Existence of God key words and concepts

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CONSCIENCE
the inner feeling of doing either right or wrong
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COSMOLIGICAL
referring to the origin and structure of the universe
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COSMOLOGICAL/FIRST CAUSE ARGUMENT
a proof for the existence of God based on the idea that there had to be an uncaused cause that made everything else happen. God is this cause
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CREATOR
a quality of God; God is the creator of Earth and life
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TELEOLOGICAL/DESIGN ARGUMENT
the argument that God designed the universe because everything is so intricately made in its detail that it could not have happened by chance
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GOD AS THE FIRST CAUSE
the belief that God created the universe- there is no other satisfactory answer
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MIRACLE
a seemingly impossible occurrence, usually good
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MONOTHEISM
the belief that there is only one God
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MORAL ARGUMENT
the argument that God exists because people have a sense of duty, a sense of right and wrong, whose source is God
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RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
an experience that is outside the normal experience, usually involving the supernatural
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REVELATION
God shows himself to believers. this is the only way that anyone can really know anything about God.
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MORAL TRUTH
based on conscience, reasoning and logic
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HISTORICAL TRUTH
based on documentary and archaeological evidence
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SPIRITUAL TRUTH
about belief, trust and faith
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SCIENTIFIC TRUTH
based on observation and experiments
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referring to the origin and structure of the universe

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