22 – Spirituality and Personality


§ 22. God is not a power subsisting in or exerted by a material being or number of beings, nor a material being endowed with or exerting power, nor a being composed of a material nature and a spiritual nature, but a spirit complete and subsisting in Himself.

John 4:24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth.

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.

John 5:26 For as the Father hath life in Himself; so hath He given to the Son to have life in Himself.

Isaiah 41:4 Who hath wrought and done it, calling the generations from the beginning? I the Lord, the first, and with the last; I am He.

Isaiah 48:12 Hearken unto Me, O Jacob and Israel, My called: I am He; I am the first, I also am the last.

Acts 17:28: For in Him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also His offspring.

Colossians 1:16–17 For by Him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by Him, and for Him: And He is before all things, and by Him all things consist.

Psalm 104:24 O Lord, how manifold are Thy works! in wisdom hast Thou made them all: the earth is full of Thy riches.

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.

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.