Option 2 does it imply that there is a moral

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Option 2 Does it imply that there is a moral statement that exists independently of God? Can God be judged according to it? Omnipotence The main problem: Can God do something that involves logical contradiction? E.g., Can he make a frozen lake with no ice in it? Or a square which is circular? I can sit in a chair when God is not sitting in it. Can God sit in a chair in which he (God) is not sitting? Can God create a boulder so heavy that God cannot lift it? No: but then he is not omnipotent Yes: but then he cannot lift it, so he is not omnipotent Omnipotence: the ability to do anything that is logically possible to do God is all-knowing - We mean – he knows everything. But can he know falsehoods? No. So we mean – he knows all truths
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- God knows all truth and truth of a falsehood - God cannot decide something for the first time because he already knew he was going to decide that - Jozef will write “x” at 2:30PM, then do I have to write it? Is God’s foreknowledge compatible with free will? - Dilemma: Either no one has free will or God cannot foresee all future events so he is not all-knowing - A way out (perhaps): it does not follow from the fact that I will do something that I must
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