Define Omnipresence

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What does Omnipresence mean?

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The concept of omnipresence is one of those things (among many) that confuses me. I know it means He is everywhere at the same time, but does it also mean that He is at every place and in every time through eternity? Then there is the notion that God operates outside of and independent of time. If that’s the case, then would not creation, the cross and the end of our world all be NOW for God? I don’t know. Just thinking

I don’t believe God is where sin is


Omnipresence is described (though not fully defined) in Psalm 139: 7-12 as God being everywhere in spirit.

Where can I go from Your Spirit?
Or where can I flee from Your presence?
If I ascend to heaven, You are there;
If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, You are there.
If I take the wings of the dawn,
If I dwell in the remotest part of the sea,
Even there Your hand will lead me,
And Your right hand will lay hold of me.
If I say, “Surely the darkness will overwhelm me,
And the light around me will be night,”
Even the darkness is not dark to You,
And the night is as bright as the day.
Darkness and light are alike to You

God is omnipresent in all reality, in the most remote areas & in the darkest places, even in Sheol.

I used to think Hell was the only place that lacks God’s presence because sinners will not be restrained by God’s grace or blessed there, but since God’s judgement is just he must be directing its operations as well

Awesome, the authoritative source. I thought someone would eventually quote some online dictionary which aren’t very definitive.

So, God is omnipresent because his spirit is everywhere.

I guess the only question now is: does God’s omnipresence apply to Hell?


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