We begin our discussion with the understanding that the universe does exist!!
The Universe Exists
Was there a beginning?
No beginning YES -There was a beginning
-impossible since it exists - True
-impossible since everything
in universe has beginning
-if universe is eternal then it
would have run out of energy
Was the Universe Caused?
The Universe wan not Caused YES - It was Caused
-impossible since everything is caused - True
What was the Cause?
A random directionless force YES - A Personal Agent
Impossible just like: - True
A) Can shaking the parts of a watch
put the watch together? No.
B) Can a tornado build a house when
it hits a lumber yard? Never.
What is this Agent like?
Limited to Universe YES - Separate from Universe
- This would make the universe - True. This Creator would be:
self existent 1) intelligent
-worship creation or of 2) powerful
things in creation is idol worship 3) timeless
-here god is found in things, nature, animals 4) capable of choice
-many religions make it this far, but fail to 5) immaterial
see the true holy God. 6) causeless
Idol Religions are Illogical Three religions have a Logical God:
1. Buddhism 1. Islam
2. Hinduism 2. Judaism
3. Ancient Religions 3. Christianity - the only true and complete revelation from God.