God, Limited

January 3, 2016

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Topic Notes


  • Definition: Aseity (from Latin a “from” and se “self”, plus -ity) refers to the property by which a being exists in and of itself, from itself, or exists as so-and-such of and from itself.
  • What is God’s Aseity?
  • Auto Pilot is not good
  • Horizontal Cosmological Argument
    • 1. Whatever has a beginning to its existence, must have a cause
    • 2. The universe began to exist
    • 3. Therefore, the universe has a cause – a creator.
  • Simply put: Something outside of the universe must have caused it to exist in the first place.
  • Jeff’s “WE’RE NOT WELL!” story
  • Why doesn’t God heal sometimes?
  • 1 Corinthians 6:14
  • What is Open Theism?/li>
  • Open Theism leads to the idea of a limited God
  • The story of Harold Kushner
  • Exodus 3:13-15
  • What is the meaning of “I AM”?
  • When we speak of the attributes of God, it’s not like when we speak about attributes of us (i.e. hair color, eye color, etc.)
  • God’s attributes don’t change
  • God IS!
  • Revelation 4:8
  • God WAS! God IS! and God forever WILL BE
  • Dave and the banana
  • Psalms 90:2
  • Everlasting to Everlasting… God exists beyond eternity, both past and future!
  • conversely, the banana is GONE!
  • Novatian, a Church father who lived around 250AD said “God has no origin”
  • God has no limitations!
  • Existence is something that God OWNS!
  • God is the one who INVENTED limits
  • God came from nowhere and is derived from nothing
  • The fact that we are created shows that He exists
  • He is an uncreated being
  • We are desperately needy people
  • Our entire existence is dependent upon God
  • Contrast: God needs nothing / We are desperately needy
  • We have limits / God does not
  • John 8:56-59 (Jesus claims the title of “I AM”)
  • In doing so, Jesus claims to be God
  • Know that we had a beginning, and that is evidence that God exists.
  • Whenever hearing theories that have to do with God being limited, be very skeptical.
  • Worship God as the one and only being who has always, and will always, be.
  • Believe in and trust God as more powerful than we could ever fathom, because everything (even limits) come from Him.


  • The problem of forgiveness and blasphemy
  • Luke 12:10 vs Romans 10:13

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