What is God?... Who Am I? One and the same question.
The mind will always seek a definitive answer but the Truth can never be discovered by the mind. Only in silence will you find the answer to this one so, at best, all you'll find here are simply opinions on what God is.
Sorry guys I do like some of the attempts to explain but God is not a person,place or thing although he/she/it is all that (as Eddie's answer hints at). God is an experience that is inexplicable in words so my mere attempt in words still doesn't answer your question :)
answered 11 May '13, 22:12
There are many reasons why humans refer to God as if s/he's something outside of themselves. However, no matter what surface reason is bought into, the underlying reason is due to the fact that as a collective species we've been playing out the idea and thus having the experience of complete self dis-empowerment. We've placed our own power outside of ourselves.
However, upon embarking on this journey into darkness we knew that as we're already Masters of creation, we'd be powerful enough even to turn this amount of folly around and return to the light, from whence we came. Even so, from an unconscious level certain people will cling to their self dis-empowering beliefs and ideas about God, see how they cling...
However, in truth, each being in existence knows beyond belief and beyond a shadow of a doubt that God is in and is everything. God is you, me, an ant, a table, a chair, a tree, a car, a house, the stars, everything - there's nothing outside of God - God is All That Is ♥
I have come to the understanding that GOD is in fact not a who, but a what. I believe GOD is our conscious awareness of being, our power to create.
answered 10 May '13, 10:29
God is Love. Love = Energy. Love has no gender. The only reason people refer to God as a "He", is because, that is what they've been taught since childhood. It's very hard to break a concept instilled within the mind since infancy.
answered 12 May '13, 21:16
Well in simple words God is 'neither this, nor that'. God is someone who we don't know that well yet completely trust, JK. The thing about making a relationship with God is the greatest folly. It's like a fish saying: 'what is a sea? I don't see it.' Well the answer always lies within, when You Are, there is No God, and When God Is, You Are Not. Interesting right. I'd really like to elaborate more if you want @1shonta1
answered 12 May '13, 13:20
I guess everyone's experience of God is different. I have found Him (and I just say "Him" because it is easier than saying anything else- He may be She but He is definitely not IT) to be engaging, highly humorous, eager to have contact with me, and loving like a Father should be. The God-incidences I have had are just too numerous to ignore- and this is how I found out about His humor!
Many people without any knowledge of a God will seek out this God of their own accord, because we are connected to Him- we are part of Him even if we refuse to believe it. We live in a vast ocean of God, and cannot escape it. It would be impossible.
People from many walks of life, from all over the world believe in this God without shame or compunction. Indeed, what is there to lose? Nothing. You can go around and deny the ocean, but that is like being a fish and denying that you are in water. To those who believe, those who do not believe seem almost sad to behold.
I love my Father in Heaven with all my soul, for He has rescued me many times. Truly! The Bible is His book, but you really don't need to even see it to know God. You feel Him in the sky, in the earth, in all of Life. All of it is God. I feel Him; that is why I believe in Him.
It is that simple.
If I had to step outside of my own interpretation of reality, wherein I believe 'God' is an assigned position where we choose who or what we want to lead and direct parts of our life and it may be reassigned at will, I would say God is best explained as Elohim, a both singular and plural word used I believe to describe the 'one' collective consciousness we all share a part in. The one in all if you will.
It makes sense to explain in the beginning We created reality as We wanted to experience, a massive endeavor of co-creation wherein we all take part in creating the world we occupy. Each of us contributing our own part, our own individuality to the experience which together form the brush strokes responsible for drawing life and reality as we know it now.
We created an infinite canvas wherein we were free to create and build at will without direction restriction (free will) but with repercussion. And now everything we are capable of and everything we are not is a result of the cumulative beliefs of all participants in the game. A constant exchanging of energy and beliefs, each of us exerting our will to shape reality as much as we can in the way we feel is most beneficial, either for ourselves, for others, or perhaps for no reason at all.
answered 11 May '13, 18:51
God is all that is, the Aleph-Tau. But to have a close personal relationship with God calling him IT is not the way to. God came as Jesus so that we could have something to identify with. It is in this identity that we find God as our all loving Father, our Best Friend, and our guiding Big Brother. When we accept Jesus as our personal savior we inherit The Kingdom and The Christ lives within us.
So we experience God as the All that is and personally within us.
Now to call God IT, how can you relate to a thing? Because when you call God "It", you are calling God a thing, an object.
Can you have a close personal relationship with an object? I can't, I know that.
I am talking about feeling and emotion. Can you be happy calling your parents things? Yes we are all living things but identity brings closeness. I feel closer saying I am talking to a person here, rather than a thing here. Calling you a person feels more comforting and feels like I can understand and be understood. But if I call you a thing I am talking to, it feels disconnected.
God is a person that you use he or she to define person or personality,does it really matter since male include female when talking about mankind or people. Can you even fathom that out of this world there is a place with no such duality? I am siting on the cloud having good laugh right now. the smallest things in this world create such controversy, is it not said in your holy book that I use the smallest things to fool the wise?
Boasting Only in the Lord
26Brothers, consider your calling: Not many are wise from a human perspective, not many powerful, not many of noble birth. 27Instead, God has chosen what is foolish in the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen what is weak in the world to shame the strong. 28God has chosen what is insignificant and despised in the world — what is viewed as nothing — to bring to nothing what is viewed as something, 29so that no one can boast in His presence. 30But it is from Him that you are in Christ Jesus, who became God-given wisdom for us — our righteousness, sanctification,aw and •redemption, 31in order that, as it is written: The one who boasts must boast in the Lord.
Let there be light, Be the light that you can be experience and enjoy.
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