January 17 - January 17, 2008 The Presupposition of Part...

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January 17, 2008 I. The Presupposition of Part One (God with Human Beings) a. Most people during the ancient world believed that God directed all or at least the most significant events in the world. i. Viewed the world and what happened as if it was God at work b. There were a few skeptics, but they didn’t really fight it II. Two Models of God: They are contraries not contradictories (one is not necessarily true: they may both be false and something else may be true; but if one is true then the other is not true) a. Transcendent: not inside the universe: We see the transcendent model in the beginning of Genesis, not necessarily exactly following this model, but the same idea. i. Omniscient 1. All-knowing ii. Omnipotent 1. All-powerful iii. Omnibenevolent 1. Never malicious or mean-spirited iv. Is a person: has intellect and will 1. Not necessarily a human being but anything that has a mind and is capable of making decisions and acting upon them. v.
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ALL 300 taught by Professor Martinich,batt,moore,winslade during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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