Many atheists, agnostics, and secular skeptics often ask the question: If God created the universe, who created God? God is the uncaused first cause who is the Creator and Designer of the physical universe; therefore, that question is really illogical because it assumes there was an infinite series of creators. This question only leads to another question: who created the being that created God? This type of question originates from false assumptions and incorrect presuppositions.
Causations and Recreations
If there was an infinite series of causations and recreations, we would never get to the present moment to ask questions about origins. If we falsely assume that reality is an infinite row of dominos, then domino A would never get to domino B because all the dominos would go back to infinite; therefore, we would never get to the present moment. Hence, there has to be an uncaused first cause because we are here in the present moment discussing this issue.
A Scientific challenge to skeptical arguments
A few skeptics will continue arguing that if the universe was created, then God needs a creator. And if God does not need a creator, why should the universe need a creator? Many theists answer this question by showing that everything which has a beginning has a cause. Since the universe has a beginning, the universe requires a cause. The universe requires a cause because the weight of scientific evidence demonstrates that it had a beginning. Einstein’s general relativity theory and Edwin Hubble’s observations along with Lord Kelvin’s explanation of the thermodynamic laws of nature demonstrates that the universe had a finite beginning.
God Creates Matter, Space, and Time
Finally, since time is connected to space and matter, then time began with matter and space. Because the universe is made up of space, time, and matter, then whatever caused the universe into existence would have to be eternal and uncreated. Because God is the creator of the whole universe, He is time’s creator. God is not limited by the time dimension He created; therefore, God has no beginning in time. This means that God was never caused into existence or had a creator.
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