What if eternity becomes real

Is god real How can I know for sure that God is real?



We know that God is real because He revealed Himself to us in three ways: in creation, in His Word, and through His Son, Jesus Christ.

The simplest proof of God's existence is His creation. "For God's invisible being, that is his eternal power and deity, has been seen from his works since the creation of the world, if one perceives them so that they have no excuse." (Romans 1:20). “The heavens tell the glory of God, and the feast proclaims the work of his hands.” (Psalm 19: 2).

If I found a watch in the middle of a field, I wouldn't assume that it “appeared” out of nowhere, or that it has always existed. Based on the design of the watch, I would assume that it had a designer. But the design and precision in the world around us is far more significant. Our measurement of time is not based on wristwatches, but on God's creation - the regular rotation of the earth (and the radioactivity of the cesium-133 atom). The universe has a great plan and that speaks for a great Creator.

If I discovered an encrypted message, I would look for a cryptographer who can decipher the script. My guess would be that there is an intelligent sender of the message, someone who created the cipher. The DNA “code” that we carry in each of our body cells is so complicated. Doesn't the complexity and purpose of DNA call for a shrewd writer of the code?

God not only created a complex and finely tuned world, but He also gave everyone a sense of eternity (Ecclesiastes 3:11). Humanity has an innate perception that life is more than what you see and that something exists beyond earthly processes. Our sense of eternity manifests itself in at least two ways: legislation and worship.

Throughout world history, every civilization has valued certain moral laws that are surprisingly similar from culture to culture. For example, the ideal of love is generally held in high regard, while lying is generally frowned upon. This common morality, the worldwide understanding of right and wrong, points to a supreme, moral being who has given us such a conscience.

In the same way, people all over the world, regardless of their culture, have always practiced some form of worship. The object of their worship may vary, but the sense of a "higher power" is an indisputable part of human existence. Our tendency to worship coincides with the fact that God created us “in his own image” (Genesis 1:27).

God also revealed himself to us through His Word, the Bible. Throughout scripture, the existence of God is taken as an obvious fact (Genesis 1: 1; Exodus 3:14). When Benjamin Franklin wrote his autobiography, he wasted no time proving his own existence. Likewise, God does not spend much time in His book proving His existence. The life-changing character of the Bible, its righteousness, and the miracles that accompanied its record should suffice to warrant closer consideration.

Third, God revealed Himself through His Son Jesus Christ (John 14: 6-11). “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and God was the Word… And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we saw his glory, a glory as the only begotten Son of the Father, full of grace and truth. ” (John 1: 1, 14; see also Colossians 2: 9).

In His amazing life, Jesus kept all of the Old Testament law perfectly and fulfilled the prophecies about the Messiah (Matthew 5:17). He performed countless acts of mercy and public miracles to confirm His message and to testify to His Godhead (John 21: 24-25). Then, three days after His crucifixion, He rose from the dead; a fact confirmed by hundreds of eyewitnesses (1 Corinthians 15: 6). The historical record is full of "evidence" of who Jesus is. As the apostle Paul said, none of this happened in secret: “for this did not happen in a corner.” (Acts 26:26).

We know well that there will always be skeptics who have their own ideas about God and evaluate the findings accordingly. And there will be some people who cannot be convinced by any amount of evidence (Psalm 14: 1). It all comes down to faith (Hebrews 11: 6).

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