Black Spirituality Religion : If God is a Spirit why is He called in the scriptures "He" and not "It?"

Ictoan Itkfae

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Peace Family (my Black Brothers & Sisters,)

This question occured to me as I sat thinking yesterday about my religious views. I'm not a Christian and I'm not a member of any religion but I do believe that there is Someone(s) or Something that alone deserves to be worshipped. What or Who ever that Someone(s) or Something is answered a prayer of mine the day after I prayed and that answer changed my life.

Anyway, so for any Bible-believer, if God is a Spirit why is He called in the scriptures "He" and not "It?"
 

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I think it has everything with the fact that Bible was written by 'men' as well.

If I wrote it, I'd most likely had referred to God as 'she'. ;)
 

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Peace Family (my Black Brothers & Sisters,)

This question occured to me as I sat thinking yesterday about my religious views. I'm not a Christian and I'm not a member of any religion but I do believe that there is Someone(s) or Something that alone deserves to be worshipped. What or Who ever that Someone(s) or Something is answered a prayer of mine the day after I prayed and that answer changed my life.

Anyway, so for any Bible-believer, if God is a Spirit why is He called in the scriptures "He" and not "It?"


The easy answer is that scriptures are written by men, not God.
Question for you: What scriptures are you actually referring to?
 

Ictoan Itkfae

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I think it has everything with the fact that Bible was written by 'men' as well.

If I wrote it, I'd most likely had referred to God as 'she'. ;)

Peace Sister I'm Becoming Me,

So you don't believe that the Bible is a true book but you do believe in a God? and you believe that that God is a woman? Can I ask what exactly makes you believe that God is a woman?

Peace & Love,
Bro. Ictoan
 

Ictoan Itkfae

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...Question for you: What scriptures are you actually referring to?

Thanks Bro for answering. I was referring to John 4:24 in the Bible:

John 4:24
God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

All of the Abrahamic scriptures call God "He," and not "It"...

The easy answer is that scriptures are written by men, not God...

The Christians believe that ALL scriptures are God-inspired, if I'm not mistaken.

Peace & Love,
Bro. Ictoan
 

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