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Does God exist outside of time (and space)? Explain why or why not?

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Yes. God is the creator of time and space so naturally He would not be bound by it. :)

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Yes

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I think he does because why would God care about Earthly time? i mean time is a concept that is individual to any place you go, so why would God worry about our perception of time? that is just what i think

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Man created god, so, yes he created everything.

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No, man did not create God! It's the other way around, God created man.
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Oh and by the way...it's a capital "G" anytime you are referring to our God, our creator.
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Your god doesn't exist, there is no proof for it.
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There are thousands of gods man has worshiped, yours is no different from the rest.
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Maybe I should write "Fabricated" before God each time I mention it.
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God did not only create our universe which has millions of planets,He made millions of universes that has millions of planets in each which is always expanding infinitely So time is not relevant to Him

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You got to be kidding
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The concept of God, that is to say his "being", will be given every omniscient application the hardened faithful can concoct to support the critical assertion that his existence exceeds our puny mortal understanding. Of course he will exceed time and space, as well as material form or human reasoning, otherwise religion has no basis.

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Yes. Becuse He is GOD. He CREATED time and space but is not governed by it.

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Its all human reasoning. You or they or whomever are trying to understand God within human paramaters understood by a limited human mind using limited human language. God. Can. Not. Be. Undestood. Within. Parameters. Of. Human. Understanding. We can only do our best to explain the unexplainable using the language and understanding we have. Its like John, who wrote Revelations, struggling to describe the visions of future visions completely inexplicable to him using the language and concepts of his day and age. Its like an ancient Roman trying to describe automobiles and computers using ancient Roman language and understanding.
God and all He is is SO far outside the human ability to understand let alone explain we can only do the best we can with what we have.
That exerpt makes no sense anyhow since YHWH is a name for God. And one persons human reasoning isnt 'proof' of anything. Its just one opinion based on a limited human argument that cant come close to understanding God.
Time and space and physicas as we know them have no relation or bearing on God or what He is or what He can do ither than that He created them. God is timeless and eternal. Our concept if 'time' does not apply to Him.
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Thanks for putting effort in answering! I completely agree with you, I'm just trying to create discussion.
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Well, since man created god, I guess man can imagine god to be whatever man wants it to be. It doesn't have to have a logical reason. Just make it up. It is the basis of religion.

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He created all things even time and space. So does that answer your question?

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I do not go by what man says I go by what the Word Of Gos says.

Psalms 118.8

8 It is better to trust in the Lord
Than to put confidence in man.

The Holy Spirit is my guide of The Word Of God.


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Who is Gos? Ryan Gosling???
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Always one in the crowd. :-) Most people know who I'm talking about even if you don't. God! There does that make you feel better.
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Yes it does. Thank you :0)
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Since we worship an ultimate God, that God must be ultimate and outside of Time. If He is outside of Time, he must be outside of any actions or activities that are bound by time.

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God dwells in a different dimension-the spirit realm-beyond the perception of our physical senses. It's not that God isn't real; it's a matter of His not being limited by the physical laws and dimensions that govern our world (Isaiah 57:15). The Lord does not count time as we do. He is above and outside of the sphere of time. God sees all of eternity's past and eternity's future. The time that passes on earth is of no consequence from God's timeless perspective. A second is no different from an eon; a billion years pass like seconds to the eternal God.
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No. The idea of gods was created to explain that which ancient man could not. Therefore "god" exists only in the mind.

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God is everywhere at all times. He created it ALL.

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The question only makes sense if you make a distinction between the "creator" and the "created".(the monotheistic view). The alternative view (pantheistic), that the sum total of all that is, is a manifestation of the creator, that god IS time & space. The latter view is not inconsistent with quantum physics.

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Where, precisely, does nature end, and supernature begin?

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Good question. There r actually many things that r supernatural but we r so use to them, we see them as natural.
And, its happening all the time. But...when, jesus returns with all the angels, as scripture states, will there be a phenomenon that occurs when this happens? The natural and supernatural colliding? .
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What are these supernatural events?
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They happen all the time, so I guess she thought they should be obvious to us. (Do you think she's talking about babies? Giving birth? That thing that used to kill tons of women until science came to the rescue?)
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In order to believe in a deity you must first suspend rationality about how things work. This means you would HAVE to believe God exists outside of time and space to be a believer.

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Probably.

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The evidence strongly suggests that God exists only in the mind of his adherents. However, there is a definite beginning to the belief in God - way back there a coupla thousand years ago, and I hope, strongly, that there will be a definite end to this belief in the future. So, God is definitely not independent of time, and as many people in other countries do not believe in the God people believe in here, and I'm SURE people on other planets have their own gods, then God is limited also in space.

So, no, God does not exist outside time and space, but he is limited to this time now, and this space here.

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The Creator must be of a different nature from the things created because, if He is of the same nature as they are, He will be temporal and will therefore need a maker. It follows, therefore, that nothing is like Him. Furthermore, if the Maker is not temporal, then He must be eternal. If He is eternal, however, He cannot be caused, and if nothing caused Him to come into existence, nothing outside Him causes Him to continue to exist, which means that He must be self-sufficient. And if He does not depend on anything for the continuance of His own existence, then this existence can have no end, so the Creator is, therefore, eternal and everlasting. Hence we know that He is Self-sufficient or Self-subsistent, and Everlasting or, to use a Quranic term, Al-Qayyum: ?He is the First and the Last.?

The Creator does not create only in the sense of bringing things into being, He also preserves them and takes them out of existence and is the ultimate cause of whatever happens to them.

"God is the Creator of everything. He is the guardian over everything. Unto Him belong the keys of the heavens and the earth..." (Quran 39:62-63)

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God does not exist outside of the minds of the believers.

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Before the religionists can assert that there exists an infinite and omnipresent being distinct from the universe and not limited by time and space, they should satisfactorily answer the following questions:
(1) Can the universe be limited by human thought?
(2) How is it possible for God, if he be distinct from nature, time and space to control and regulate it?
(3) Have we any proof that the power of nature is limited to human perception?
(4) Can nature be governed from without?
If God is omnipresent, he must be in the universe too. If god is out of time & space, then how can he control the universe? Besides, how can a Being who is not limited by time and space, use his power in the universe? To influence the natural, god must become a part of nature; and being a part of nature god can't remain outside of time and space. How are we to distinguish between natural power and God's power? Further, if god is distinct from nature, where actually is he? And what exists between god's dwelling-place and nature? Are the two -- nature & God's abode -- connected? If yes, by what? If by nothing, what's that nothing?
A god outside of time and space cannot exist in nothing, and IS NOTHING.

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I suppose human imagination is outside time and space which is the only place god exists.

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