there is none other but He.
John 17:3 And this is life eternal, that they might know Thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom Thou hast sent.
2. inasmuch as He cannot but be what He is, and there never has been, nor is, nor ever will, nor can be, another being like Him
Deuteronomy 4:35 Unto thee it was showed, that thou mightest know that the Lord He is God, there is none else beside Him.
Isaiah 42:8 I am the Lord: that is My name: and My glory will I not give to another, neither My praise to graven images.
Isaiah 48:11 For Mine own sake, even for Mine own sake, will I do it: for how should My name be polluted? and I will not give My glory unto another.
Exodus 3:14 And God said unto Moses, I Am that I Am: and He said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I Am hath sent me unto you.
Isaiah 44:6 Thus saith the Lord the King of Israel, and His Redeemer the Lord of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and besides Me there is no God.
Isaiah 48:12 Hearken unto Me, O Jacob and Israel, My called; I am He; I am the first, I also am the last.