Re: If god exists, what created god?

Per Lindqvist (
Sat, 06 May 1995 04:49:58 GMT (Robert Roosen) wrote:

>: On 29 Apr 1995 16:14:15 UTC,
>: in article <3ntokn$hhj@CUBoulder.Colorado.EDU>,
>: wrightjp@ucsub.Colorado.EDU (WRIGHT JACOB PHILIP) asked:
>: > . . . If [God] is all-powerfull, can he create or destroy himself?

> What I want to know is, if God can do anything, can he make a
>rock so big that he can't lift it?

God is eternal. He has always existed, and will always exist.

If you ask "how did he come into being", you misunderstand the
eternalness. Something which is eternal, without beginning or end, is
not created.

Now this is completely out of our experience, since everything we know
about is not eternal. Everything around us has a beginning and an end,
so whe might have a problem understanding the concept of eternalness.

But at least we can have the humility to understand that we do not