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Unfortunately, history and humanity disagree with you.

Reader comment on item: [The American Muslim Council:] 'Mainstream' Muslims?
in response to reader comment: There is no GOD

Submitted by byrlk (United States), Oct 30, 2007 at 09:30

"If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world."

From C.S. Lewis in Mere Christianity (which you should read if you really don't think that God exists):

Of course, the historical records of the Jews (for thousands of years before us) document quite a fierce and powerful God who guided hundreds of thousands of people throughout history.

And then, according to the Christian faith, Jesus is the biggest upset to your theory. Why? Because that's even more recent, and he can't just be called a good person or teacher because he claimed to be God, and he did things that were supernatural.

But I will point this out... people believe what they want to believe out of stubborness today. Hardly anyone REALLY investigates what he/she believes with an open mind - and not just an open mind to things that will fit in our very small, finite minds, but to things that are True and Real outside of ourselves, ourselves playing "catch up" just to try and grasp a small portion of Truth.

Of course, the human condition also proves that there is a God (AND furthermore, a God who exists according to the account of Genesis)... how? Because you and I are still trying to BE GOD, and that (among the other problem of a mortal enemy who seeks to destroy mankind) is why the world is so screwed up... because we can't be God, so we just try and deny that He exists.

There is nothing complex about any of this... the complexity comes from the lies we make up and the lies we believe. In fact, we'll do almost anything to avoid admitting that there is something bigger and better than ourselves that is NOT just human or "scientific," of which is also ironic, as many "scientific" theories of how the world began and exists are FAAAR from scientific at all. They are conjured/creative theories at best.

But, as was the case in the O.J. case, no matter how much evidence is before a person's eyes, he will ultimate see what he chooses to see. Won't he.

And O.J. needs forgiveness just like everyone else... and he needs to stop trying to run away. Running doesn't work when the world is round.


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