I admire the tenacity with which you defend your faith. You believe without
undisputable proof that God does not exists. This fits the definition of faith. I
have been in many arguments in my lifetime and know that an obdurate adversary will
never concede. He will however condemn the logic of an argument by using that same
logic or some other pseudo logic. If that fails he will then attempt to hurt the
adversary feelings by calling them or their arguments names like idiot or stupid
there by attempting to belittle them. This hurting of other people is a sign that
our hearts are evil and wicked especially if one derives a feeling of pleasure or
satisfaction from this act. I for one despise my own heart and know it is evil and
pray every day for God to give me a good one. Most of your arguments are
intelligently constructed and even I admit that I have philosophical and religious
questions that man or Bible cannot answer. Still, like you, I believe by faith.
I also call all religions and gods fake except the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
in the Holy Bible. There are over 300 different registered Christian denominations
in the world today and I have found fault with every denomination I have studied.
Most misquote, misinterpret or rewrite the Holy Scriptures. They purposely or
unintentionally use religion to further their own gains. They make up things that
are not in the Scriptures and tell lies that mislead the simpleminded. This also
supports the claim that man’s heart is evil and wicked and fits the definition of
many ravenous wolves amongst the sheep predicted by the Bible for the end times.
Admittedly I can give no undisputable reason for you to abandon your faith. I can
however give witness to the reasons for my own faith.
Archeology has proven the Bible to be the most accurate record of ancient history
that we have today. Babylon, Jericho, and the Erastus stone are but a few of the
most recent discoveries. These are facts not fairytales. The most compelling
evidence comes from the Dead Sea scrolls. Particularly the Book of Daniel and this
is why. The Dead Sea scrolls produced a nearly one hundred percent complete Book of
Daniel which carbon dated to 125 BCE worst case view.
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identical to the modern copies we have today except for some minor spelling errors.
The Book of Daniel predicts the fall of the Babylonian empire by the Medes and
Persians. It even names the King, Cyrus which is proven by archeological evidence.
Daniel then further predicts that the Medes and Persians will be conquered by Greece
and the Greek empire conquered by another unnamed empire which history says is Rome.
This last empire was predicted to be divided from within not conquered by another
empire and again history bears this out. Daniel also predicted the 1260 year rule
of the Anti-Christ to arise from the divided kingdoms of “Rome”. That is someone
who takes the place of Christ not someone who is openly against Christ. History
calls this the dark or middle ages when a corrupt church ruled over the Kings of
Europe. The rule of this Beast or Anti-Christ ended in 1798 when Napoleon used
military force to take the Pope captive. This is all history.
) The Bible predicted how and when this
first Beast would fall but not who would do it. The next prediction of this Book is
that shortly after the fall of the first Beast or Anti-Christ a new nation arising
from a relatively sparsely populated part of the earth, Christian in its appearance
would eventually become a second Beast power. The US is the only Christian nation to
appear around this time eventually becoming a world super power. In fulfillment of
prophecy the US is using its military for political and economic gain under the
guise of “keeping the peace” around the world. The Romans after all conquered the
world under the claim of “Pax Romana” or Roman Peace. This is no coincidence. This
second Beast will mimic the first Beast and impose its power over the rulers of the
whole earth and the first Beast would eventually recover and regain its power and
prestige being helped by the second Beast.
If this last prediction is true then we should see Christian churches around the US
trying to gain control over the government and the government using these churches
to subjugate the people. Our government should be in league with the Vatican and
start to make laws governing the spiritual morality of the people. Laws like whom
and when we worship and whom we marry; laws outlawing all other forms of religion,
creating a world wide super church. The only religion in the world to have its own
US ambassador is the Vatican in Rome. Remember it was Mussolini the ally of Hitler
that gave the Pope of Rome back his power, seat and authority thereby healing the
proverbial wound to the head given by Napoleon.
Before you scoff I suggest you watch the videos on YouTube under the titles of FEMA
camps, FEMA coffins, and FEMA pastors.
Our government is planning something and I don’t believe it’s going to be good. My
greatest fear in the world today does not come from Muslims, Jews, Buddhists,
Atheists, Hindu’s, Wicca’s, Spiritualists or any other religious or political
organization. I fear apostate Christians those who want to force their beliefs onto
others and the governments that support and use these people for purposes.
Atheists are my greatest allies out side of my own faith. Their fight to keep
religion and Christianity out of the government is to every ones advantage even if I
don’t agree with their reasons. I want to thank you all. Liberty of conscience is
what this country was built on not Christianity.
If you don’t like or believe history and archeology then I offer some scientific,
mathematical and observational evidence that supports the existence of God and the
veracity of the Bible.
The chance of a single protein combining by random chance I am told is 1 in 1x10 to
the sixtieth power. The chance of snatching a single atom from all the matter in
the universe is 1 in 1x10 to the thirtieth power and 1 in 1x10 to the fiftieth power
is scientifically considered to be zero or no chance.
Quantum theory has now proven that photons and some sub-atomic particles can be
changed and manipulated simply by observing them. This same theory predicts that
the most basic “building blocks” of matter and energy exist only when or because
they are being observed. Scientists around the world are now struggling to
understand this prediction. The implications are that our universe exists only
because someone or something outside our universe is observing it. The Bible
proclaims this very thing to be God.
I have heard it said that, “seeing is believing”. The big bang theory, cosmic
background radiation and the observable astronomical evidence all point to the
universe spreading out in all directions from a fix point in space that is at or
very near the earth. Hubble concocted his theory in his own words, “To escape the
horror of a unique place in the universe”. I have heard that the amount energy
lost in red shift due to Hubble’s explanation exceeds the mass of the universe by
some 30 million times. For me it takes more faith to believe in Hubble than my own
The age of computers has proven that chaos and random chance do not produce
information rich environments. Intelligence is the only known mechanism to produce
such environments. DNA is the most information rich environment known in the world
today. I am a computer engineer and know that intelligent computer code does not
come from random chance or chaos but by intelligent design.
I realize that each and every argument I presented here can be effectively and
intelligently countered if one is determined to believe otherwise. I am not a
historian, archeologist, mathematician, quantum theorist, astronomer nor geneticist.
I just believe that the simplest explanation is most likely the correct one. I
believe what I can see over some scientific double talk that no one can really
understand or explain.
Faith can not be stupid or smart only misplaced or misguided. To call someone
stupid for believing in God is to call many great men of history stupid, Sir Isaac
Newton, Galileo, Albert Einstein, George Washington, Tomas Jefferson, Abraham
Lincoln and many more. While history bears out many great men who did not claim to
believe in God that is really not the point here now. Is it?
Here are some of the scientific facts in the Bible that ancient man could have not
known many of which have only been discovered in the past century.
Only in recent years has science discovered that everything we see is composed of
invisible atoms. Here, Scripture tells us that the “things which are seen were not
made of things which do appear.” Heb 11:3
At a time when it was believed that the earth sat on a large animal or a giant (1500
B.C.), the Bible spoke of the earth’s free float in space: “He...hangs the earth
upon nothing” (Job 26:7).
Isa 40:22 The prophet Isaiah also tells us that the earth is round: “It is he that
sits upon the circle of the earth”. This is not a reference to a flat disk, as some
skeptics maintain, but to a sphere. I looked this up myself and found that the
Hebrew word translated here as circle has the meaning of circuit and compassive that
is defined by Strong’s dictionary as encompassing, going around continually.
God told Job in 1500 B.C.: “Can you send lightnings, that they may go, and say to
you, Here we are?” (Job 38:35). The Bible here is making what appears to be a
scientifically ludicrous statement—that light can be sent, and then manifest itself
in speech. But did you know that radio waves travel at the speed of light? This is
why you can have instantaneous wireless communication with someone on the other side
of the earth. Science didn’t discover this until 1864 when “British scientist James
Clerk Maxwell suggested that electricity and light waves were two forms of the same
thing” (Modern Century Illustrated Encyclopedia). I guess this was written before
the invention of fiber optics.
Job 38:19 asks, “Where is the way where light dwells?” Modern man has only recently
discovered that light (electromagnetic radiation) has a “way,” traveling at 186,000
miles per second.
Science has discovered that stars emit radio waves, which are received on earth as a
high pitch. God mentioned this in Job 38:7: “When the morning stars sang
“Most cosmologists (scientists who study the structures and evolution of the
universe) agree that the Genesis account of creation, in imagining an initial void,
may be uncannily close to the truth” (Time, Dec. 1976).
Solomon described a “cycle” of air currents two thousand years before scientists
“discovered” them. “The wind goes toward the south, and turns about unto the north;
it whirls about continually, and the wind returns again according to his circuits”
Science expresses the universe in five terms: time, space, matter, power, and
motion. Genesis 1:1, 2 revealed such truths to the Hebrews in 1450 B.C.: “In the
beginning [time] God created [power] the heaven [space] and the earth [matter] . . .
And the Spirit of God moved [motion] upon the face of the waters.” The first thing
God tells man is that He controls all aspects of the universe.
The great biological truth concerning the importance of blood in our body’s
mechanism has been fully comprehended only in recent years. Up until 120 years ago,
sick people were “bled,” and many died because of the practice. If you lose your
blood, you lose your life. Yet Leviticus 17:11, written 3,000 years ago, declared
that blood is the source of life: “For the life of the flesh is in the blood.”
All things were made by Him (see John 1:3), including dinosaurs. Why then did the
dinosaur disappear? The answer may be in Job 40:15–24. In this passage, God speaks
about a great creature called “behemoth.” Some commentators think this was a
hippopotamus. However, the hippo’s tail isn’t like a large tree, but a small twig.
Following are the characteristics of this huge animal: It was the largest of all
the creatures God made; was plant-eating (herbivorous); had its strength in its hips
and a tail like a large tree. It had very strong bones, lived among the trees,
drank massive amounts of water, and was not disturbed by a raging river. He
appears impervious to attack because his nose could pierce through snares, but
Scripture says, “He that made him can make his sword to approach unto him.” In
other words, God caused this, the largest of all the creatures He had made, to
become extinct. YouTube has video of dinosaur and human fossil foot prints found
together in cretaceous rock while they were being uncovered with a bulldozer in
Encyclopedia Britannica documents that in 1845, a young doctor in Vienna named Dr.
Ignaz Semmelweis was horrified at the terrible death rate of women who gave birth in
hospitals. As many as 30 percent died after giving birth. Semmelweis noted that
doctors would examine the bodies of patients who died, then, without washing their
hands, go straight to the next ward and examine expectant mothers. This was their
normal practice, because the presence of microscopic diseases was unknown.
Semmelweis insisted that doctors wash their hands before examinations, and the death
rate immediately dropped to 2 percent. Look at the specific instructions God gave
His people for when they encounter disease: “And when he that has an issue is
cleansed of his issue; then he shall number to himself seven days for his cleansing,
and wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in running water, and shall be clean”
(Leviticus 15:13). Until recent years, doctors washed their hands in a bowl of
water, leaving invisible germs on their hands. However, the Bible says specifically
to wash hands under “running water.”
Luke 17:34–36 says the Second Coming of Jesus Christ will occur while some are
asleep at night and others are working at daytime activities in the field. This is a
clear indication of a revolving earth, with day and night at the same time.
“During the devastating Black Death of the fourteenth century, patients who were
sick or dead were kept in the same rooms as the rest of the family. People often
wondered why the disease was affecting so many people at one time. They attributed
these epidemics to ‘bad air’ or ‘evil spirits.’ However, careful attention to the
medical commands of God as revealed in Leviticus would have saved untold millions
of lives. Arturo Castiglione wrote about the overwhelming importance of this
biblical medical law: ‘The laws against leprosy in Leviticus 13 may be regarded as
the first model of sanitary legislation’ (A History of Medicine).” Grant R.
Jeffery, The Signature of God.
With all these truths revealed in Scripture, how could a thinking person deny that
the Bible is supernatural in origin? There is no other book in any of the world’s
(Vedas, Bhagavad-Gita, Koran, Book of Mormon, etc.) that contains scientific truth.
In fact, they contain statements that are clearly unscientific. Hank Hanegraaff
said, “Faith in Christ is not some blind leap into a dark chasm, but a faith based
on established evidence.”