The Bible : God 's Omnipotence

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Throughout the Bible, God is portrayed to have many interesting and surprising qualities. One of the first qualities God shows is omnipotence. God’s omnipotence is portrayed in Genesis 1:26-27, where it says “Then God said, Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and all the creatures that move along the ground, So God created mankind in his own image”. This is saying that God has the power to create everything and anything out of nothing. In the previous verses God created light and day, vegetation, land, and the animals in the sea and on land. According to Genesis 1:2, it states that it was just the Spirit of God that was hovering over the waters. All God did was speak and everything was created, from the blades of grass to mankind. Another quality that God shows is anger. In Genesis 6:13 it states that “So God said to Noah, I am going to put an end to all people, for the earth is filled with violence because of them. I am surely going to destroy both them and the earth”. Here God is angry with the people of earth because he sees how corrupt and violent the world had become. As a result to the immensely wicked and corrupt world, God decided to cause a flood that would “destroy all life under the heavens, and every creature that has the breath of life in it”, according to Genesis 6:17. God flooded the earth and it rained…

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