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Associations to God

Associations between The Church and God are categorized under The Church, to reduce overlap.


The Father         

The Voice of the Lord, φωνὴ κυρίου Acts 7:31.

The Kabod Yahweh         

All Yahweh’s goodness, כָל־טוּבִי Exod 33:19.

The Fire of Yahweh, אֵשׁ יהוה Num 11:1.

His Great Fire, אִשֹּׁו הַגְּדוֹלָה Deut 4:36.


The Son                 

The Arm of Yahweh, זְרוֹעַ יהוה, ὁ βραχίων κυρίου

[4x] Isa 52:10 (זְרוֹעַ קָדְשֹׁו); Isa 53:1; Luke 1:51 (βραχίων αὐτοῦ); John 12:38.

The Bread of God John 6:33.

The Christ of God, Χριστὸς θεοῦ 1 Cor 3:23.

The Chosen One of God, ὁ ἐκλεκτὸς τοῦ θεοῦ  John 1:34 [« Isa 42:1].

Consecration from God, ἁγιασμὸς ἀπὸ θεοῦ 1 Cor 1:30.

Cornerstone of God's household, ἀκρογωνιαίου Eph 2:20.

The Dwelling Place of God, ἡ σκηνὴ τοῦ θεοῦ Rev 21:3.

Exact Reproduction of God's Essential Being, χαρακτὴρ τῆς ὑποστάσεως αὐτοῦ Heb 1:3.

The Face of God, פָנִים / πρόσωπον [3x]

His Own Presence, פָנָיו Deut 4:37 (cf. Jude 1:5).

Mal 3:1  The Envoy (John the Baptizer) will clear the way "before Me"

(לְפָנָי; LXX πρὸ προσώπου μου).

2 Cor 4:6  The face of Christ (in parallel to knowledge of God).

The Foundation of God, ὁ θεμέλιος τοῦ θεοῦ [2x] 1 Cor 3:11 (θεμέλιος θεοῦ οἰκοδομή);

2 Tim 2:19.

The Gate of Yahweh, הַשַּׁעַר לַיהוה Ps 118:20 (» John 11:27; « John 10:9).

The Glory of Yahweh, כְבוֹד יהוה / ἡ δόξα κυρίου [3x] 

⇒ Eph 5:14, quoting Isa 60:1-2 

⇒ Isa 40:5, cited by John 1:23, referring back to Isa 40:3

⇒ Heb 1:3, radiance of God’s Glory, ἀπαύγασμα τῆς δόξης αὐτοῦ

The Holy One of God, ὁ ἅγιος τοῦ θεοῦ John 6:69.

The Kindness of God, χρηστότης τοῦ θεοῦ Titus 3:4.
The Lamb of God, ὁ ἀμνὸς τοῦ θεοῦ [3x] John 1:29; 1:36; Acts 8:32 (« Isa 53:7).

The Living Image of God, εἰκὼν τοῦ θεοῦ2 Cor 4:4. 

The Love of God, ἡ φιλανθρωπία τοῦ θεοῦ ⇒ Titus 3:4.

The Power of God, δύναμις θεοῦ 1 Cor 1:24.

The Redemption from God, (ἡ) ἀπολύτρωσις (ἀπὸ) θεοῦ [2x] 1 Cor 1:30; Eph 1:7.

The Right of Yahweh, ימִין יהוה ⇒ Ps 118:15 (» John 11:27);

Acts 5:31 (exalted back to it, the Right Hand of God).

The Righteousness of/from God [3x] 1 Cor 1:30 (δικαιοσύνη ἀπὸ θεοῦ);

Rom 3:21 (δικαιοσύνη θεοῦ; equated with the faithfulness of Jesus Christ in 3:22); Phil 3:9 (ἡ ἐκ θεοῦ δικαιοσύνη; equated with the faithfulness of Jesus Christ).

The Son of God [Multiple] see index page for Son

The Testimony of God, τὸ μαρτύριον τοῦ θεοῦ [2x] 1 Cor 2:1-2 (Jesus Christ, and him

crucified); 1 Tim 2:6.

Wisdom of/from God, σοφία (ἀπὸ) θεοῦ [2x] 1 Cor 1:24, 1:30.

The Word of God, ὁ λόγος τοῦ θεοῦ [2x] John 1:1; Col 1:26 (hidden from the ages and

generations now revealed to the Saints).


The Spirit               

The Anointing from God  [2x]

1 John 2:27a (τὸ χρῖσμα ἀπʼ αὐτοῦ); 2:27c (τὸ αὐτοῦ χρῖσμα).

The Fullness of God, τὸ πλήρωμα τοῦ θεοῦ  Eph 3:19.

The Gift of God, ἡ δωρεά τοῦ θεοῦ ⇒ [3x] Acts 8:20; 10:45 (ἡ δωρεὰ τοῦ ἁγίου πνεύματος,

w/implication He is from God); 11:17.

The Grace of God, ἡ χάρις τοῦ θεοῦ [4x] 

1 Cor 15:10 {Possible} (εἰς and σὺν Paul)
2 Tim 1:9 {Possible} His Own Grace, ἰδίαν χάριν

Titus 2:11 {Possible}

Phlm 1:25 {Possible} May The Grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit.

The Law of God, ὁ νόμος τοῦ θεοῦ  Rom 7:22.

The Power of God, δύναμις θεοῦ [4x] Luke 1:35 (δύναμις ὑψίστου); 1 Cor 2:5; 2 Tim 1:8;

1 Pet 1:5.

The Seed of God  1 John 3:9 (σπέρμα αὐτοῦ).

The Spirit of God, רוּחַ אֱלֹהִים, τὸ πνεῦμα τοῦ θεοῦ [5x] Gen 1:2; 1 Cor 7:40, 12:3; 1 Pet 4:14;

1 John 4:2.

The Spirit Who is from God, τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ  1 Cor 2:12.

The Holy Spirit of God, τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ ἅγιον τοῦ θεοῦ  Eph 4:30.

The word of God, ῥῆμα θεοῦ  Eph 6:17.

The Mind of Christ, νοῦν Χριστοῦ  1 Cor 2:16.



glory of God, δόξα θεοῦ  1 Cor 11:7.

image or likeness of God  [4x]

Gen 1:26 (in Our Image, after Our likeness | בְצַלְמֵ֫נוּ כִדְמוּתֵ֫נוּ);

Gen 1:27 (made in His own image, in the image of God | בְצַלְמֹו בְצֶלֶם אֱלֹהִים);

Gen 9:6 (in the image of God | בְצֶלֶם אֱלֹהִים); 1 Cor 11:7 (images of God | εἰκὼν θεοῦ).

partners in God's grace, Συγκοινωνό τῆς χάριτος Phil 1:7.

God’s servant, עֶבֶד, διάκονος ⇒ 1 Chr 16:13 (Israel); Rom 13:4 (civil authorities).

from God, מֵיהוה ⇒ [2x] Prov 18:22 (a good wife is a gift, lit.: רָצוֹן, something pleasing);

19:14 (a prudent wife, אִשָּׁה מַשְׂכָ֫לֶת).

The Gospel           

The Grace of God ⇒ [2x] Acts 20:24 (the gospel of); 20:32 (the message of His grace).

The Message/Word of God/the Lord, ὁ λόγος τοῦ θεοῦ/τοῦ κυρίου ⇒ [20x] Acts 6:2

(metonymy: the ministry of it); 6:7; 8:14; 8:25; 11:1; 12:24; 13:5; 13:7; 13:44; 13:46; 13:48; 13:49; 15:35; 15:36; 16:32; 17:13; 18:5; 18:11; 19:10; 19:20.

The Power of God, δύναμις θεοῦ[2x] Rom 1:16; 1 Cor 1:18 (The Message of the Cross,

ὁ λόγος ὁ τοῦ σταυροῦ).

The Teaching of the Lord, ἡ διδαχή τοῦ κυρίου ⇒ Acts 13:12.


Certain Places or Relics     

The Ark of God, אֲרוֹן הָאֱלֹהִים ⇒ [12x] Josh 3:1; 3:11; 3:13; 4:5; 4:7; 4:11; 4:18; 

1 Chr 13:3; 13:5–7, 12, 14; 15:1–2 (including אֲרוֹן יהוה).

The Altar of Yahweh, מִזְבַח יהוה First Kgs 8:22.
The Camp of Yahweh, מַחֲנֵה יהוה ⇒ First Kgs 9:19 (around the Tabernacle).

The Gate of Heaven, שַׁ֫עַר הַשָּׁמָיִם Gen 28:17 (the place where Jacob experienced his

theophanic dream of Yahweh speaking to him atop a stairway to Heaven; previously named Luz, now renamed Bethel).

The Garden of Yahweh (Eden?), גַן־יהוה Gen 13:10.
The Mountain of Yahweh,
הַר יהוה
[2x] Gen 22:14 (Moriah --> Zion); Exod 18:5.

The Pastures of God, נְאוֹת אֱלֹהִים ⇒ Ps 83:13 (Eng. 83:12; of the land of Israel?)

The Staff of God, מַטֵּה הָאֱלֹהִים

Exod 4:20  Given to Moses to take to Egypt, as one of the three signs for the

sons of Jacob. It would turn into a serpent.

Exod 17:9 Moses held it up in the air during Joshua’s battle against Amalek.

The Tabernacle of Yahweh, מִשְׁכַן יהוה ⇒ First Chr 16:39.

The Temple, בֵית יהוה [Multiple throughout 1 Kings and 1 Chronicles].


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