The Baptist Catechism – Questions 7-9, Theology Proper

Q.7: What is God?

A. God is a Spirit, infinite, eternal, and unchangeable, in His being, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, goodness, and truth.

( John 4:24; Job 11:7-9; Psalm 90:2; James 1:17; Exodus 3:14; Psalm 147:5; Revelation 4:8; 15:4; Exodus 34:6 )


Q.8: Are there more gods than one?

A. There is but one only, the living and true God.

( Deuteronomy 6:4; Jeremiah 10:10 )


Q.9: How many persons are there in the Godhead?

A. 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.

( 1John 5:7; Matthew 28:19 )

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