Believing In God

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  • Believing In God
    • Why people believe?
      • Religious Upbringing
        • Prayer
          • Answer
        • Conversion
          • Change your life
            • Experience God
        • Miracle
          • Breaks scientific laws
            • So God did it
        • Numinous
          • Greater presence
            • Miracle
              • Breaks scientific laws
                • So God did it
      • Influence of Media
        • Show people who believe
        • Celebrites
        • Explore religious teaching
          • You understand them better
      • Design Argument
        • Paley's watch
        • Evidence that world was DESIGNED
          • Design needs designer
            • Designer must be powerful
              • Must be God!
      • Causation Argument
        • Everything has a cause
        • Thomas Aquinas
        • Must be a first cause
          • is uncaused
            • So its God
    • Why people don't believe?
      • Unanswered Prayers
        • But Christians say:
          • Answered in a different way
          • Selfish prayers won't be answered
          • Doesn't always say "yes"
        • There's no God
      • Problem of Evil
        • Gives chance to follow Jesus example
          • Human's free will, not God's fault
            • Prepares us for paradise
        • If OMNIPOTENT God can remove Evil
        • If BENEVOLENT God wants to remove Evil
        • If God exists there should be no Evil
          • Evil exists so he doesn't exist
      • Scientific Explanations
        • Evolution
          • Darwin's theory says "life developed over time"
            • Christian Responses
              • Religion and science both correct (lots in common)
              • Science is wrong- God planted fossils
        • The Big Bang
          • Christian Responses
            • Religion and science both correct (lots in common)
            • Science is wrong- God planted fossils
          • Evidence of it occurring by looking at Red Shift

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