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Who is God?  What is He like?  How can I find out about God?  Has anyone ever seen God?
These are questions that many people would like answers to.  And the answers are all in the
Bible.  That is the main purpose of the Bible, for God to show himself to mankind so that
mankind could know their Maker.   And it is only one small book, not much bigger than many
other books we have read, yet it has everything we need to know about God.  In the Bible God
reveals himself to mankind.  Through Jesus, God's son, through His Holy Spirit, and through His
Word.  God is continually reaching out to man, but many turn their back on God and don't want
anything to do with Him.  And God does not push himself on anyone, even though he would
love to have a relationship with you.  However, you have to want that as God will NEVER force
you to do anything.  He will continuously reach out to you because he loves you, but he will not
interfere with your decision.  You have free will to choose whatever you want and that includes
God. Whether you chose to accept him or reject him, he will still love you and wait for the day
when you decide that you want him as your friend and then he will welcome you with open

What absolutely amazes me is this.  God wants to be our friend.  He wants to help us.  He wants
to show his love to us.  He wants to bless us.  He wants the best for us. And yet so many
people don't want to have anything to do with God.   How come?  Who wouldn't want a friend
like that?  A friend that loves us, knows everything so he can help us with everything, can
make what we think is impossible, possible, can teach us anything and everything, can show us
the best things for our life.   Why wouldn't everybody want that?

Here are a few scriptures that show us what God is like.

Genesis 1:1
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

These are the first ten words in the Bible, and probably
the biggest stumbling block for many people.  After all,
we were taught that the universe was formed from a
big bang.  Here it says that God created it.  So we have
to made a decision as to whether we believe God or man.  
Supposing that you believe God, then we see here the absolute greatness and power that God
has.  Nowhere else have I ever read or heard of anyone that would make a bold statement like
this and say "I made the heavens and the earth".  No one would dare to say that because no
one would believe them.  Yet God says so and everyone who reads that has to make a decision
regarding what they believe about the creation of the heavens and earth.

Deuteronomy 32:4
He is the Rock, his works are perfect and all his ways are just.  A faithful God who does no
wrong, upright and just is he.

This tells us that God is perfect, just, and faithful.  The nice part of this is that you know you will
always get a square deal with God.  He is not like man that says one thing and does another.  
You can trust God because he will always do what he says he will do.  

Job 34:14
If it were his intention and he withdrew his spirit and breath all mankind would perish together
and man would return to the dust.

What this shows us is that God who created us, could wipe us out in an instant if he wanted to.  
But that is NOT his intention, he loves us and wants the best for us.  However it does show us
that we are totally dependant on God for our life whether we like to think so or not.

1 Samuel 15:29
He who is the Glory of Israel does not lie or change his mind; for he is not a man, that he should
change his mind.

God does not lie.  He does not say one thing and then another like many men do.  That is why
we can trust that if God said can be sure it will happen.

Psalm 9:10
Those who know your name will trust in you, for you Lord, have never forsaken those who seek

Forsake means to desert or abandon.  What this says is that God will NEVER abandon those
who want him as their friend.  So you can trust that God will ALWAYS be there for you.  He is a
friend that you can trust 100% and will never let you down or desert you.   Husbands will desert
wives and family's, wifes will desert husbands, but God will NEVER desert you.  How
comforting is that!

Proverbs 8:17
I love those who love me, and those that seek me find me.

Here God promises that if you look for him you will find him.  He will make himself known to
you.  He will put people or websites or books or situations, or something in your path that will
help you find God.  All you have to do is express the desire to know God and he will help you
find him.  This is because God already wants to have a relationship with you, but you have the
free will to choose if you want to have a relationship with God or not.  YOU have to make that
choice, God won't chose for you.  

Acts 17:24-28
The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not
live in temples built by hands.  And he is not served by human hands as if he needed anything
because he himself gives all men life and breath and everything else.  From one man he made
every nation of men that they should inhabit the whole earth and he determined the times set for
them, and the exact places where they should live.  God did this so that men would seek him and
perhaps reach out to him and find him though he is not far from each one of us.  For in him we
live and move and have our being.

This pretty much sums up what has been said up till now, but there are some key points here.  
One is that God does not live in temples or churches.  God will live in your heart if you will only
invite him in.  You don't have to go to church to visit with God, you can talk to him anytime and
anyplace.   God does not need anything from us, on the contrary, we need everything from
him.  And again, God says that he would like man to reach out to him so that they could have a
relationship together.

1 Timothy 6:15-16
...God the blessed and only Ruler, the King of kings and Lord of lords, who alone is immortal
and who lives in unapproachable light whom no one has seen or can see.

God is immortal.  Therefore, he will live forever.  The beauty of that is that God also promises
that those who believe in him will live with him forever as well.   God lives in unapproachable
light.  At the moment, because we are on earth and God is in heaven, we cannot meet with God
face to face because we live in two different worlds.  But....when Christians die, they will have a
spirit body and live in Heaven with God.  Then they can talk with God face to face.

Hebrews 1:3
The son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of his being...

God says that if you want to know him, Jesus is just like him.  One if the reasons  why he sent
his Son, Jesus to earth was to show us what God is like.   He was  God's living representative
on earth.   The New Testament in the Bible tells us all about Jesus and by knowing Jesus you
will know what God is like.

1 John 4:16
And so we know and rely on the love God has for us.  God is love.

There are hundreds of scriptures that tell us how much God loves us.  Over and over
throughout the Bible we are told and shown how much God loves us.  God is love, and it's a
love that is far beyond any love we have experienced on earth.  The ultimate show of his love
was when he sent his son, Jesus to die for our sins so that anyone who accepts that free gift
could be forgiven and spend eternity with God in Heaven.

John 14:6
Jesus answered, I am the way and the truth and the life.  No one comes to the Father except
through me.

This will be dealt with in more depth under the heading of born again, however what this says is
that there is no other way to get to God except through Jesus.  Many people in the world from
many different religions say they believe in God, and some say that there are many ways to get
to God.  Well, God says that there is only one way to get to God, and that is through his son,
Jesus.  This is what separates Christianity from all other religions.  The Bible teaches that God
sent his son Jesus to pay for our sins by dying on the cross.  Therefore, the only way we can
have a relationship with God is to first accept what Jesus did for us so that our sins are
forgiven.  Then we can have a relationship with a Holy God.  

I absolutely Love God.  He is The Best.  He's the best dad, friend, saviour, God, helper,
comforter, advisor, he knows everything, he can do anything.  He's awesome.  Many times I get
so overwhelmed with the love of God, that I close my eyes and see myself running up to him
as fast as I can just like a little child, and I jump on his knee and throw my arms around his neck,
give him a great big hug and say " I Love You Dad".  And just like a father and son, we laugh,
talk, smile, jostle around, and then I go my way and he goes his, but it's one of the best times I
have with God.

I would hope that you would not stop here, but that you would want to get to know more about
God.  I pray that you would get yourself an easy to read Bible and begin reading it.  In it you will
learn more about who God is, and who you are.
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