What created God
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In order to answer such questions, we first need to clarify what we mean by «God.» If God is just another one of the causes within the system of causes that science explains, then lot coque iphone 5 we would need to search for a cause for God as well. But if God is something fundamentally different from the created order (what theologians call then our demand for a cause of God being is confused coque nutella samsung j3 2017 and samsung a6 coque misapplied.
Modern conceptions of God are often strongly influenced by the «deism» movement of the Enlightenment, which portrayed God as an explanation for the origin of the universe, the moral law, and not much coque iphone 5 de foot else. The deist coque iphone xs silicone motif God is the gray haired old man psg coque iphone 11 823iphone114496 in the «attic», who doesn’t bother much with us on the lower floors.
But this is wildly at odds with both Scripture and historical Christian theology, which see God as intimately involved with his creation as both creator and sustainer. As Colossians 1:15 17 says of Christ,
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The discovery in the past 100 years of strong evidence for a point of beginning for our universe (the «Big Bang») has had a tremendous impact on this discussion. Many Christians have seen coque galaxy j8 the coque iphone 11 exo 823iphone113459 «Big Bang» as proof that time, space, and matter are temporal, and not eternal which indeed point to the need for a creator. But we advise Christians to be cautious. God would still be the creator even if the universe did not have an empirically coque samsung galaxy j3 2016 bleu discernible beginning as some current theories (such as those concerning the «multiverse») suggest…