Does the Bible say we can see God?
Your friends have probably read the few verses in the Bible that say that man can’t see God (see Exodus 33:20; John 1:18; 1 Timothy 6:14–16; 1 John 4:12). … Fortunately, we have the Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible, which clarifies the four scriptures that say that man can’t see God.
Did Moses see God’s face?
Moses saw God face-to-face upon an unknown mountain sometime after he spoke to the Lord in the burning bush but before he went to free the children of Israel from Egypt (see Moses 1:1–2, 17, 25–26, 42; see also Exodus 3:1–10).
Who saw God’s back?
But, God tells Moshe, “Stand in the cleft of the rock” and “you will see My back, but My face must not be seen.” (Exodus 33: 17-23) What does this mean? The Midrash maintains that Moshe was asking God for an understanding of why there is evil in the world.
Who created God?
We ask, “If all things have a creator, then who created God?” Actually, only created things have a creator, so it’s improper to lump God with his creation. God has revealed himself to us in the Bible as having always existed. Atheists counter that there is no reason to assume the universe was created.
Has anyone seen God the Father?
God Is Spirit and Invisible, and So Cannot Be Seen
John 4:24 teaches that “God is spirit,” which means he is invisible and cannot be seen. John 4:24 refers to God the Father, so this means that God the Father has never been seen in a physical form.
Did Isaiah see God?
The vision (probably in the Jerusalem Temple) that made him a prophet is described in a first-person narrative. According to this account he “saw” God and was overwhelmed by his contact with the divine glory and holiness.
Can we see God’s face?
No one can see His face and continue to be revived and strengthened by natural means. No one can look directly at the Creator of Genesis 1 and simply call it a nice experience. In other words, no one can see the face of God and simply chayay – continue as if everything was normal.
How do I see God in my life?
They are the voice of God speaking to you. In order to see God continuing to work in your life, go to church, study the Bible, and pray, and actively look for what God is saying to you, how He wants you to turn your life around, and how He promises to guide you the whole way.
Did Moses go to heaven?
In another exegesis, Moses had ascended to the first heaven until the seventh, even visited Paradise and Hell alive, after he saw the Divine vision in Mount Horeb.
Did Abraham see the Lord?
Bible Gateway Genesis 18 :: NIV. The LORD appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day. Abraham looked up and saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them, he hurried from the entrance of his tent to meet them and bowed low to the ground.