After God had created the world and the creatures that dwell within it and “saw that it was good,” Genesis 1:25, we read next, Genesis 1:26, 27, “And God said, let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creepeth
A WORD OF INTRODUCTION Anyone who sat with any regularity under the preaching of the Reverend Herman Hoeksema knows that there were few subjects that gave to him greater satisfaction than the subject of the Covenant of Grace.
The attributes of God are often distinguished as “communicable” and “incommunicable.”
God is “The God of truth,” Isaiah 65:16. The word “truth” here is interesting; it is the Hebrew word “Amen” and indicates certainty. That is what truth is, it is that certainty which comes forth from the mind of the Triune God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, united in thought and will together.
“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth,” Genesis 1:1. We have here one of the deepest and most profound truths to be found anywhere. By it every being is affected.