What is general revelation and special revelation?


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General revelation and special revelation are the two ways God has chosen to reveal Himself to humanity. General revelation refers to the general truths that can be known about God through nature. ...

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My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
To put it in nutshell, general revelation is this:

God communicates with people

through his creation

Psalm 19:1-4 See also Romans 1:20 (verses Michael mentioned)

Special revelation is this: 

God communicates with us

through the Scriptures (the written Word)

2 Peter 1:20-21 See also Jeremiah 36:2; EEzekiel 1:3; Zechariah 7:12; 2 Timothy 3:16

Through his Son (the Living Word)

John 1:18; Hebrews 1:1-3 (Michael cited this). See also John 1:14; CColossians 1:15; 2:9

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