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Who and What Is God?
to think with, without hands and fingers he could not
design and make things as a man does.
God has feet and toes and a body. God has a mind.
Animals have brains, but no mind power like man's.
If
you know what a man looks like, you know what
is the form and shape of Gon, for he made man in his
image, after his very likeness!
One of Jesus' disciples asked him what God the
Father looks like. Jesus replied: "Have I been so long
time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip?
he that hath seen me hath seen the Father ..." (John
14:9).
Jesus looked like the Father. Jesus was, actually,
"God with us" (Matt. 1:23). Jesus was the begotten and
born Son of God.
And what was Jesus' appearance?
It
was that of a
human man, for he also was the Son of man. He looked
so much like other Jewish men of his day that his
enemies bribed Judas to point him out and identify who,
in a crowd at night, was Jesus.
So now we know God has the same form and shape
as a man. We also know he is composed of spirit, not of
matter as is man. Spirit is invisible to human eyes,
unless manifested by some special process.
And
if
so manifested we would see both God the
Father and Christ now glorified in heaven with faces,
though formed and shaped like human faces, as bright
as the sun full strength! Their eyes flames of fire, feet
like burnished brass and hair white as snow (Rev.
1:14-16).
God's Nature and Character
Most important of all however is what is God's
nature-his CHARACTER-like? One cannot know
what
God is unless he knows what his CHARACTER is!
THE CHARACTER of both God the Father and Christ
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