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CanGodbecomeMan?

Introduction:
ManyintheworldbelievethatGodcamedowntoearthasaman.Peoplewhobelievethisalso
maintainthatGoddoesnotloseHisdivinitywhenHebecomesaman;andtheyclaimHeretains
boththecapabilitiesofGodandman.

Analysis:
Godsnature:
Wewouldallagreethat:
1.

GodisEternal,withnobeginningandend.

2.

Godcreatedthisvastuniverse.

3.

GodcreatedtimeandspaceandHeisnotconfinedorcontrolledbythem.

4.

Godscreationshavelimitations;Godhasnolimitationsatall.

OppositeNatures:
ThenatureofGodandmanareoppositetoeachotherasGodistheCreatorandmanisHis
creation.IfGodbecomesaman,thenHecannotbeGodatthesametimebecausethenatureof
Godandthenatureofmandiffergreatlyandcausesaconflict.
Forexample:

Godhasnobeginning.Manhasabeginning.

Godwillnotdie,Manwilldie.

Godhasnoneedtoeatanddrink.Manneedstoeatanddrink.

GoddoesnotgettirednordoesHeneedtosleep.Mangetstiredandneedssleepandrest.

Goddoesnotforgetormakemistakes.Manforgetsandmakesmistakes.

GodcreatedTimeandSpace,soHeisnotboundbythembutmanisboundbybothtimeandspace.
ThisisaHUGEproblemtobesolvedwhenwesayGodbecameman.

Two opposite natures cannot exist at the same time in one person. Thus we cannot
simultaneouslyhave:

AFiniteandanInfiniteGod

ALimitlessandaLimitedGod

AneternalGodwhoisbornasahuman

LimitationsofHumans:
Whenmaniscomparedwithothercreatures,hehasseverelimitations.Tociteafewexamples,
Mancannothearwhatthedoghears;Mancannotseewhattheowlsees.
IfGodbecomesamanwhois100%human,itwouldmeanthatGodbecameamanwithallthese
humanlimitations,whichdoesnotbefitthequalitiesofGodasitnullifiesthedivinenatureof
God.
Sothefactis,ifGodbecomeshuman,HecannomorebeGod.GodbeingGodandhuman
simultaneouslyisimpossible.
Godcandoeverything:
People,whobelievethatGodcanbecomeman,normallysaythatsinceGodcandoeverything,
HecanbecomemanandalsoremainGodatthesametime.
IfGodcandoeverything,wouldGodbeunjust?WouldGodlie?TheanswerisNO.IfGod
wantstolieorbeunjust,Hecan;butHewillNOT.Thereasonisbecausetheactsofbeingunjust
andlyingdoNOTbefitthedivinequalitiesofGod.SowecanconcludethatGodwillONLYdo
thingsthatbefitHisdivinequalities.Similarly,GodbecomingmandoesnotbefitHisdivine
qualitiesasitascribesseverallimitationstoGodandmakesGodweak.
IdeaofGodvisitingEarth:
Pleasethinkaboutthis.WeallagreethatGodlovestheworld.ImagineGodvisitingtheearth
andconfiningHimselftoaparticularlocationwithoutevenvisitingmanypartsoftheworld.If
Godhadbecomeman,itisquiteeasyforHimtotraveltheworldwithoutaproblem.
Didanyhumanwhowasascribeddivinitytraveltheglobetomeethis"creations"?Didtheyat
leastvisitafewcontinents?Ifno,arewenotmissingsomethingbighere?
VastnessoftheUniverse:
Godisthecreatoroftheuniverse.Weallknowaboutthevastnessoftheuniverse.Imaginethe
creatorofthisgrandandvastuniversegettingconfinedtoanegligiblespace.Doesitmake
sense?
Pleaseseethepicturesbelowwhichwillillustratethepointabove.

ThepictureaboveshowsthesizeofourplanetEarthwhencomparedwiththeother
planetsinthesolarsystem.

ThepictureaboveshowsthesizeofourplanetEarthwhencomparedwiththeSun.Earth
isjustadotinfrontoftheSun.

ThepictureaboveshowsthesizeoftheSunwhencomparedwiththeotherstarsinour
galaxy.OurplanetEarthissosmallthatitbecomesinvisible.

ThepictureaboveshowsthesizeoftheSunwhencomparedwiththeotherbiggerstars
calledastheRedGiantsinourgalaxy.Sunissosmallthatitisjust1pixelinsize.


ThepicturesofthestarsarefromourMilkyWaygalaxy.BesidesMilkyWay,wehaveseveral
hundredsofgalaxiesandthousandsofstars.Wecannowunderstandthevastnessofthisgrand
universe.
When we say God became a man, we mean that God, who created this vast universe, got
confinedtoasmallplaceonPlanetEarth.Ourplanetearthisnotevenaspeckinthisgrand
universe.Sothiswouldmeanthat,Godwasconfinedtoaspeckwithinasmallspeckofthisvast
universe.Doesthismakeanysense?
Sciencetodaytellsusthattherearemillionsofplanetslikeearthandtherearehighchancesof
living creatures elsewhere. Hypothetically, if there are creations worshipping God in other
planets,imagineGodvisitingaparticularplaceinearth(whichisjustoneofthemillionsof
planets)andstayinghere?Doesitmakesense?
Godcametotheworldtoknowhumanbeingsandtoteachthem:
OneofthecommonreasonsgiventoestablishthatGodbecamemanistheargumentthatGod
cametoearthtoknowaboutthehumanbeingsandtoteachthemhowtolive.Keepinginmind
that,GodbecomingmandoesnotbefitthedivinenatureofGod,wewillanalyzethisclaim.
1.

Ifyouwanttounderstandyourcreation,youdonotbecomethecreation.Forexample:wedonot
becomethecomputer,DVDplayeretctounderstandhowtheywork.Similarly,God,beingthecreatorofthe
universe,neednotbecomeHiscreationtoknowthem.

2.

Ifyouwanttoteachothersaboutanewproductyoumanufactured,youwouldprovideaninstruction
manualandalsoagooddemo.Example:cars,bikes,washingmachinesetc.Similarly,God,beingthecreator
ofhumansprovidedinstructionmanuals(scriptures)andexcellentdemos(MessengersofGod).

Moreoverifwelookatthelivesofthepeoplewhoareattributeddivinity,therearesomany
objectionablepractices.Afewexamples:

Apersonwhoisattributeddivinityhadthousandsofwives.Canwetakethisasanexampleand
followhim?

Apersonwhoisattributeddivinityutterswordsdisrespectfultohismother.Isthisagoodexample?

Apersonwhoisattributeddivinitydoesthingsthatcontradicthisownteachings.Howcansucha
personbeanexample?

Suchobjectionableactionsarejustifiedbysayingtheyaredivine,sotheycandosuchthings.
Ifthis justificationis accepted,thenthepurposeofGodbecomingmantoteachhumans is
defeated.
Nowonemayask,sohowwerehumanstoldaboutGodswillifHedidnttellthem?
Theanswerissimple,Goddidteachmankindhowtolive,butnotbybecomingaman.Rather
HesentmessengerswhoconveyedthemessageofGodtoman.Ifyouwanttogiveademofora
washingmachine,youwoulduseawashingmachineandnotavacuumcleaner.Sameway,the

bestdemoforahumanbeinghastobeanotherhumanbeing.Hence,alltheMessengersofGod
werehumans.
WemayconcludethatGodneednotcometotheworldtoteachthehumanbeingsbecause:
1.

ItdoesnotbefitGodsdivinenature

2.

GodcanteachthehumanbeingsthroughHismessengers.

Summary:
1.

ThenatureofGodandmanareopposites.Hence,twooppositenaturesexistingsimultaneouslydefies
commonsenseandlogic.

2.

GodbecomingmanascribeslimitationstoGodandthereforedoesnotbefitthedivinenatureofGod.

3.

TheargumentofGodcandoeverythingisincorrectbecauseGodwillONLYdothingsthatbefit
Hisdivinenature.

4.

ItisirrationaltothinkthatGodwhocreatedthisvastuniversegotconfinedtoanincrediblyminiscule
negligiblespaceintheuniverse.