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unknown: I Am.
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Welcome to inconceivable Theology!

There is nothing more important than getting to know your Creator and one of the ways of doing that is by asking questions! Now I try my best not to be an intellectual, someone who just knows theology and doesn't know God. Most of the time I know God isn't a concept or an Idea: He's a person. There are times I forget this but somewhere in my heart I know it's true. So this site isn't full of questions to make me look smart (in fact many of them make me look dumb!) but is just a place where my honest questions are recorded. This the place where you can view many of the questions I've asked over the years and the answers I've received as well as some conclusions I've come too. This site simply contains my personal convictions. I try my best not to give each question an honest evaluation, try and take off my "theological lense" that I see the bible threw. I don't guarantee they're all true, in fact a lot of people disagree with me, but this my journey through faith and if my experiences can help you even just a little bit then its worth it. If you disagree with something I said then let's talk about it. Just email me and I would be happy to debate it with you! There a good chance you know something I don't and I'm always willing to learn. God seems to be especially fond of those who seek after Him so don't let anything or anyone stop you from asking the big questions. So take a look around feel free to explore, discover and have fun!

"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened." -Jesus

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Can Unbelivers Cast Out Demons?
Yes

There are few occasions in which the bible reports unbelievers casting out demons. A few are:
Mark 9: 38 Teacher, said John, we saw someone driving out demons in your name and we told him to stop, because he was not one of us.
Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven,but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?' 23 Then I will tell them plainly, 'I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!' Matthew 7:21-23
Yet when Jesus is accused of casting out demons by Beelzebub he says a house divided against itself cannot stand which implied, at least to me, followers of satan can't cast out demons. Here's that verse by the way.
Jesus was driving out a demon that was mute. When the demon left, the man who had been mute spoke, and the crowd was amazed. 15 But some of them said, By Beelzebul, the prince of demons, he is driving out demons. 16 Others tested him by asking for a sign from heaven. 17 Jesus knew their thoughts and said to them: Any kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and a house divided against itself will fall. 18 If Satan is divided against himself, how can his kingdom stand? I say this because you claim that I drive out demons by Beelzebul. 19 Now if I drive out demons by Beelzebub, by whom do your followers drive them out? So then, they will be your judges. 20 But if I drive out demons by the finger of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you. Luke 11: 14-20
Also when Jews who don't have the Holy spirit try to cast out demons it doesn't work...
Some Jews who went around driving out evil spirits tried to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those who were demon-possessed. They would say, In the name of the Jesus whom Paul preaches, I command you to come out. 14 Seven sons of Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, were doing this. 15 One day the evil spirit answered them, Jesus I know, and Paul I know about, but who are you?16 Then the man who had the evil spirit jumped on them and overpowered them all. He gave them such a beating that they ran out of the house naked and bleeding. Acts 19:13-16
Thus I found the topic quite confusing. I'm not certain the answer to this question is yes but, considering there is actually biblical examples of unbelievers casting out demons, my interpretation must be wrong.
Does Logic Apply to God?
no


God is above all reasoning we humans could ever conceive. Now most people believe God does abide by the rules of logic (aka the rules of human reasoning) at least to a certain extent yet today I would like to challenge that belief. First let me give you three bible verses (all bible verses are in the NIV): 1 Corinthians 1: 19-20
For it is written:
I will destroy the wisdom of the wise;
the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate.

Where is the wise person? Where is the teacher of the law? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?”
Isaiah 55: 8-9
For my thoughts are not your thoughts,
neither are your ways my ways,

declares the Lord.
As the heavens are higher than the earth,
so are my ways higher than your ways
and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Now, from these two verses alone I believe we can conclude God is above human logic. A great and almost universal example of this is the trinity. Most every denomination confirms its existence yet fails to explain how a God that is 100% 3 different and separate people is yet 100% one unique person. It is impossible to explain because there is nothing like it on earth! Its Illogical. This I believe I have effectively presented God to be above human logic. However when presented with this argument many people have often said to me yes, God is above human reasoning, but He's never illogical. they argue He merely builds on logic in a way we cant understand. now I disagree with this response for two reasons. First the verses I pointed to earlier do not support this argument as they say God “will destroy the wisdom of the wize” not build upon it. And second God building on human logic just doesn't make sense! True there are numerous occasions were God works with humans and it could be possible he is “lowering” Himself per say down to our reasoning level. However I think that contradicts Isaiah 55 which seems to say God does no lowering of any sort. Also, as far as I can remember, whenever the flesh and the spiritual are talked about. God never builds on the flesh; In fact He says the flesh is in opposition to the spirit! I believe this can easily apply to fleshly logic and spiritual logicfor ... their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened. Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools (Romans 1: 21-22). In conclusion I believe we can say God is truly above logic. I would argue He does not build upon it but transcends it all together.
Did Jesus Lie?
No

It seems like a stupid question right? Obviously Jesus Didn't lie, He was perfect! Yet we find a few very interesting verses in John 7:8-10 Go up to the feast yourselves; I do not go up to this feast because My time has not yet fully come. 9 Having said these things to them, He stayed in Galilee. 10 But when His brothers had gone up to the feast, then He Himself also went up, not publicly, but as if, in secret. (NASB) these verses caught me off guard and at first glance definitely seem to say Jesus did Indeed lie to his brothers. However if we do A bit of research we discover many bibles have a very important footnote the NASB lacks. This footnote says that the greek word used for not here can easily be translated not yet If this is the case then the problem is fixed! Jesus did indeed wait to go up to the feast and this told the truth as he did not yet go up. This only goes to show how important a footnote can be.
Did Jesus Lie?
No

It seems like a stupid question right? Obviously Jesus Didn't lie, He was perfect! Yet we find a few very interesting verses in John 7:8-10 Go up to the feast yourselves; I do not go up to this feast because My time has not yet fully come. 9 Having said these things to them, He stayed in Galilee. 10 But when His brothers had gone up to the feast, then He Himself also went up, not publicly, but as if, in secret. (NASB) these verses caught me off guard and at first glance definitely seem to say Jesus did Indeed lie to his brothers. However if we do A bit of research we discover many bibles have a very important footnote the NASB lacks. This footnote says that the greek word used for not here can easily be translated not yet If this is the case then the problem is fixed! Jesus did indeed wait to go up to the feast and this told the truth as he did not yet go up. This only goes to show how important a footnote can be.
Did Jesus Lie?
No

It seems like a stupid question right? Obviously Jesus Didn't lie, He was perfect! Yet we find a few very interesting verses in John 7:8-10 Go up to the feast yourselves; I do not go up to this feast because My time has not yet fully come. 9 Having said these things to them, He stayed in Galilee. 10 But when His brothers had gone up to the feast, then He Himself also went up, not publicly, but as if, in secret. (NASB) these verses caught me off guard and at first glance definitely seem to say Jesus did Indeed lie to his brothers. However if we do A bit of research we discover many bibles have a very important footnote the NASB lacks. This footnote says that the greek word used for not here can easily be translated not yet If this is the case then the problem is fixed! Jesus did indeed wait to go up to the feast and this told the truth as he did not yet go up. This only goes to show how important a footnote can be.