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The true God

October 1995 | by Henry Mahan

Concerning the character of God, what gross mistakes men make!

I believe it is a mistake about God himself which has been the root and foundation of all the mistakes in theology. My conviction is that the free-will theology of today makes God to be less than he is.

The professors of that system have come to receive its doctrines because they have not a clear understanding either of the omnipotence, the immutability, or the sovereignty of God.

God has an absolute right to do what he will, with whom he will, when he will. He has the power also to accomplish that will and the ransom which enables him to be true to his character in carrying out that will.

When almighty God comes to the soul of a man in grace, none can stay his hand.

The beauty is that the enemy’s power is broken and the sinner is made willing. Satan cannot stay the conquering hand of Jehovah, and the sinner wants to be conquered. To see the holiness and mercy, the righteousness and grace, the justice and love of God in Christ, rising like a mighty sun, will put an end to the darkness and confusion of wit/-worship and modern fundamentalism .

What will your God do? How will your God do what he does? Tell me who he is! If he is omnipotent, omnipresent, and omniscient and dwells in the heavens, he will do what he pleases. If he is less than this, he must wait to see what you will do. But, the subdued king in Daniel 4:35 declared: ‘He doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand or say unto him what doest thou?