These are some quotations from key scholars, the bible, and the Catechism that it would be very useful to refer to in an exam. So, there is no place where he isn’t, nothing He cannot do, and isn’t anything He does not know. He is the one creator of all physical reality and existed before all of time, space, matter, and energy. Hebrews 6:18. According to certain philosophies, religions and mythologies, God is the creator of the Earth and of everything else. He knows, that all of us know, that He exists. Jesus, of course, in the garden of Gethsemane, embodies the same willingness his mother had. by Lloyd W. Cary “Just believe, and you shall be saved,” the blustering, huffing, puffing, perspiring preacher bawled at his audience. Known by God. Hinduism says that there is one God who can come in many forms. “Some say that God can be known from nature; others say that he can be known only by studying the Bible. God is hidden from the wise. Therefore, since we acknowledge that Jesus was divine, we could easily conclude that it was not possible for Jesus to have sinned. Neither do we lessen his power when we say He cannot die or be deceived. Ridley College hosted a conference on the theme of being known by God, 29-30 May. God made Himself known to Moses but on His terms. Therefore God cannot be known by natural reason. A god who has finite creation abilities might not be able to create ex nihilo and may only be able to change one thing to another. ... "We do not put the life of God and the foreknowledge of God under any necessity when we say that God must live an eternal life and must know all things. In other words, by looking at the order in the world, we can infer purpose and from purpose we begin to get some knowledge of the Creator, the Planner of all this. He [Allah] knows what happens to them [His creatures] in this world and what will happen to them, but they will never compass anything of His Knowledge.16 It is not possible therefore to know how the Attributes of God are, because God is unlike His Wow. We should remind ourselves of Jesus’ words concerning His departure from this earth, and thus His invisibility, as we begin our study: 18 “I will not le… This, then, is the solution. Death feels as unnatural to us as trying to breathe underwater. Change ). Sources of western concepts of the divine have been threefold: experience, revelation, and reason. For this reason the arguments for and against God’s existence must be, in the end, philosophical. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The Infinite, the Absolute, cannot be grasped. 1 John 2:4,9 He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him… 1 John 3:6 Whosoever abideth in him sinneth not: whosoever sinneth hath not seen him, neither known him. I have often listened to and read the comments of those who espouse their certainty that God does not exist. This is, then, how I look at God. If we fail to find that evidence, then God cannot exist as defined. These are some quotations from key scholars, the bible, and the Catechism that it would be very useful to refer to in an exam. One finds little on the subject of God’s invisibility among the books on the attributes of God. Do you know what they are… and how they affect you? Christianity is a religion in which God reached down to us. As Dr. Sproul and other pastors and theologians have recognized throughout history, if people don’t know their Bibles, they can’t know God. 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