Summary: God wants you to get a revelation of who He is and to know Him. Revelation comes through His Word and experience with Him. We are transformed by His revealing character.
1. I Am Living 2. I Am Holy 3. I Am Eternal
4. I Am Almighty 5. I Am Unchanging
6. I Am Love
Description: God wants you to get a revelation of who He is and to know Him.
Revelation comes through His Word and experience with Him.
We are transformed by His revealing character.
13 And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say unto them?
14 And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said , Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.
57 Then said the Jews unto him, Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham?
58 Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.
59 Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by .
7 The LORD did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people; for ye were the fewest of all people:
8 But because the LORD loved you, and because he would keep the oath which he had sworn unto your fathers, hath the LORD brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bondmen, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
9 Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;
He has chosen us as His people
He has called us out
He has made a covenant with us!
1. I Am Love
Quite possibly the greatest attribute of God is his love toward us
-All of these qualities weave together to make this mighty God who He is
2. Who Does God Love?
14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:
15 That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
For God so loved the world...
Gr. word translated World- can mean
-Age: “Love not the world, neither the things of the world, for if any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him”
-Planet: “This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.”
-Inhabitants: as in John 3:16
-This is an inclusive term that includes all of mankind, human race, inhabitants of the earth
-Every human soul is a special treasure to God
God’s Love Is Unconditional
Human love is conditional
-We have not done anything to deserve this love
-It is an unconditional love
6 For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.
7 For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die .
8 But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
-Altho we have all sinned and come short of the glory of God, He loved all while we were yet sinners!
-If He loves us unconditionally, it means that when we mess up, we cannot lose out on God’s love!
4 What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it?
5 And when he hath found it, he layeth it on his shoulders, rejoicing .
6 And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost .
7 I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth , more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
-God loves all failures who have struggled and given in to sin
-God loves all the fallen, the weak, the poor, the destitute.