God's attributes are as infinite as the universe.
How do I know? Because God is everywhere and in everything.
Observation and study of reality and study of religious sources wrapped inside a whole, whole lot of speculation and opinion. You know. The normal way.
God is everywhere and in everything? Really? In the OT, god had to physically walk upon the earth. He had no idea that Adam and Eve at the forbidden fruit. He had no idea where they were hiding and had to call out to them. Over the centuries god grew farther away as ne discoveries and inventions were made. God went from a semi-mortal (as with any other god during the Bronze Age) to this super natural being. Every time there's a new discovery is made that puts doubt on god's existence, anther excuse is made to desperately hold onto this ancient belief. What we know of god in the early days is that he was one of 33 Canaanite gods called El. He was adapted by the Hebrews around 1300 BC.
The attributes of God are these and possibly many more:
1) He is Humble. He does not have an ego that needs to be showy. He is willing to wait for us to wake up and to seek Him out.
2) He is Confident. This is what True Faith is; it's not belief, but creation. And only by such confidence can He let go of the creation and rest from it.
3) He is Responsible. Responsibility is not blame; the two are entirely opposite. Blame is negative; responsibility is positive. He sent one of His sons to teach about this, and other things -- that we need to be responsible for what others do to us. Without this, we remain potential victims. With this, we rise above the victim-perpetrator dichotomy and lose our self-concern -- the only thing that holds us back.
4) He is unconditionally Loving. This is the most important of all -- to be generous of spirit despite what other may or may not do.
How do I know? I describe how in my short book, "The Art of Forgiveness" -- how 3 miracles happened late one afternoon on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, 1977.
by janesix 6 years ago
by FootballNut 4 weeks ago
No matter what way you look at it.If God created life, then Satan the devil was born through God's creation, this makes GOD responsible for Satan's existence. So blame GOD for all things bad, instead of just shouting hallelujah and praising him or her for typical life results.If God did create...
by Julie Grimes 7 years ago
What are the requirements of God? I found that question rather intriguing. I, for one, really had to think long and hard to come up with some ideas of what requirements God must have in order to be a God. My requirement compassionate. God must have the required level of...
by Eric Dierker 5 years ago
A fine fellow posed a very interesting discussion today. You should visit his pages at http://zelkiiro.hubpages.com/ But I speak to something that came up there. Should religion interfere with straightforward empirical science and the logic and actions dictated therein. In my studies I read...
by Grace Marguerite Williams 5 years ago
If YOU were wealthy, would YOU FINANCIALLY support your children in adulthood orencourage THEM to make THEIR own way in life?
by sharing the sky 4 months ago
Do parents own their children?This question can be interpreted in different ways; I'm open to reading what this means to everyone in their own personal responses. I've thought about this myself for years, first as an adolescent and now as a young adult. I've pondered it in different contexts and...
|HubPages Device ID|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Google Analytics|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel|
|Google Hosted Libraries|
|Google AdSense Host API|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels|
|Author Google Analytics|
|Amazon Tracking Pixel|