Explore God: Is There A God? – September 22, 2015

Psalm 19:1, The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands.
Romans 1:20, For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—His eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.

I’m currently in a series entitled, “Explore God.” In the services on Sunday, I asked and answered the question, “Is there a God?” For some, God’s existence is as obvious as the nose on their face. To others, God’s existence can seem frustratingly elusive.
So which is it: does God exist or not? Voltaire, the French Philosopher once said, “The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me His existence.” Did you get that? Voltaire said as hard as he had tried, he simply could not prove God does not exist. Therefore, God must exist. In fact, the only thing we can do is identify evidence for or against a God. Yet there are some things that we all experience like beauty, morality, and desire; that absolutely indicate the existence of something higher than our own little lives. That’s why the Psalmist said, “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands.”
So is there a God? Absolutely! The created order shouts that there is and there are not legitimate arguments for God not existing. Join me this Sunday as I answer this tough question, “Why does God allow pain and suffering?”
Think about it…and have a blessed day!
John Mark Caton,Ph.D