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Who created God? Where did God come from?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
A common argument from atheists and skeptics is that if all things need a cause, then God must also need a cause. The conclusion is that if God needed a cause, then God is not God (and if God is no...

July 01 2013 8 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Eced7a1f c81d 42f4 95ea 9d5719dce241 Singapore Moses Supporter Messenger of God, CEO in IT industry, Astronaut, Scientist
God is a Spirit Being and He is a person with a personal spirit body, a personal soul, and a personal spirit, like that of angels, and like that of man except His body is of spirit substance instead of flesh and bones (Job 13:8; Heb 1:3). We have one God revealed in three Persons—the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Within the inner life of the one God exists a mystery, a richness of love and fellowship among three Divine Persons. The three Persons are unified as one in the Godhead and yet distinct in person and function. 

All the three persons in Godhead are Self Existing, meaning they have NO beginning and no end.No one created them but they created us all. God created everything for His mankind, but he created men to worship Him. Man is the visible image and likeness making the invisible God clearly seen as in Rom 1:20.

The following verses confirms that God is self existent.

✿ God said to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM"; and He said, "Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, 'I AM has sent me to you.'" (Exodus 3:14)

✿ "For just as the Father has life in Himself, even so He gave to the Son also to have life in Himself (John 5:26) 

✿ "The God who made the world and all things in it, since He is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands (Acts 17:24)

✿ "I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty." (Revelation 1:8)

✿ Before the mountains were born Or You gave birth to the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.(Psalm 90:2)

✿ who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen. (1 Timothy 6:16)

✿ Abraham planted a tamarisk tree at Beersheba, and there he called on the name of the LORD, the Everlasting God. (Genesis 21:33)

✿ "Of old You founded the earth, And the heavens are the work of Your hands. "Even they will perish, but You endure; And all of them will wear out like a garment; Like clothing You will change them and they will be changed. "But You are the same, And Your years will not come to an end. (Psalm 102:25-27)

✿ In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men.(John 1:4)

January 13 2016 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Anonymous
To understand the answer one must know that the mind in not infinite, thus God is.  All we understand as human beings is that everything has a beginning and an end, however God has always been.

July 17 2013 1 response Vote Up Share Report


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Andy  3 photo Andy Mangus I am a Christian since October 1979 & devoted truth seeker.
"In the beginning was the Word, the Word was with God and the Word was God". In the bible in several locations within the scriptures, God tells us his name is 'I AM'. God has 'always existed and forever will exist'; creator of all things; which, includes 'EVERTYTHING'. GOD is love! GOD is eternal! GOD is omniscient! God is omnipresent! Probably the most difficult for us 'finite' humans to wrap our brains around is the fact that God is 3 persons in one-- GOD, the FATHER, the SON(JESUS) and the HOLY SPIRIT.

March 19 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Stringio Gbenga Ogunfowora Bible Study teacher in the Redeemed Christian Church of God
God is a masterplanner he has written a script that must come to pass and we humans are executioner to execute this plans even our argument is part of the script. God remains God and he cannot change, he is the creator that was not created, the builder that was not built, the destroyer that cannot be destroy and the foundation of every existence

July 17 2013 1 response Vote Up Share Report


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Seth3 Seth Freeman
God is by definition a maximally perfect being.  Part of this means that there can be no greater being than God.  Therefore, if something were to have created God, then whatever it was that created God would be more powerful than God, thus what we know of God wouldn't actually be God.

God, by His very nature, is a non-contingent being.  Meaning, He is eternal, His existence is not dependent upon anything else.  He has simply always existed.  God is the ONLY non-contingent person/thing in existence.  Everything else in existence has come into existence through the will of God.

Both the atheist and the theist find themselves in a similar situation when discussing the beginning of the universe.  Because something cannot come from nothing, there must have always been something in existence.  The theist finds more evidence to suggest that in the beginning there was God, while the atheist argues that in the beginning there was energy, or matter, or whatever else they want to say.  But there must have been something.

August 05 2013 1 response Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Joshua Dalby
The idea that "everything" needs a beginning is false. Only things that begin need a beginning or "first cause". If something is eternal it needs and indeed cannot have a beginning. Thus if God is indeed God, He only is God under the condition of having no beginning.

August 04 2013 1 response Vote Up Share Report


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Data Tony Flores Tony Flores a servant of Jesus Christ
God has always existed. He gave us His Son and the Bible to know Him. We don't know all about God. Since He has always existed, we just know what He wants us to know to accept Him as Lord and Savior. 

We do not know what has happened before the "Beginning of our Time". We will someday know when we will be with Himand He chooses to let us know. Since He is timeless, it is just logical that He had done many things, for Alpha and Omega would be incomprehensible to us.

He does tell us that we cannot even imagine that things He has prepared for the believers in Heaven. If wr cannot even imagine, we cannot imagine Him haven't had a beginning.

I am just satisfied with just having the Faith and His Grace, believing that the great "I Am" is the master of all things seen and unseen and can do anything with His Spoken Word. If our Universe is just a grain of sand in the Ocean and that is just a start for God, we cannot imagine His unlimited power and love for His Creation. We cannot with our limited brains explain God, because what ever we think, does not make justice of Him.

December 31 2015 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Stringio Evans Limo
I think we as humans cannot comprehend God. We can only marvel. There's so much that our minds cannot fathom. Like why God has always existed, and why he created everything else. We think about heaven and form our own picture of it but truth is there is another realm of knowledge that is outside of what we know. We cannot define God based on our experiences since he is a supernatural being.

January 01 2016 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Stringio Livingstone Ambetsa
God Himself said, 'I am the Alpha and the Omega'

March 21 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Anonymous
God has always been. He is the most powerful being and He was probably not created by anything, since He created all things.

July 19 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Open uri20160919 31528 ctz5tv Barry Karkosza
While this is a very common question as I've pondered myself, it's one that should always be submitted in humility as God has referred..... can the clay say to the Potter, why has thus made me so?
We were created in love and the practice of obedience and healthy fear.........as we were wonderfully and fearfully made and the more we come to know Him personally the more we realize some questions are better left unanswred.

September 08 2016 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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