The Roman Catholic notion of the donum superadditum (superadded gift) teaches that, at creation, God created man––body and soul. But because creation requires the gracious sustainment of the Creator, it would, in theory, slip off into non-being (non-existence) without His adding sustaining grace. Therefore, man in his essential parts––both body and soul––are in conflict with one … Continue reading Superadded Gift or Concreated Gift?
Don’t forget to check out the video or podcast created to supplement this article. Also, do not neglect the previous installment! We have, thus far, covered divine incomprehensibility, divine simplicity, divine infinity, and we now close with God’s eternity. Eternity is that doctrine of God, closely related to His infinity, which states that God is … Continue reading Thinking About God: The Eternity of God | The Baptist Reformation
The problem stated: (1) If God “stepped” into time at creation, then God is both actuality and potentiality (i.e. He had potential to become something He was not before). (2) If God is composed of both actuality and potentiality, He is contingent. (3) If God is contingent, He is not necessary. (4) If God is … Continue reading Another Problem for Theistic Personalism