1. Who Is God?

1. Who Is God?

1 WHO IS GOD?

“You created all things.”​—Revelation 4:11

What can the Bible teach us about God?

  • Revelation 15:3

    He is the Almighty, the most powerful person in the universe.

  • Psalm 90:2

    He has always existed.

  • Matthew 6:9

    God is our Father.

    He wants us to have the best life possible.

  • Acts 17:27

    God wants to be close to us.

2 GOD HAS A NAME

“Jehovah . . . is my name forever.”​—Exodus 3:15

Why is God’s name important?

  • Psalm 83:18

    God tells us that his name is Jehovah. “God” and “Lord” are not names. They are titles, like “king” and “president.” Jehovah wants you to use his name.

  • Exodus 3:14

    His name means “He Causes to Become.” Because Jehovah created all things, he can fulfill any promise he makes and can accomplish his purpose.

3 JEHOVAH LOVES US

“God is love.”​—1 John 4:8

What does God’s love mean for us?

  • Exodus 34:6; Psalm 37:28

    He is merciful and compassionate. He loves truth and justice.

  • Psalm 86:5

    He is forgiving.

  • 2 Peter 3:9

    He is patient with us.

  • Revelation 15:4

    He is loyal to us.

4 GOD CARES FOR YOU

“Throw all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you.”​—1 Peter 5:7

How do you know that God really cares for you?

  • Psalm 37:9-11

    He promises to end suffering and to repair all the damage done by bad people.

  • James 4:8

    Jehovah wants you to be close to him.

  • John 17:3

    The more you learn about God, the more you will love him.