The Attributes of God: Omnipresent

Psalm 139:7–10 (ESV)
7 Where shall I go from your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from your presence?
8 If I ascend to heaven, you are there! If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there!
9 If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea,
10 even there your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me.

There is no place where God is not. He is everywhere. He is omnipresent. This truth relates to other attributes as well. God’s omnipresence is tied to his infinite nature. We are finite and can only be in one place at a time. However, God is infinite and can be everywhere at once. We mentioned previously that God is simple, meaning that we cannot divide him into parts. When we think of God as simple in nature and also omnipresent, we understand that God is fully present everywhere at all times. God’s presence with us at any moment is not only partial or limited, but full.

Since God’s attributes describe his nature, we know that they must be held together. All of them work together to help us understand who God is. We know that he is omnipresent. He is always present. There is no place where we can go where he is not. And he is always fully present. Have you ever felt alone or like God was not present? Know that he is always with you.

Jeremiah 23:24 (ESV)24 Can a man hide himself in secret places so that I cannot see him? declares the Lord. Do I not fill heaven and earth? declares the Lord.


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