If God does not have a beginning, how can he exist?
- SnowbirdLv 61 month ago
Because He has ALWAYS BEEN. Don't try to get your limited earthly finite mind to understand a powerful infinite, omnipotent, omniscient, omnipresent spiritual God and Creator. You never will. His thoughts are above our thoughts and His ways above our ways, and that's the end of it. God doesn't have to answer to us. We will understand what God permits us to understand about Him and no more and no less.
- NPG StarlettLv 41 month ago
This may not make scientific sense but I believe God has simply always existed and there was never anyone or thing before Him. God has always been here. God *just is*.
- Anonymous1 month ago
God by definition is the "uncreated One". If he "came" from anywhere, if he had a beginning, whoever or whatever created him would be considered the real God. Then one would have to ask who created THAT God, etc.
At some point we have to end at an eternal being that did not have a beginning and that is who we call God. Note: If people have a problem believing that someone or something could always exist without having a beginning, then God makes even MORE sense...because if you don't believe that HE existed forever, then you are left having to believe that the material, physical universe just existed forever and had no beginning.
I know people will point to the "big bang", but then we still have to ask who or what started that. And who or what created the giant mass of stuff that went "bang" in the first place? God? If not God, then you have to believe that material matter has God-like ability to exist forever and/or self-generate. Seems more reasonable to just believe in God at that point.
- SBR32277Lv 71 month ago
Take your pick, magic or the human imagination.
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- Saad MLv 51 month ago
God is Eternal and All Creator.
- PubliusLv 71 month ago
Some part of you has always existed, and yet you had a "beginning" when God gave you divine form and potential. We have to go through a process similar to what he did in order to become God. Our spirits really are his children, after all, as the Bible endlessly teaches.
- BJLv 71 month ago
Jehovah is the Creator of all things, the great First Cause; hence he is uncreated, without beginning. Re 4:11
It is impossible to place an age upon him, for there is no starting point from which to measure. Though ageless, he is properly called “the Ancient of Days” since his existence stretches endlessly into the past.
He is also without future end (Re 10:6), being incorruptible, undying. He is therefore called “the King of eternity”, to whom a thousand years are but as a night watch of a few hours.
- PaulLv 71 month ago
If God had a beginning, then something or someone that preceded Him would have to have caused that beginning. And something else would have to have caused the beginning of that being. And so on back into infinity. So, instead of one God Who never had a beginning, you would have an infinite series of "gods" that never had a beginning. Really, which sounds more plausible?
- 1 month ago
He can’t possibly exist!
- Annsan_In_HimLv 71 month ago
Because God is not made of matter. All material things have to have a beginning, the elements that give rise to living beings having to have been made first. But God is Spirit - of another order, or dimension, dwelling in eternity (another concept we finite beings cannot get our heads around.) We will have to die physically, stepping out of time and entering eternity, before we can begin to understand. Sadly, many people make their inability to understand an excuse for not believing the eternal God exists, and always will.