God was created by man. God is a way to explain the things in the universe that dont really have a good enough explanation. Why are there trees?? God made them. How does a bumblebee fly when its design shouldnt allow it to happen?? God made it happen.
He was....is....always will be. We'll find out the details when He Returns. Isn't it interesting how people talk about Him every day for over 6000 Years ? Who else do you know that has their Name spoken daily by millions of People daily ? HE has kept His own name alive.
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Nothing daunted, if nothing can exist without a cause (& truly so), how absurd is it to insist that the cause can exist itself, and that this uncaused cause is God!! To take the argument from design, if the universe was designed and created, & if it's absurd to suppose that matter has existed from eternity, how can it be perfectly self-evident that a god has! If something can't come out of nothing, how is it self-evident that a god (the something) came to exist from nothing!!
Every effect must have had a cause, and every cause must have had an effect. Therefore there could have been no first cause. A first cause -- that's to say the theological god -- is just as impossible as a last effect.
I guess the people who wrote the bible forgot to tell us where he came from. So we as humans just make up our own story that goes something like, our minds can't comprehend but he has always been there. Even tho we have absolutely nothing to back that claim
Before the mountains were born, before you gave birth to the earth and the world, from beginning to end, you are God. (Psalms 90:2 NLT)======================But I cried to him, ?O my God, who lives forever, don?t take my life while I am so young! Long ago you laid the foundation of the earth and made the heavens with your hands. They will perish, but you remain forever; they will wear out like old clothing. You will change them like a garment and discard them. But you are always the same; you will live forever. (Psalms 102:24-27 NLT)
One way of thinking about that: 1. Everything that has a beginning had a cause. 2. The universe had a beginning. 3. Therefore, the universe had a cause. The 'Cause' is unknown, unless He chose to reveal Himself, which the Christian worldview believes He has, clearly.
Another thought: 1. Infinite regression is illogical; so there had to be a 'uncaused first cause'. 2. When the universe began, so did time and space. 3. The Creator of the universe, of time and space, exists outside of those dimensions, for He created them.
God has no beginning; therefore, needs no cause. Now, you are going to hear that makes no sense. Something does not have to be understood fully to be true. In fact, something does even have to be believed to be true.
I am not claiming to fully understand or 'comprehend' eternity or God; that would be totally presumptuous and arrogant. But I can 'apprehend' what He reveals about Himself.