What does it mean that God is eternal?

Eternality – That perfection of God whereby He is elevated above all temporal limits and all succession of moments, and possesses the whole of His existence in one indivisible present. Eternality is the infinity of God with respect to time.

A.                Excludes beginning and ending.

B.                 He has no direct or necessary relation to time.

C.                 Excludes all temporal succession.

D.                Excludes the ideas of “past” and “future;” all is an eternal present.

E.                 Scripture proof: Genesis 1:1, 21:33; Psalm 90:2; 1 Tim 6:15-16;  Isaiah 9:6-7, 41:4; 1 Corinthians 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:8-10; 2 Peter 3:8; Revelation 10:6.

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