I am confused by your comment, Stuart. Speak to me about , say, Hitler. Was he
evil? Did God condone what he did? I am not trying to argue -- just trying to
understand what you attributing to God.
Stuart d Kirkley wrote:
> On Mon, 27 May 2002 06:04:06
> Walter Hicks wrote:
> >However, one
> >has to accept the fact that God allows us to have free will and to
>sin -- thus
> >allowing a lot of evil to exist in the world.
> Stuart Kirkley wrote:
> This premise is debatable, and can logically be demonstrated to be erroneous:
> If one acknowledges that God is omnipotent, all power, where does the
> power to act against His will come from? It can only come from the
> denial that God is omnipotent, or the dubious acknowledgement that
> there is another power apart from God, a simple error of bad logic,
> superstition and erroneous thinking, which, if affirmed, is a clear
> violation of the first commandment. When man learns that there truly
> is no other power than that of God, and lives in faithful obediance
> to the first commandment, then the error of believing that there is
> any other power will be seen as being invalid, and as that error is
> refuted, sin and evil will cease to have any claim of power also.
> 'I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have
> set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose
> life, that both thou and thy seed may live: (Deut 30:19)
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-- =================================== Walt Hicks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In any consistent theory, there must exist true but not provable statements. (Godel's Theorem)
You can only find the truth with logic If you have already found the truth without it. (G.K. Chesterton) ===================================
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