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How far reaching are God's powers?
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RE: How far reaching are God's powers?
(November 9, 2020 at 1:58 pm)Drich Wrote:
(October 10, 2020 at 7:46 pm)Fake Messiah Wrote: What is God god of? My guess is that most believers believe that God's powers go over our solar system. So is the God a God of the whole galaxy or just part of the galaxy? Does it go beyond galaxy and God is God of the whole galactic cluster? Or the believers believe that God is in charge of all the galaxies? I mean that is a lot of galaxies, stars, planets, and whatnot.

And if God is God of the whole universe is it just this universe or is he God of all other universes, or each universe has its own God?

Psalm 82 mentions how God has meetings with other gods so we see some division of power, perhaps gods of other galaxies or universes?

God is the authority of creation as far reaching as that extends. to some it means the cosmos, to other all of time and space and other still to a multiverse. psalms 82 is a taunting rhyme in the hebrew that displays the knowledge and power of God to be smarter and stronger than what others worship. Remember psalms is not law. just a book of praises chants and songs. while there is truth in them it is not all foundational/literal.

Damn, that's nearly coherent.  You feeling okay?
 “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” ~Albert Einstein                                                 
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#22
RE: How far reaching are God's powers?
(November 9, 2020 at 2:02 pm)arewethereyet Wrote:
(November 9, 2020 at 1:58 pm)Drich Wrote: God is the authority of creation as far reaching as that extends. to some it means the cosmos, to other all of time and space and other still to a multiverse. psalms 82 is a taunting rhyme in the hebrew that displays the knowledge and power of God to be smarter and stronger than what others worship. Remember psalms is not law. just a book of praises chants and songs. while there is truth in them it is not all foundational/literal.

Damn, that's nearly coherent.  You feeling okay?

just got done teaching a class of small children.. kinda still stuck on a 1st grade level.. maybe that's the key to this place..  Hehe

just kidding.. took a break recharged my battery..
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#23
RE: How far reaching are God's powers?
Drich! What an unexpected and blood curdling surprise!

Boru
‘Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.’ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#24
RE: How far reaching are God's powers?
(November 9, 2020 at 2:29 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: Drich! What an unexpected and blood curdling surprise!

Boru

Hehe
 “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” ~Albert Einstein                                                 
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#25
RE: How far reaching are God's powers?
(November 9, 2020 at 2:29 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: Drich! What an unexpected and blood curdling surprise!

Boru

did you become a red letter? or were you one last i was here? if so congrats..
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#26
RE: How far reaching are God's powers?
(November 9, 2020 at 3:28 pm)Drich Wrote:
(November 9, 2020 at 2:29 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: Drich! What an unexpected and blood curdling surprise!

Boru

did you become a red letter? or were you one last i was here? if so congrats..

https://atheistforums.org/thread-61912.html?highlight=staff

Here's a link.  And, by the way, that was nice...you are scaring me a little today.   Faints

edit - I don't know why the link didn't turn into a link.  Sheesh.

https://atheistforums.org/thread-61912.h...ight=staff
 “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” ~Albert Einstein                                                 
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#27
RE: How far reaching are God's powers?
(November 9, 2020 at 3:28 pm)Drich Wrote:
(November 9, 2020 at 2:29 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: Drich! What an unexpected and blood curdling surprise!

Boru

did you become a red letter? or were you one last i was here? if so congrats..

Thank you.

Boru
‘Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.’ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#28
RE: How far reaching are God's powers?
I' ve had broccoli farts that were farther reaching and more powerful than any god you'd care to challenge me with.....

There are no disbelievers of those farts...
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#29
RE: How far reaching are God's powers?
(November 9, 2020 at 11:30 am)HappySkeptic Wrote: What sort of god do you believe in.  Is your god a sustainer of the laws of nature, or is your god active in changing the outcomes of nature?

The first type of god is indistinguishable from saying "the universe has laws".  It is far better to learn those laws than to pray to the universe.

The second type of god must be incompetent or evil, because it's done a terrible job.

He is a sustainer of the laws of nature and also active in changing the outcomes of nature. Obviously the Bible describes supernatural events; that doesn't mean God excludes Himself from running things naturally as well.

Too often people put God in a box that says He must be this or that. He can be whatever He wishes, whenever He wishes.

And your insinuation that God must be incompetent or evil is based on a misunderstanding of why we're here and how He uses evil to accomplish good. Again, it's putting God into a box. You're saying that just because He doesn't behave according to your understanding of how He should behave, then He must be this or that.

It's a common problem, not sure why but my guess is that people like to pretend as if they have all the answers or are capable of discovering them on their own because they like to feel in control.
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#30
RE: How far reaching are God's powers?
(November 10, 2020 at 10:48 am)MilesAbbott81 Wrote: He is a sustainer of the laws of nature and also active in changing the outcomes of nature. Obviously the Bible describes supernatural events; that doesn't mean God excludes Himself from running things naturally as well.

Too often people put God in a box that says He must be this or that. He can be whatever He wishes, whenever He wishes.

And your insinuation that God must be incompetent or evil is based on a misunderstanding of why we're here and how He uses evil to accomplish good. Again, it's putting God into a box. You're saying that just because He doesn't behave according to your understanding of how He should behave, then He must be this or that.

It's a common problem, not sure why but my guess is that people like to pretend as if they have all the answers or are capable of discovering them on their own because they like to feel in control.

 



   Great

   Just to add some actual thoughts, MilesAbbott81.

IF your diety is SO mysterious and who's motives are so incomprehensible then.....


Why give said deity and thoughts or time of day? Huh

Not at work.
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