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What About God? – God is Good

What About God? – God is Good

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God Is Good

Matthew 19:16-17 (NLT)

16 Someone came to Jesus with this question: “Teacher, what good deed must I do to have eternal life?”

17 “Why ask me about what is good?” Jesus replied. “There is only One who is good. But to answer your question—if you want to receive eternal life, keep the commandments.”

  1. God’s goodness demonstrated.
    • God’s goodness is demonstrated in the way and order of creation. (Psalms 8:1-9)
    • God’s goodness is demonstrated in His Laws. (Romans 7:12)
    • God’s goodness is demonstrated in righteous acts and judgments. (Genesis 18:25)
    • God’s goodness seen in open acts of kindness and mercy. (Isaiah 63:7)
    • God’s goodness is revealed in the message of salvation. (Psalms 25:8-10)
  2. 2. What does God’s goodness mean to me?
    • Since God is absolutely good, I will diligently seek Him. (Hebrews 11:6)
    • Since God is absolutely good, I will obey His laws confident they are for my good.
    • Since God is absolutely good, I will be confident in His judgments.
    • Since God is absolutely good, I will meditate upon His acts in these ways:
    • Since God is absolutely good, I will hear His Word AND obey
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