21 – Existence of God
EXISTENCE OF GOD
§ 21. The existence of God is not only evidenced by the works of creation1 and by man’s conscience,2 but is taught wherever God is named and His works are mentioned in Holy Writ.3
1. The existence of God is not only evidenced by the works of creation
Romans 1:19–21 Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath showed it unto them. For the invisible things of Him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse: because that, when they knew God, they glorified Him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
Psalm 19:1–3 The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament showeth His handiwork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night showeth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard.
2. and by man’s conscience,
Romans 2:15 Which shew the work of the Law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another.
3. but is taught wherever God is named and His works are mentioned in Holy Writ.
Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
Revelation 22:19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.
Psalm 90:2 Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever Thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, Thou art God.
Psalm 14:1 The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.