What is pantheism

What is pantheism?



Pantheism is the belief that God is everything and everyone and that everyone and everything is God. Pantheism is similar to polytheism (the belief in many gods), but pantheism goes beyond polytheism because it teaches that everything is God. A tree is God, a stone is God, an animal is God, the sky is God, the sun is God, you are God, etc. Pantheism is the basis of many cults, sects and false religions (e.g. Hinduism and Buddhism in one Part, the various unification churches and worshipers of "Mother Nature").

Does the Bible Teach Pantheism? No, she doesn't. Many people confuse pantheism with the teaching of God's omnipresence. Psalm 139: 7-8 explains: “Where shall I go from your spirit, and where shall I flee from your face? If I lead up to heaven, you are there; If I made my bed with the dead, see, you are there too. God's omnipresence means that He is present everywhere. There is no place in the universe where God is not. It's not the same as pantheism. God is everywhere, but He is not everything. Yes, God is “present” everywhere, including in a tree and in a person, but that does not make the tree and the person God. Pantheism is not a Bible-based belief.

The clearest arguments from the Bible against pantheism are innumerable commandments or better admonitions against idol worship. The Bible forbids worshiping idols and idols, sacred objects, objects from nature, etc. If pantheism were true, it would not be wrong to worship such things because those things are God. If pantheism were true, worshiping a stone and an animal would be just as fine as worshiping an invisible, spiritual God. The Bible's negation of idolatry is the final argument against pantheism. English



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