Bible Study Lesson 2.5

15
Sep

Understanding God’s Being in Light of His Diverse Attributes & Characteristics – God’s Presence

Thursday 15th September 2022 – All PTC Chapters

Study passages:
Jeremiah 23:23-24 NCV ‘I am a God who is near “says the Lord. I am also a God who is far away. No one can hide where I cannot see him. “says the Lord. I fill all of heaven and Earth. “says the lord.

1 Kings 8:27 NKJV [Solomon praying at the dedication of the temple] ‘but will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain you. How much less this temple which I have built!

Qn 1. Comment on the study passages above?
David in the book of Psalm 26:8 {GNT} talks of honor as Glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea.

Qn 2 a) What is the relationship between God’s glory and his presence?
b) How is God’s glory evidenced in the world today?
c) How should being mindful of God’s glory affect the way we view and relate to God?
– God has a mind -knowing and comprehending all things
1st Samuel 2:3b ‘For the Lord is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed’
– God has a will
Ephesians 1:11 ‘In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will. {KJV}
– God communicates
Hebrews 1:1-2 ‘God who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto us by his son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds’

Qn 3: How does God communicate and interact with us?

Qn 4: Do you see God as a personal being that you can relate to? Explain.

Qn 5: What is one thing about God that you find particularly awe-inspiring?
{ Let every member of the group mention an aspect}

Instruction :
Write down something that you either didn’t know before; or gained greater insight into; or needed reminding of in today’s lesson.

Demonstrating the Life of Christ In You.
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