Goodness of God

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What part of the Bible shows God as good through the beauty of nature?
Psalms - "He covers the sky with clouds, he supplies the Earth with rain…” – Psalm 147:8
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What part of the Bible shows God as good through the creation of the world?
Genesis - "God saw all that he had made, and it was very good." - Genesis 1:31
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What part of the Bible shows God as good through his moral guidance?
Ten Commandments - "You shall not murder." - Exodus 20:13
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What is an alternative word for the Ten Commandments?
Decalogue
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What part of the Bible shows God as good through the sacrifice of Jesus?
Gospels -  “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” – John 3:16
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What quote shows God as being ominpotent?
"I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?" - Jeremiah 32:27
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What quote shows God as the final standard of moral goodness?
"The law will go out from me; my justice will become a light to the nations." - Isaiah 51:4
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What quote shows God as a judge of his own people?
The Lord will vindicate his people..." - Deuteronomy 32:36
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What quote shows God as judge of the world?
"He...judges the peoples with equity." - Psalm 9:8
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What is the Euthhypro dilemma?
Asks if good exists separate from divine approval or because God approves of it?
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What happens if God and good are the same?
Anything God says = good, incl murder. God = dictator.
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What happens if God and good are separate?
God didn't create good = not omnipotent, inconsistent triad.
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What Bible story can be used to show God as immoral?
Abraham and Isaac
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Which philosopher found the Bible's system of morality to be "obnoxious", using Abraham and Isaac's story to exemplify this?
Richard Dawkins
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What quote shows God's goodness as being reliable?
"I will make an everlasting covenant with them..." - Jeremiah 32:40
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What quote shows God as being morally perfect?
"Be holy because I, the Lord your God, am holy." - Leviticus 19:2
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What quote shows God as being the source of human ethics?
"You are good, and what you do is good; teach me your decrees." - Psalm 119:68
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Genesis - "God saw all that he had made, and it was very good." - Genesis 1:31

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What is an alternative word for the Ten Commandments?

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