Does God need a beginning? How do we explain "everlasting to everlasting"?

I often hear from skeptics that saying God does not need a beginning while everything else does is a kind of special pleading. Of course, I do know many things about God surpass human logic, otherwise he would not be worth worshipping, since we would know everything about him. So, If God does need a beginning, how... show more I often hear from skeptics that saying God does not need a beginning while everything else does is a kind of special pleading. Of course, I do know many things about God surpass human logic, otherwise he would not be worth worshipping, since we would know everything about him. So, If God does need a beginning, how would we then explain how he is eternal, as there is the saying "everlasting to everlasting"?
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