Wednesday, November 23

What do the scriptures make known of God?

The scriptures make known what God is,[1] the persons in the Godhead, his decrees,[2] and the execution of his decrees.[3]
  1. Heb. 11:6
    And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

  2. Acts 15:14-18
    Simeon has related how God first visited the Gentiles, to take from them a people for his name.  And with this the words of the prophets agree, just as it is written,
    After this I will return, and I will rebuild the tent of David that has fallen; I will rebuild its ruins, and I will restore it, that the remnant of mankind may seek the Lord, and all the Gentiles who are called by my name, says the Lord, who makes these things known from of old.’

  3. Acts 4:27-28
    or truly in this city there were gathered together against your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel, to do whatever your hand and your plan had predestined to take place.
Question 6, Westminster Larger Catechism

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