Category Archives: Existence of God

The Unnatural Appeal of Naturalism

“So how could you ask me to believe in God when there’s absolutely no evidence that I can see? I do believe…that there are scientific explanations for phenomena that we call mystical because we don’t know any better.” -Jodie Foster in an interview regarding … Continue reading

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The 4 Options: “Then What Created God?”

The logical conclusion that something outside the natural world (God) must exist in order for the universe to exist is not a satisfactory one for skeptics. Their likely response to this line of reasoning will be, “Then what created God?” This … Continue reading

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The 4 Options: The Power of Being

Before addressing a skeptic’s predictable response to option 4  (next post), I need to unpack a critical concept – the power of being. The problems noted last time should reveal that illusion, self-creation, and self-existence respectively are absurd options for … Continue reading

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The 4 Options

The question of how the universe got here is tied to the argument for the existence of God. Below is a variation of R.C. Sproul’s four options for the cause of the universe: 1) It is an Illusion (Hinduism, the … Continue reading

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Standards (part 2)

Regarding moral standards we have two basic options: acknowledge an objective/transcendent moral standard, or sculpt some form of morality for ourselves, i.e. relativism. (A third option, evolved morality, is not morality at all > previous post)  The argument here is … Continue reading

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