God's Attributes

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  • Created on: 06-01-19 14:26
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  • OMNIPOTENT - all powerful
    • GOD'S ATTRIBUTES
      • OMNISCIENT - all knowing
        • If God is INCORPOREAL (lacks a body) or TRANSCENDENT (exists outside the universe) then it doesn't make sense to say that God knows how to engage in physical activities
        • God knows everything and isn't subject to change
      • ETERNAL or EVELASTING
        • ETERNAL
          • exists out of time and space
          • God sees all time simultaneously
        • EVERLASTING
          • existing throughout time but without a beginning or end
      • OMNIBENEVOLENT - supreme goodness
        • Bible - love for his creations / human beings
        • goodness as a type of perfection
        • moral - source of all value
    • God is changeless so one thing he cannot do it change
    • God can do anything that is logically possible
  • Does he obtain practical knowledge? How to ride a bike
    • If God is INCORPOREAL (lacks a body) or TRANSCENDENT (exists outside the universe) then it doesn't make sense to say that God knows how to engage in physical activities
  • a being that knows everything also knows everything in time (out changing world)
    • God knows everything and isn't subject to change
    • a being that knows everything in time is subject to change
      • therefore God is subject to change with contradicts the premise that he's immutable
  • God knows everything which is logically possible for God to know and which doesn't limit his knowledge
  • can't altered whats already happened
  • can't force us to choose freely
  • TRANSCENDENT + ETERNALITY
    • exists out of time and space
  • TEMPORAL
    • EVERLASTING
      • existing throughout time but without a beginning or end
    • personal God
      • everlasting God can love his creation
        • closer to concept of God written about in the Bible
  • ATEMPORAL

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