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Featured God can do anything. Can He commit suicide? Omnipotent Paradox explained.

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by questfortruth, May 3, 2021.

  1. Brian2

    Brian2 Well-Known Member

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    Could God be unaware of His who and what He is? Surely not if He is God.
     
  2. questfortruth

    questfortruth Well-Known Member

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    It is not about a stone or gravity. It is about ability. Is God able to make so, that He ends to be able to make an action?
     
  3. SalixIncendium

    SalixIncendium Advaita Vedantin
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    I'll answer this with a cute children's parable:

    God alone existed for eternity, which is a very long time.

    One day God was bored and lonely and wanted a playmate, so he came up with an idea. He decided to create a play and pretend to be ‘not God.’ So the play began of God and ‘not God.’ He set out pretending to be a universe with stars, planets, trees, plants, animals, and people.

    Since God is God, he’s very good at what he does. So when he pretended to be ‘not God’ in the play, he was so convincing in his role of ‘not God,’ he forgot that he was God. So the play became a nightmare. So now God, playing the role of ‘not God’ and forgetting he is God and, as a result, suffering so much, finds himself in an ongoing search for God.
     
  4. Suave

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    Maybe God could commit suicide by provoking Pharisees to have God himself being crucified.to death for a few days. Suicide by angered Rabbis!
     
  5. InChrist

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    I don’t think God can do those things which are contrary to His innate character...


    “There is much that God cannot do, not in spite of who He is, but because of who He is. Even Augustine, described as the first of the early so-called Church Fathers who "taught the absolute sovereignty of God," 3 declared, "Wherefore, He cannot do some things for the very reason that He is omnipotent." “

    What a Sovereign God Cannot Do
     
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