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I'm sure there are other references, but for example: Omnipresence: Psalm 139:7-12 describes God being everywhere. Omnipotence: I can't think of a Bible verse that says, "God is omnipotent". But Deut 4:37 (and many similar verses) talk about God's "might power". Gen 17:1 and others refer to God as "Almighty". Job 11:7b "Can you find out the limits of the ...


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As I understand it, this needs to be taken in the context of Arminian/Calvinist debate. Calvin held that God's primary attribute was his sovereignty. All other attributes of God, including his love, must be understood in light of his sovereignty. From this idea springs the entire TULIP paradigm. Arminius (and Wesley following him) disagreed and held that ...


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You are basically asking why God allows people to sin, without taking their lives beforehand, or even allowing them to live at all. Or how about "Why does God create people that will end up in hell?", because it would be better for anyone to not be born than to turn from their creator. God created us and gave us free will, knowing we would turn to our ...


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A google search looking for a meaning/definition of the omni prefix will give you a bunch of references that saying it denotes an "all-" meaning. The suffix words can be defined as: Potency: power; authority. - Luke 1:37 Presence: the state or fact of being present, as with others or in a place. - Psalm 139:7-12 Science: the state of knowing. - Job 37:16, ...


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I come from the Wesleyan tradition, and I had never heard the "Goodness" of God stressed, rather the Holiness of God. Truthfully, when you look at the character of God, saying that he is good or holy is applying an external measure on to Him. Rather Wesleyan's would look at God and say, "Ah! Now I see what goodness and holiness are!" "Omnibenevolence" is a ...



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