Armstrong, God and the Soul: ?God?s energy is concentrated attention, attention concentrated everywhere. We can attend to two or three things at once; the pianist plays and talks at the same time; the magician does one thing while he seems to do another. God attends to all things, does all things, at once.? Marie Corelli, Master Christian, 104 ? ?The biography is a hint that every scene of human life is reflected in a ceaseless moving panorama somewhere, for the beholding of someone.? Wireless telegraphy is a stupendous warning that from God no secrets are hid, that ?there is nothing covered that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known? ( <401026>Matthew 10:26). The Rontgen rays, which take photographs of our insides, right through our clothes, and even in the darkness of midnight, show that to God ?the night shineth as the day?
Professor Mitchel?s equatorial telescope, slowly moving by clockwork, toward sunset, suddenly touched the horizon and disclosed a boy in a tree stealing apples, but the boy was all unconscious that he was under the gaze of the astronomer. Nothing was so fearful to the prisoner in the French cachot as the eye of the guard that never ceased to watch him in perfect silence through the loophole in the door. As in the Roman Empire the whole world was to a malefactor one great prison, and in his flight to the most distant lands the emperor could track him, so under the government of God no sinner can escape the eye of his Judge. But omnipresence is protective as well as detective. The text ( <011613>Genesis 16:13 ? ?Thou, God, seest me? ? has been used as a restraint from evil more than as a stimulus to good. To the child of the devil it should certainly be the former. But to the child of God it should as certainly be the latter. God should not be regarded as an exacting overseer or a standing threat, but rather as one who understands us, loves us, and helps us. <19D917>Psalm 139:17, 18 ? ?How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! How great is the sum of them! If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: When I awake, I am still with thee.?
(c) Since God knows things, as they are, he knows the necessary sequences of his creation as necessary, the free acts of his creatures as free the ideally possible as ideally possible.
God knows what would have taken place under circumstances not now present; knows what the universe would have been, had he chosen a different plan of creation; knows what our lives would have been, had we made different decisions in the past ( <234818>Isaiah 48:18 ? ?Oh that thou hadst hearkened? then had thy peace been as a river?). Clarke, Christian Theology, 77 ? ?God has a double knowledge of his universe. He knows
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