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Can God create a rock too bigger than He can move?

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    Can God create a rock too bigger than He can move?

    I don't know if God would create a rock too big for Him to move. But can He? Yes.
    God can do anything so how can He create the rock that He cant move and still be able to to create such a rock? God can create the rock, reduce his own power and not be able to move the rock at that time, then God can return to His full power and move the rock. Therefore God can create a rock too big for Him to move then move the that rock.

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    Originally posted by Innerfire89 View Post
    I don't know if God would create a rock too big for Him to move. But can He? Yes.
    God can do anything so how can He create the rock that He cant move and still be able to to create such a rock? God can create the rock, reduce his own power and not be able to move the rock at that time, then God can return to His full power and move the rock. Therefore God can create a rock too big for Him to move then move the that rock.
    I think what you're touching upon is that God can through the incarnation make a rock simultaneously too heavy for Christ to lift, but through the Father move the immovable?

    I think this misses the intent of the question though. The question begs whether God can do something outside his character. Whether God can lie etc, if not He cannot do anything, therefore omnipotence is called into question.

    An article of similar interest: Can God Create a Stone Too Heavy for Him to Lift? - Christforums

    God bless,
    William
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      #3
      Originally posted by William View Post

      I think what you're touching upon is that God can through the incarnation make a rock simultaneously too heavy for Christ to lift, but through the Father move the immovable?

      I think this misses the intent of the question though. The question begs whether God can do something outside his character. Whether God can lie etc, if not He cannot do anything, therefore omnipotence is called into question.

      An article of similar interest: Can God Create a Stone Too Heavy for Him to Lift? - Christforums

      God bless,
      William
      Good answer William. God cannot deny Himself.
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        That question can be slightly rephrased as, “Can God create a rock too heavy for an omnipotent being to move?” Since a rock too heavy for an omnipotent being to move is a self contradictory concept, the question is semantically gibberish, although syntactically correct. Much in the same vein as a square circle.

        That is not to mention that the question presupposes a god (small g) who apparently has muscles and is subject to gravity.
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          #5
          Originally posted by ThyWordisTruth View Post
          That is not to mention that the question presupposes a god (small g) who apparently has muscles and is subject to gravity.
          This (of course) is a true point, but it reminds me of some of my favorite verses regarding the fact that the LORD's arm is not shortened! Is 59:1 and Nu 11:23 I like when God uses words we can understand to describe Himself, even though such descriptions are not physically correct.
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