Top 10 Reasons to Believe God DOES Exist

3) Kalam Cosmological Argument

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Analytic philosopher William Lane Craig holds two doctoral degrees and is a formidable and practiced debater.  He has faced down some of the most vitriolic and vehement opponents of theism on the debate stage — including famous atheists like Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, and Lawrence Krauss.

Dr. Craig is famous for his work on the cosmological argument; particularly a form of it he attributes to the Kalam school of early Islamic scholarship. Here is his formulation:

Everything that begins to exist has a cause.
The universe began to exist.
Therefore, the universe has a cause.

The cause, says Dr Craig, cannot be part of the universe itself. It must be causeless, spaceless, timeless, immaterial,  and immensely powerful. What possible candidates do we know of that could satisfy these requirements? “A mind,” he says. The greatest mind. God.

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  1. My personal number one reason is “I’VE SEEN CHRIST JESUS” and know full well He is God~! He said more Blessed is He who has not seen but who Believes~!The reason for that is it takes the “Purest Faith” to Believe in an Unseen God.I am unsure why He revealed Himself to me but I am Grateful He did.

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