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How do you define your god, assuming you have one? Why?

#1FingerpuppetPosted 10/16/2013 10:51:16 PM
I'm curious. What are your grounds for it?
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#2IndoriPosted 10/17/2013 5:14:40 AM
If anything, I try not to.
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#3Fingerpuppet(Topic Creator)Posted 10/17/2013 10:29:59 AM
Why not?
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#4IndoriPosted 10/17/2013 11:06:41 AM
Because I don't know enough about him.
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Me? I'm the king of the twentieth century.
I'm the bogeyman. The villain.
#5Fingerpuppet(Topic Creator)Posted 10/17/2013 11:20:23 AM
What do you know about him? What can you define about him?
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#6Polish_CrusaderPosted 10/17/2013 11:22:26 AM
Fingerpuppet posted...
What do you know about him? What can you define about him?


I know what is in the Bible, and what it says about God.

I can define that he wants me to obey his will and his commandments.
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#7IndoriPosted 10/17/2013 11:25:29 AM
Fingerpuppet posted...
What do you know about him? What can you define about him?

What I know about him is developed through observation and teaching. The best I can do is describe him.

In the same way, I would find it extremely difficult to define my wife. I know more about her than anyone else in the world, mostly through observation. I would describe her as nice, funny, goofy, forgetful, and some other things. But none of those define her.
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Me? I'm the king of the twentieth century.
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#8Moorish_IdolPosted 10/17/2013 12:35:26 PM
I define god as a creative force with power greater than mankind. That's really the only definition I'm comfortable giving, because I don't really "know" god.

To describe god, based on my experiences I would say god isn't a personal god and doesn't interfere with the universe or with man (that includes no revelation), but it is sentient so it's at least aware of what's going on in some way.

As for the grounds, I'd say reason. Philosophical discourse has brought me to believe in a god.
#9BronyFriendzoniPosted 10/17/2013 1:56:41 PM
The perfect, infinite, creative first cause. A personal being free and distinct from the universe he created.
#10C_MatPosted 10/17/2013 3:02:00 PM
I consider the Christian God a deity of love and justice.

My grounds are that He died for me on the cross, and act of selfless love, as well as judgment.
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