This morning I was looking for the verse that says “He is precious” (I can remember a lot of verses memorized years ago, but, sadly, not the references). I don’t remember the exact thought process now, but somehow that triggered reminders of many verses saying directly that God is something. I decided to explore that a little further:
Unto you therefore which believe he is precious. I Peter 2:7.
But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ. For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us. Ephesians 2:13-14.
The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1.
Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation. Isaiah 12:2.
For the LORD thy God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God. Deuteronomy4:24.
(For the LORD thy God is a merciful God😉 he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them. Deuteronomy 4:21.
Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD. Deuteronomy 6:4.
For the LORD your God is he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you. Deuteronomy 20:4.
The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms Deuteronomy 33:27.
God is my strength and power: and he maketh my way perfect. II Samuel 22:33.
For if ye turn again unto the LORD, your brethren and your children shall find compassion before them that lead them captive, so that they shall come again into this land: for the LORD your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye return unto him. II Chronicles 30:9.
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1.
For God is the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding. Psalm 47:7.
And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Psalm 50:6.
Behold, God is mine helper: the Lord is with them that uphold my soul. Psalm 54:4.
When I cry unto thee, then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me. Psalm 56:9.
Because of his strength will I wait upon thee: for God is my defence. Psalm 59:9.
My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. Psalm 73:26.
For God is my King of old, working salvation in the midst of the earth. Psalm 74:12.
For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly. Psalm 84:11.
Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the LORD our God is holy. Psalm 99:9.
Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful. Psalm 116:5.
He that hath received his testimony hath set to his seal that God is true. John 3:33.
God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. John 4:24.
God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord. I Corinthians 1:9.
But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption. I Corinthians 1:30.
He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. I John 4:8.
The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer. II Samuel 22:2.
That all the people of the earth may know that the LORD is God, and that there is none else. I Kings 8:60.
The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. Psalm 23:1.
The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. Psalm 34:18.
To shew that the LORD is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him. Psalm 92:15.
For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations. Psalm 100:5.
So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me. Hebrews 13:6.
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. I Peter 3:9
And that is just scratching the surface.
If it is a blessing just to run our eyes down the list of underlined attributes, how much greater would it be to study them further and in context, and the reactions we should have to them.
Many, O LORD my God, are thy wonderful works which thou hast done,
and thy thoughts which are to us-ward:
they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee:
if I would declare and speak of them,
they are more than can be numbered. Psalm 40:5.