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GOD. From the Saxon god, good. The source of all good; the supreme being. 1. Every man is presumed to believe in God, and he who opposes a witness on the ground of his unbelief is bound to prove it. 3 Bouv. Inst. u. 3180.
     2. Blasphemy against the Almighty, by denying his being or providence, was an offence punishable at common law by fine and imprisonment, or other infamous corporal punishment. 4 Bl. Corn. 60; 1 East, P. C. 3; 1 Russ. on Crimes, 217. This offence his been enlarged in Pennsylvania, and perhaps most of the states, by statutory provision. Vide Christianity; Blasphemy; 11 Serg. & Rawle, 394.
     3. By article 1, of amendments to the Constitution of the United States, it is provided that "Congress shall make no laws respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." In the United States, therefore, every one is allowed to worship God according to the dictates of his own conscience.

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Strobel also presented profile evidence to see if Jesus fulfilled the attributes of God.
The most important doctrines he restored is the true character and attributes of God.
Wherever those special attributes of God - love, care, forgiveness, healing, teaching, patience, understanding, etc, are needed in a person's work, then I believe that person is called by God to exhibit and practise those gifts.
The effects of God language on perceived attributes of God.
The Perfect Man, according to Sadra, has actualized within himself all the names and attributes of God and is therefore the prototype of the Muhammadan Reality.
99, e-book, 978-1-62697-027-4) clearly describes one of the most forgotten attributes of God, namely, His work ethic.
The result is "The 99," a comic series with stories woven around 99 characters who each personify one of Islam's attributes of God.
The subversion of the received notion of the attributes of God is characteristic of the poet's challenges and tensions that are evident in his writing.
The shift occurs in the new emphasis on the hylocentric over the logocentric: hylocentric culture is grounded in the perception of natural objects (from hule, Greek for "wood" and thence "matter" in philosophical terminology); logocentric culture is grounded in Platonic essences and the immutable attributes of God (see 62; also 23).
In another example, AK Party Bursa deputy HE-seyin E[currency]ahin at one point said touching Erdoy-an is a form of worship, while AK Party DE-zce deputy Fevai Arslan said Erdoy-an has all the attributes of God.
Marriage is a vocation that reveals attributes of God in the lives of two people who are "in this thing together" Unless you've been there, done that or are learning that, you may not be the best person to tell anyone else what it is.
a branch of natural theology that seeks to prove the existence and attributes of God from the evidence of purpose and design in the universe.