We can think about God like this…

We can do our thinking about what God is like, then, in a number of ways. We can begin with traditional thoughts about God’s nature. The traditional notion of God is that God is a person. He is not just a force. He is not a person with a body like you and I are. He has no body but he is a person nonetheless. This idea implies that to be a person is not necessarily the same as being a human being. Every human being is a person, but there may be persons who are not human beings. Angels and intelligent aliens, if any exist, would count as persons who are not human beings. God has thoughts and intentions and he performs actions. He also knows things. Furthermore, he does things that are good because he is good. It is thought not only that God has these and other qualities, but that he has them to the ultimate degree. He knows things to the ultimate degree. That is, he knows everything. He can do things to the ultimate degree. That is, he can do anything he wants to do. He is good to the ultimate degree. He is morally perfect.

Gregory Ganssle, from Thinking About God: First Steps in Philosophy, p. 154

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