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Staving Andreas Johansson:
>Quoting Muke Tever <[log in to unmask]>:
>
> > E f+AOk-sto Andreas Johansson <[log in to unmask]>:
> > > I'll leave you with the question 'Can an omnipotent God create a rock so
> > > big He cannot lift it?' ...
> >
> > Can't an omnipotent god exercise the power to limit and unlimit his power?
>
>It seems to me He should be able to limit His power. But if He does that, He
>might of course end up taking away his power to regain it; He would then no
>longer be omnipotent.
>

What is important is that any such limit can only be voluntary and
self-imposed. If God wants to lift a stone, you can't stop Him, and if He
doesn't want to lift it, you can't make Him.

(Use of pronouns not intended to deny the existence of a feminine aspect to
the nature of God - however, little is known of this in Christian teaching
besides the fact that both male and female are created in God's image.
Since Jesus was male and referred to God as "My Father", by using a
masculine pronoun Christians are simply making reference to what they
consider their most certain knowledge of God (that revealed by Christ
Himself), under the proviso that the finite human mind's comprehension of
the infinite God is necessarily incomplete).

Pete
Pete