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Whether God is Omnipotent?

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cf., ST.III.Q13.A1; Sent.I.D42.Q2.A2; Sent.III.D1.Q2.A3; SCG2.C22, 25; QDePot.Q1.A7; QDePot.Q5.A3; QIII.Q1.A1; QV.Q2.A1; QXII.Q2.A1; Eth.Bk6.L2


In the previous article, we discuss the intrinsic lack of limitation in the potentia of God, now we discuss the objects of his potentia, i.e., whether he can do all things. 


Instantly, the objection forms in your mind, "well, there are certainly things that God cannot do, e.g., make a square circle or lie or steal?" 


This is true and ought to be admitted by God. But, the harder question is how we can both affirm that God can do "all things" and that he cannot do certain things. 

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