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The most fundamental teaching of the Bible and Christian theology is that God exists and is ultimately in control of the universe (Evangelical Dictionary of Theology).

The history of mankind will probably show that no people has ever risen above its religion, and man's spiritual history will positively demonstrate that no religion has ever been greater than its idea of God (A. W. Tozer, The Knowledge of the Holy).

What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us (A. W. Tozer, The Knowledge of the Holy).

The Christian view of God comes from the biblical revelation, in which mankind's maker appears as mankind's redeemer, unchangeably and unchallengeably sovereign in creation, providence and grace (New Dictionary of Theology).

All men have some knowledge of God. That is, they have the conviction that there is a Being on whom they are dependent, and to whom they are responsible (Charles Hodge, Systematic Theology).

As Theism is the doctrine of an extramundane, personal God, the creator, preserver, and governor of all things, any doctrine which denies the existence of such a Being is anti-theistic (Charles Hodge, Systematic Theology).

The idea of God is not man's product, but that of God. . . . The Creator is the author and cause of this knowledge in the creature. . . . But the idea of God is a gift of God, as truly as any other gift proceeding from the divine hand (William G. T. Shedd, Dogmatic Theology).

God is God! There cannot be a higher concept than our idea of God (Herman Hoeksema, Reformed Dogmatics).

God is the one, simple, absolute, purely spiritual, personal Being of infinite perfections, wholly immanent in all the world, yet essentially transcendent in relation to all things (Herman Hoeksema, Reformed Dogmatics).

God is not some vague, impersonal power, nor a being without self-consciousness, but a personal Essence. He is absolute personality (Herman Hoeksema, Reformed Dogmatics).

It is a settled conviction of all the major streams of Christian theology that to speak of God is possible only because of God's desire to communicate himself to us (A. J. Conyers, A Basic Christian Theology).

Religions are making a revival, but often as a hybrid of western marketing techniques and eastern mythology—a devastating combination of seduction through media and mysticism. The first casualty in such a mix is truth, and, consequently, the person of God (Ravi Zacharias, Jesus Among Other Gods).

The God in whom we believe cannot be "proved", and the God who can be proved is not the God of faith (Emil Brunner, The Christian Doctrine of God).

The doctrine which lays the most stress upon the Mystery of God will be the nearest to the truth (Emil Brunner, The Christian Doctrine of God).

True theology, therefore, must not only begin with the knowledge of God as the absolute Subject; its one, its sole task, is to make this clear (Emil Brunner, The Christian Doctrine of God).

To speak of God, is to speak of an essence, a substance, not of a mere idea or the personification of an idea (Henry C. Thiessen, Lectures in Systematic Theology).

God is uncreated, necessary, one, infinite, immense, eternal being, the life of all that lives (Thomas C. Oden, Systematic Theology).

It is a terrible thing when God keeps silence, and by keeping silence speaks (K. Barth, Evangelical Theology).

Therefore some intelligent being exists by whom all natural things are directed to their ends; and this being is God (T. Aquinas, Summa Theologica).

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