Is God beyond reason?

Why do the faithful continually put their God beyond reason and logic? Why do they expect to be granted an exception in their case, when no other constants or universal laws are suspended for anything else we apply these disciplines too? I ask, Can your God create something over which he has no control? There are only 2 possible answers, yes or no. You cannot logically attach a disclaimer, but I constantly get... yes, but he chooses not too!  Do the faithful just not understand logic? Is there a disconnect in the brain of a believer that sees no issue in circumventing an honest logical question with a disingenuous, meaningless reply? Are we speaking different languages?

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