The Existence of God

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God
The supreme being who has no limits in time, space or power. For some, God is seen as the creator of the universe.
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Agnosticism
Not being sure whether God exists
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Atheism
Believing that God does not exist
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Theism
Believing that God does exist
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Benevolent
The belief that God is all loving and wants the best for his creations
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Omnipotent
The belief that God is all powerful
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Omniscient
The belief that God knows everything that has happened and everything that is Going to happen
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Proof
Evidence that guarantees the truth of something
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Faith
A commitment to something that goes beyond proof and knowledge
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Why is it difficult to prove the existence of God? (5 reasons)
1. Humans prove things with their senses 2. God cannot be proved with senses 3. Evidence from people experiencing God is not valid for others 4. Humans have limitations 5. Some say only logic and reason show God exist but how valid is this logic
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What is the first cause argument? What are examples used to explain it?
The idea that there had to be an uncaused cause that made everything else happen or there would be nothing new. The world couldn't have come from nothing - something must have always existed. E.g.
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