God

The statement concerning the Deity in the Seventh-day Adventist summary of fundamental beliefs ( see Doctrinal Statements, SDA ) reads as follows: “There is one God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, a unity of three co-eternal Persons. God is immortal, all-powerful, all-knowing, above all, and ever present. He is infinite and beyond human comprehension, yet known through His self-revelation. He is forever worthy of worship, adoration, and service by the whole creation. ( Deut. 6:4 ; Matt. 28:19 ; 2 Cor. 13:14 ; Eph. 4:4–6 ; 1 Peter 1:2 ; 1 Tim. 1:17 ; Rev. 14:7 .)” “God is a spirit; yet He is a personal being, for man was made in His image. As a personal being, God has revealed Himself in His Son” ( Ed 132). He is not an abstract idea or ideal that has existence only in the human mi...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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