Category: The Attributes of God

God’s Self Sufficiency: Embracing the Reality that God Doesn’t Need You

In 2009, my wife and I purchased a home in Atlanta, Georgia. Despite being a larger house in a nice neighborhood, it was what our realtor called “a handy man special.” It needed some serious TLC. The fact that dogs had used the walls to “mark” their territory and cigarette smoke seemed to hang around like an unwanted guest, made my wife initially refuse the deal. But I assured her of my (never-before-seen) carpentry skills and off we went—paint brush and all! Trips to the local Home Depot soon began to drain my bank account. The items that needed...

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Attributes of God Series Recap

Over the month of July, we have posted many articles here at Servants of Grace as part of a series on the attributes of God. The purpose of this series is to help Christians think through what the attributes of God are and their importance to the Christian faith. To that end, the contributors have endeavored to help you understand what Scripture and church history teaches about the attributes of God are in order to help our readers grow in their understanding of the doctrine of God. I hope this series has encouraged you, exalted in King Jesus, and...

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Living in Light of God’s Justice

Editor’s note: The purpose of this series is to help our readers think through what the attributes of God are and their importance to the Christian faith. Dave opened our series by looking at what the communicable attributes of God are. Dave answered the question, “What are the incommunicable attributes of God?“ Rick Hanna wrote on the goodness of God. Mike Boling wrote on the love of God. Brian wrote on the aseity of God. David Dunham wrote on the immanence of God. Zach wrote on the holiness of God. Dave wrote on the grace, mercy, and patience of...

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God Is Love

Editor’s note: The purpose of this series is to help our readers think through what the attributes of God are and their importance to the Christian faith. Dave opened our series by looking at what the communicable attributes of God are. Dave answered the question, “What are the incommunicable attributes of God?“ Rick Hanna wrote on the goodness of God. Today Mike Boling writes on the love of God. ************************************************** The love of God is the attribute of God people arguably are most familiar with. We are familiar with many passages of Scripture that speak of God loving a...

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The Goodness of God by Rick Hanna

Editor’s note: The purpose of this series is to help our readers think through what the attributes of God are and their importance to the Christian faith. Dave opened our series by looking at what the communicable attributes of God are. Dave answered the question, “What are the incommunicable attributes of God?“ Today Rick Hanna writes on the goodness of God. ************************************************** Introduction I am thankful for this new series on SOG (Servants of Grace) on the attributes of God where we will get a glimpse of God’s character. We do so, not from a desire to increase our...

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