The attribute of God which describes his ability to
do whatever He wills. God's will is limited by His nature, and He therefore cannot do
anything contrary to His nature as God, such as to ignore sin, to sin, or to do something
absurd or self-contradictory. God is not controlled by His power, but has complete control
over it; otherwise He would not be a free being. To a certain extent, He has voluntarily
limited Himself by the free will of His rational creatures.
This means that if God says something will happe.
He has the power to make sure that it will happen. Therefore, when He
promises eternal life to those who believe in Christ, He has the power to grant it.
Just as He cannont sin, He has the power to forgive those who do.
But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible;
but with God all things are possible.
And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the Lord appeared to Abram,
and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.
I know that thou canst do everything, and that no thought can be
withholden from thee.
Ah Lord God! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great
power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee:
Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me?
For with God nothing shall be impossible.
And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of
many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God