Living and True God

Living and True God simply declares two truths about God: He is alive and He is true. God is more alive than any of us can imagine and He sets the standard of truth.

Living and True God, a name of God pictured in the Greek text of 1 Thess. 1:9.

Living and True God in the Greek text of 1 Thess. 1:9.

Living and True God in Greek:

Ho Theos zōntos kai alēthinos

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 2316, 2198, 228

Bible reference: 1 Thess. 1:9

[Believers throughout Greece] report what kind of reception you gave us. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God. (1 Thess. 1:9 NIV)

Similar names for God are the Living God, Living Father, and the True God. Jesus is called the Living One, Faithful and true, and the Faithful and true witness.

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