Over the past while, some Christians have disagreed about how to talk about God’s nature. The disagreement centres on how to talk about God’s attributes. Everyone agrees that the Bible says God is just, merciful, and holy.
Yet some conclude that each attribute of God can be distinguished in God because the Bible says God is each of these things. Others say that each attribute of God cannot be distinguished in God but only in our minds.
At the heart of the debate then is this: in God, are his attributes distinct, or is God One and we perceive his attributes as distinct things?
I affirm that all that is in God is God because it better matches God’s revelation in Scripture and accords with reason. [Read more…] about God’s Simplicity Means God Is His Attributes