New answers tagged

0

That God didn't do something doesn't mean that He couldn't. God is all-powerful; clearly He can do anything He chooses to do. But we see a lesser form of this with powerful-but-not-omnipotent people, too: parents, managers, and leaders all sometimes tell others to do things they could well do themselves. Why? Because they see some benefit in having the ...


-1

But God did do it! It's just that since we're not allowed to make an image of God, we pretend sometimes the the Malach HaMavet did it, such as in The Prince of Egypt. From the Haggadah on Pesach: ועברתי בארץ מצרים בלילה הזה, אני ולא מלך; והכיתי כל בכור בארץ מצרים... And I will go through the land of Egypt, I, and not an angel, and I will strike all ...



Top 50 recent answers are included