Baptist Catechism 7-9

Question 7: What is God?

Answer: God is a Spirit (John 4:24), infinite (Job 11:7, 8, 9), eternal (Ps. 90:2), and unchangeable (Jas. 1:17) in his being (Ex. 3:14), wisdom (Ps. 147:5), power (Rev. 4:8), holiness (Rev. 15:4), justice, goodness, and truth (Ex. 34:6).


Question 8: Are there more gods than one?

Answer: There is but one only, the living and true God (Deut. 6:4; Jer 10:10).


Question 9: How many persons are there in the Godhead?

Answer: There are three persons in the godhead, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit; and these three are one God, the same in essence, equal in power and glory (1 John 5:7; Mt. 28:19).

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