Attributes of God

AseityGod is independent and needs no one. Acts 17:25
EternalityGod is everlasting. He is without beginning or end. Exodus 3:14
Psalm 90:2
Isaiah 40:28
GraciousnessGod condescends to show us undeserved kindness. 2 Chronicles 30:9
1 Peter 2:3
HolinessGod is pure, morally perfect, and without spiritual defect. He is separate and distinct from everything and everyone in His moral and spiritual status.Exodus 15:11
Leviticus 19:2
Numbers 23:19 Habakkuk 1:13
1 John 1:5
ImmanenceGod’s presence is manifested in the world. Isaiah 6:3
Acts 17:28
ImmutabilityGod cannot change. He remains unchanged in His infinity–His nature, character, essence, and attributes. Psalm 102:27
Malachi 3:6
Hebrews 6:18
Hebrews 13:8
James 1:17
IncomprehensibilityGod is not able to be fully knownIsaiah 40:28
IncorporealityGod is spirit–not flesh. He is a spiritual Being. Luke 24:39
John 4:24
InfinityGod is limitless in His attributes.Psalm 90:2
Psalm 139:7-8
Matthew 19:26
Hebrews 4:13
JealousyGod possesses a zeal to protect that which is right, such as His relationship with His people. Exodus 20:5
Numbers 25:1-18
MercyGod often withholds deserved punishment/retribution. Nehemiah 9:31
Isaiah 55:7
Micah 7:18
OmnibenevolenceGod is all-loving–possessing a completely unselfish care and concern for what is best for the individual. 1 John 4:16
OmnipotenceGod is all-powerful–able to do anything that infinite power can do. Genesis 17:1
Job 42:2
Jeremiah 32:27
Matthew 19:26
Mark 10:27
OmnipresenceGod is aware of all that is happening everywhere, whether in the physical or spirit realm.1 King 8:27
Psalm 139:7-8
Proverbs 15:3
OmnisapientGod is all-wise.Romans 11:33
Romans 16:27
OmniscienceGod is all-knowing. He knows everything there is to be known. 1 Chronicles 28:9
Psalm 147:4
Matthew 10:29-30
Hebrews 4:13
OnenessGod is one and only, an essential unity, one in His divine essence–yet exists in three separate, distinct persons, forming the unified Godhead.Deuteronomy 6:4
Romans 1:20
Colossians 2:9
Matthew 3:16-17
Matthew 28:19
2 Corinthians 13:14
John 14:26
Patience/LongsufferingGod waits on and bears with people, giving them time to make the right decision. Psalm 103:17
Romans 2:4
1 Peter 3:20
2 Peter 3:9
Righteousness/JusticeGod is just, fair, and impartial. He shows no favor or bias. He is always right. Every one of His actions is proper and correct. Psalm 11:7
Acts 20:34
Romans 2:11
SovereigntyGod is the absolute, supreme authority, ruler, and controller of the material and spiritual realms. 1 Chronicles 29:11-12
Isaiah 45:18
Isaiah 46:9-10
Ezekiel–“sovereign LORD”
TranscendenceGod transcends all space/time and is not subject to its limitations. Isaiah 57:15
WrathfulGod possesses appropriate disdain for evil. His anger is unemotional, impersonal, judicial, and proper in magnitude and duration. Exodus 15:7
Ezra 9:14-15
Psalm 7:11
Romans 1:18
John 3:36


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