Nov 13 2000

The Paradox of the Stone

Can God make a stone so large that he cannot lift? That might sound like a silly question, but it’s been around for a very long time. Amazingly, people still ask this question to make Christians squirm. Why? Well, think about the most obvious answers. If you say, “No,” then it seems there is something beyond God’s power: He can’t make a stone that big. If you say “Yes,” then He can make a big stone, but now there’s something else He can’t do: He can’t lift the thing!
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