Below are some similarities with my personal beliefs. First, God exists because the existence of any other thing is because of God. Every dependent thing has a clarification for its existence. For that reason, if the universe has an explanation of its existence then it must be a personal being. The world is classified as an unexpected thing.
The in the text it says, ¨And I tell myself, it all happened by the will of God; there is no God but God¨ (Al-Alajir ). Al-Alajir believes that God is in control of everything. She believes that everything happens because God wants it to happens, and that everything happens for a reason. Al-Alajir shows that people do not have any control in their lives. Everyone has a destiny that has been set by God, and everything that leads up to that fate is done by the power of God.
Accordingly, he expresses that as a result of his innate thoughts of God, it only makes sense that it be God who "is the reason for this thought". Thus he explicitly states, ' I have no choice but to conclude that the mere fact of my existing is and of there being in me an idea of a
If situate conscience into the consideration of natural law, it can be defined as the God 's instrument as a part of the Divine ordination in order to persistently urge the human to be what he designed him to be. Conscience leads human 's free will. Therefore, it can be stated that human remains aimless in the universe without the guide of conscience. There exist a number of various definitions of the notion of natural law. Commonly, natural law is associated with the "laws of nature", indicating the order which naturally directs the changes and alterations of the material and physical universe.
It’s all based on the allegiance to concept of being one. In full, the scripture is, “We are one in all and all in one. There are no men but only the great WE, One, indivisible and forever” (Rand 14). In the Pledge of Allegiance they pledge under god, but there is nothing to pledge under in this society. Ultimately, someone holds the power, but the idea projected by the society’s existence itself is unquestionable equality.
Reality is existence, and imagining something up is nonexistent. In order for us to have understanding and think up our representation of the divine God there must be existence of him. How else would we be able to imagine a perfect holy being that is above all? If there is understanding of this being, the knowledge to imaging this being up had to come from somewhere, and this is how Saint Anselm tries to prove Gods existence.
The starting points of our worldview are about who God is, what the universe is like, and who man is. The first question we may ask is: What is the nature of God? It can be difficult for us to see that God is both infinite and personal. He is all knowing and powerful, yet still able to communicate with His creation. God has always been, and will always be.
Therefore, an eternal being was never produced by another being. The Big Bang Theory is not wrong but it does not cancel out the fact that an eternal being exists. For the explosion of the Big Bang Theory to happen there had to be something to produce it, which is an eternal being. In conclusion, my reconstruction of John Locke’s argument in An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, I rejected premise number 4. Which is “if bare nothing cannot produce a being, then an eternal being exists”.
People who follow the divine command theory believe that God is the creator of all things, therefore, he must also be the creator of morally right and wrong acts. With God at the basis of this ethical theory it is more often, than not, that people who are religious believe in this theory more than those who are not. This is because people who do not believe in God or the
Descartes understands there is an existence of a superior being(God) due to the knowledge humanity has obtained. Indeed, certain ideas created can only be obtained through our mind and not our senses. Therefore, the idea of God, leads Descartes to believe there is a superior being influencing the ways of humanity. Hume on the other hand, relies on empirical evidence of the universe to prove that God exists. The natural Phenomena’s of the universe are clear representations of a superior creator: God.
In contrast to Dawkins’ opinion of a mindless origin of existence, Lennox believes that there is without any doubt a rational intelligence behind all creation, and that is God. Lennox argues his opinion by referring to the creator of all things as a person who created humans in his image, hence the fact than we too are persons. Lennox refers to this creator as Logos, meaning; not created but
One of the many famous arguments proving God’s existence by a seventeenth-century famed philosopher Anselm. Anselm’s reasoning was that, if a being existed only in the mind but not in reality, then a greater being was conceivable (a being which exists both in the mind and in reality). Since God is an infinitely great being, therefore, God must exist. Anselm logically proved that God existed by our understanding aside from reality and our understanding combined with reality. Another argument is the cosmological arguments.
Omniscience is the ability to be all-knowing, which entails that God knows everything that has, is, and will ever occur. Omnipotence is characterized by the ability to be all-powerful, which gives God the authority to change the world in any way He desires. Lastly, omnibenevolence is illustrated through moral perfection and requires that God has no moral flaws and every moral virtue. Additionally, Anselm also believes that if God were to exist, His perfection would entail three things about the nature of His existence: that it be unlimited, independent and eternal. In order to be unlimited, nothing could have prevented Him from existing.
The cosmological argument looks to the world to prove God’s existence rather than pure definitions. The proponent of the cosmological argument was St. Thomas Aquinas, a theologian in the eleventh century CE (Solomon). He proposed that everything that exists must have a cause, and that the cause was God (Aquinas). Aquinas’ first point was based off of motion, that nothing can be both the mover and moved. An item sitting in place has the potential to be moving, but cannot move unless something that is already moving imparts motion to it
There is always an order or a law that we cannot change because it is beyond us, so God may have created the universe using an order and creating it under a law. Since God lives outside of time, it could be instantaneous. How exactly the universe was physically created is not important to us, but that God created it is what is important. How God made life could have been through evolution or something entirely different. Every idea of how we were created can easily fit into the Bible 's aspect of creation because it is very vague and does not go into direct detail on how exactly God created everything.