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Omnipotence

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In the article by P. T. Greach, Omnipotence, we are faced with the issue of whether God, by the Christian understanding of him, is omnipotent, or almighty, by the true definitions of the word and the English understandings of them. He proves the statement that God is omnipotent, meaning that he can do anything at all, is false. HE proves this statement by using many examples from both the importance of the stability of the Christian belief, and by making statements that are contradictory to the entire view of the concept of God. Being that God's promise to the race of man is deliverance from this Earth to eternal life in Heaven, and that there is an afterlife for man. By this statement of the perfection, being the lack if imperfections, or rather the omnipotence being the lack of impotence is false because God can not break his promise, and he can not lie, or the entire religion of Christianity falls out beneath them. Being another example is that God can not create something that he can not destroy, because the idea of something that God can not destroy is in conflict with the idea that "anything God can make, it's maker can destroy." Because by very definition that something that God created is indestructible. My favorite points that he makes is that God as God cannot have a body or be a man, become tired, oblivious, angry, sorrowful, become violence or be overcome, or be corrupted. God the Son has done these things, but this discussion is about God as God, not God as Man.

I believe that Greach is right in the important points he has made in this article. I cannot think of any argument to his logic if I am coming from a Christian point of view, believing that there is a God, and that he is the almighty being that the Church tells us he is, the Bible supports, and the religion reinforces. He makes his points very clearly logical what can and cannot work according to what we deem as true and false statements, what contradicts one another, and what truths we think we know and are quite possibly false. I like what he said and can find no provable, logical argument using our beliefs of and in God therefore I believe that he is correct. Sometimes, that's all you need to be right.
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