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Does God have a physical body?



    
    

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Eced7a1f c81d 42f4 95ea 9d5719dce241 Singapore Moses Messenger of God, CEO in IT industry, Astronaut, Scientist
God is a Spirit Being and He is a person with a personal spirit body, a personal soul, and a personal spirit, like that of angels, and like that of man except His body is of spirit substance instead of flesh and bones (Job 13:8; Heb. 1:3). He has a personal spirit body (Dan. 7:9- 14 10:5- 19); shape (Jn. 5:37); form (Php. 2:5- 7); image and likeness of a man (Gen. 1:26 9:6; Ezek. 1:26- 28 1Cor. 11:7; Jas. 3:9). He has physical parts such as, back parts (Ex. 33:23), heart (Gen. 6:6; 8:21), hands and fingers (Ps. 8:3- 6 Heb. 1:10; Rev. 5:1- 7), mouth (Num. 12:8), lips and tongue (Isa. 30:27), feet (Ezek. 1:27 Ex. 24:10), eyes (Ps. 11:4; 18:24; 33:18), ears (Ps. 18:6), hair, head, face, arms (Dan. 7:9- 14 10:5- 19 Rev. 5:1- 7 22:4- 6), loins (Ezek. 1:26- 28 8:1- 4), and other physical parts. He has bodily presence (Gen. 3:8 18:1- 22) and goes from place to place in a body like all other persons (Gen. 3:8 11:5; 18:1- 5, 22, 33 19:24; 32:24- 32 35:13; Zech. 14:5; Dan. 7:9- 14 Tit. 2:13). He has a voice (Ps. 29; Rev. 10:3- 4); breath (Gen. 2:7); and countenance (Ps. 11:7). He wears clothes (Dan. 7:9- 14 10:5- 19); eats (Gen. 18:1- 8 Ex. 24:11); rests (Gen. 2:1- 4 Heb. 4:4); dwells in a mansion and in a city located on a material planet called Heaven (Jn. 14:1- 3 Heb. 11:10- 16 13:14; Rev. 21); sits on a throne (Isa. 6; Dan. 7:9- 14 Rev. 4:1- 5 22:3- 6); walks (Gen. 3:8 18:1- 8, 22, 33); rides (Ps. 18:10 68:17; 104:3; Ezek. 1); and engages in other activities.
He has a personal soul with feelings of grief (Gen. 6:6), anger (1Ki. 11:9), repentance (Gen. 6:6), jealousy (Ex. 20:5), hate (Pr. 6:16), love (Jn. 3:16), pity (Ps. 103:13), fellowship (1Jn. 1:1- 7), pleasure and delight (Ps. 147:10), and other soul passions like other beings (Gal. 5:22- 23).
He has a personal spirit (Ps. 143:10; Isa. 30:1) with mind (Rom. 11:34), intelligence (Gen. 1:26; Rom. 11:33), will (Rom. 8:27; 9:19), power (Eph. 1:19; 3:7, 20; Heb. 1:3), truth (Ps. 91:4), faith and hope (Rom. 12:3; 1Cor. 13:13), righteousness (Ps. 45:4), faithfulness (1Cor. 10:13), knowledge and wisdom (Isa. 11:2; 1Tim. 1:17), reason (Isa. 1:18), discernment (Heb. 4:12), immutability (Heb. 6:17), and many other attributes, powers, and spirit faculties.

He has been seen physically many times (Gen. 18; 32:24- 30 Ex. 24:9- 11 Josh. 5:13- 15 Isa. 6; Dan. 7:9- 13 Ezek. 1; Acts 7:56- 59 Rev. 4- 5), and can be understood by the things that are made. Man is the visible image and likeness making the invisible God clearly seen as in Rom. 1:20.

Hope these help!

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Both the Bible and good philosophy report that God is non-physical - spirit. In John 4:24 it is said that God is spirit (see also Luke 24:39; Romans 1:20; Colossians 1:15; 1 Timothy 1:17). This is ...

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Mini Georg Kouz
The Greek words Πνεῦμα ὁ Θεός= God is Spirit, leave no doubt that God is 
Spirit.
John 4:24 
God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth."

2 Corinthians 3:17 
Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

But the Bible also teaches us that God is light, love, the A and Ω.

In Revelations 1.10 John writes. On the Lord's day I was in the Spirit, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trampet. (Does this mean that John left his bodily form and became spirit? No.)

But this is important. COLOSSIANS 2.9
For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity LIVES IN BODILY FORM. 
The Epistle of Paul to the Colossians was written 25-30 years after Jesus resurrection back to His Father.
All the fullness of Deity lives in bodily form…..

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Stringio Bruce Morgan
Depends which person of the Trinity you are talking about.
The Father and the Spirit are spirit.
Jesus "took on flesh and dwelt among us" (John 1:14)
When he rose from the dead and when he ascended to Heaven he remained in his Resurrection Body, as he does to this day and forever (Acts 1:9-11; Acts 2:32-33).
See also the eBible link http://www.gotquestions.org/Jesus-physical-body.html

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