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A demonstration of the existence, wisdom and omnipotence of God

François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon

A demonstration of the existence, wisdom and omnipotence of God

drawn from the knowledge of nature, particularly of man, and fitted to the meanest capacity. By the Archbishop of Cambray, ...

by François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon

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Published by printed for W. Taylor, and J. Baker in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2707, no. 14.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[16],233,[7]p.
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16916231M

  God as All Powerful Within philosophical thinking there have been three ways of approaching God's omnipotence; Omnipotence concerns God's ability to do anything, including the logically impossible Omnipotence concerns God doing what is logically possible for a perfect God to do Omnipotence is a statement of the power of God God's Ability to do Anything,. What wisdom and omnipotence of God is revealed in His using the service of the CCP government and the religious world? (2) first see The Word Appears in the Flesh and will all understand “this is the classic work of The Church of Almighty God! After reading this book, we will know what The Church of Almighty God is all about.

The Wisdom of God in the Bible. When it comes to the wisdom of God, a picture is worth more than a thousand words. As we look at a few passages of Scripture which speak of the wisdom of God, we will attempt to sharpen the definition of God’s wisdom and show its relevance to our daily lives. Wisdom at the Fall of Man: Genesis 2 and 3; Proverbs 3. With this in mind I will proceed to analyze the first skeptical argument against God’s omnipotence. Problem 1: The problem of the scope of God’s omnipotence. An Initial Definition of Omnipotence: God can do anything. The following question is often posed by skeptics of Christianity to bring about a conflict with the idea of omnipotence.

  But look again from God's perspective. Compared to his power and splendor, it's a blurry dot on the ground." God puts on a minor display of his strength and splendor every morning as he brings the sun up over the horizon — , miles thick, million times heavier than the earth, blazing on its cool edges at one million degrees Centigrade! The book of Esther furnishes a most vivid illustration and demonstration of the invisible yet palpable working of God in human affairs. In it we are shown the Jews brought to the very brink of ruin, and then delivered without any miracle being wrought on their behalf.


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A demonstration of the existence, wisdom and omnipotence of God: drawn from the knowledge of nature, particularly of man, and fitted to the meanest capacity.

By the Archbishop of Cambray, Author of Telemacus ; and translated from the French, by the same Hand that English'd that excellent Piece. The existence of such evil gives us good grounds to doubt the existence of God or to deny God’s existence, even though it doesn’t count as a strict proof.

That’s the kind of argument that an atheist would have to develop in order to get the problem of. In the beginning of creation in Genwhen He created the world, it shows God is Omnipotence, “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. A complex book looking at the issue of proofs of God's existence very thoroughly.

The author rightly rejects a priori deductive proofs of God's existence and non existence as necessarily flawed, and thus the ontological proofs, the 5 ways etc.

are all out as pure deductive proofs/5. A good example of God’s omnipotence is in the name el shaddai, which means “self-sufficient” or “almighty.” God’s power is unlimited. A proper definition is given by Thiessen: “God is all-powerful and able to do whatever he wills.

Since his will is limited by his nature, God can do everything that is in harmony with his. Nowhere is God’s omnipotence seen more clearly than in creation. God said, “Let there be ” and it was so (Genesis6, 9, etc.).

Man needs tools and materials to create; God simply spoke, and by the power of His word, everything was created from nothing. One of my primary goals is to help others comprehend God accurately. I have previously written about the attribute of God’s perfect love for all people (See The Omnibenevolence of God).I spend much time on this specific attribute because so many people (Christians and non-Christians) have a faulty and low view of God.

Revelation - Then I heard something like the voice of a great multitude and like the sound of many waters and like the sound of mighty peals of thunder, saying,“Hallelujah. For the Lord our God, the Almighty, reigns. The One Possible Basis for a Demonstration of the Existence of God book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The search for Go /5. The stellar heavens proclaim the attributes of their Maker, bespeaking not only His existence but His excellence—while the atmospheric heavens exhibit His unique skill, revealing to us both their Author and His wondrous wisdom.

Upon the former many have discussed, but the latter has received very much less notice. OMNIPOTENCE AND GOD'S EXISTENCE by Gregory P. Rich [email protected] According to creeds and scriptures of many of the world's major religions, God is omnipotent.

Thus this Thomist idea of omnipotence as God's ability to do any act whose full description does not involve logical impossibility seems Size: 23KB. Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this The Metaphysical Demonstration of the Existence of God study guide and get.

God is the only being Who possesses omnipotence. In the Oxford English Dictionary, “omnipotence” is defined as “all-powerfulness,” or “almightiness.”In other words, when God wants something to be done, it is done.

God has all power in heaven and on Earth (Matthew ), so unlike the limited power of humans, which is constrained by time, space, and force, God’s. The answer is obvious,—if your book be a revelation of the will of a Deity, begin by telling me what you mean by God, and why I should believe in the existence of such a Being; for, if there be no reason for believing in His existence, there can be no reason for believing in His will, or any revelation from Him.

But our God is in heaven; He does whatever He pleases. (Psalm ) God is above His creation, not a part of it, and thus He is able to exercise full authority and power.

Throughout Scripture, God is described as being able to do anything that He desires. This is typically referred to as the attribute of omnipotence—to possess all power. This proof serves as one of The Five Ways –the official proves accepted by the Holy Roman Catholic Church and Protestants alike, the world over, for the existence of God.

It may be said to be an explication of the Book of Wisdom and of St. Paul in the Book of Romans, that God can be known by His works, in the words of C.S. Lewis, “by the. The Only Possible Argument in Support of a Demonstration of the Existence of God (German: Der einzig mögliche Beweisgrund zu einer Demonstration des Daseins Gottes) is a book by Immanuel Kant, published inin the earlier period of his philosophy which he later saw as "dogmatic slumber".

In it, Kant questions both the ontological argument for God (as proposed by Saint Author: Immanuel Kant.Other articles where Existence of God is discussed: Western philosophy: Anselm: proofs of the existence of God, all of which are based on Neoplatonic thought.

The first proof moves from the awareness of a multiplicity of good things to the recognition that they all share or participate more or less in one and the same Good, which is supremely good in.This continues part 1 and deals with some very specific things the Bible says that God cannot do because of his nature and will.

GOD IN OMNIPOTENT PART 2 By Pastor Glenn Pease It is a great paradox, but the fact is, the real test of omnipotence is what it can do when it limits itself, and gives up absolute and total control.

Absolute and total control means the power is not .