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Perhaps there is no God
Welcome to our article (94), God may not exist
May God guide and help me to say the right things.
Dear readers, we believe that God may not exist, or we may have to say that here is no God because, there is not a benevolent God that hears our prayers, and then, answers them by helping us achieve what we are asking in our prayers.
We believe that there is no God; because, when people do nasty things and there are no signs that God punishes them, then we believe that there is no God.
We believe there is no God, because God never shows up these days, just to let the people know that he exists. But not withstanding these negative beliefs, we still pray God; we pray to God, because we need to believe in a superpower that can help us, in our hours of need.
Therefore, we can say, that God is hope for those that need hope most. So, in one way or another we pray to God, even when we know, that it is very likely that God does not exist, so, he will not answer our prayers, but our reaction to this, is that we keep praying, in the hope that there is a God that hears our prayers and grants our earthly requests.
Anyhow, I am saying that we should not count that God is a certainty, but a God must be there, because I am certain that there is a God, so, either God created life or God is life. But because we are not sure about God existence, we must moderate our beliefs. So, it is foolish to do extreme acts, just because we believe in God in our own ways.
What we have said above is not enough, because when we say that there is no God, it is because there is no physical evidence these days that God exists; God nonexistence becomes worse when we check it out with our own logic reasoning, and then compare it with what we have been told to believe about God, here we are bound to see that it does not add up correctly, and therefore, we feel that something is missing, therefore, we have many doubts in our minds; we see that it is more likely that what we have been told to believe in, and what is written in the Bible cannot be correct; now apart that there are things in the Bible that are not correct, there is also the way that God has been described, our beliefs are that in the Bible God has been described as being so powerful beyond beliefs.
The powerful Israelite God
Now, let us see, why we do not believe, that Yahweh God of the Israelite, (also known as Jehovah and for the Muslims Allah) is so powerful beyond beliefs, like it is written in the Bible. You see, the Jews needed a God so powerful, so, they described their God, as they wanted their God to be. But we cannot see that God Yahweh is that powerful, and God has been the creator of everything. Because our logic reasoning says that it cannot be right, no one can create something from nothing, and this should include our gods. Now, this might be one of the main reasons, why the atheists say that there is no God, because the God we portray in the Bible cannot exist, for the simple reason that he is too powerful to exist, since the things that he does cannot be done, just by willing them to be done.
However, the possibility exists, that there are spiritual beings that can do some of those things that are hard for us to do. So, we have to give the benefit of the doubt, and we may have to accept that there is God, but this God plays a less important role than what people believe; so, God cannot be omnipotent to the extent that God can do anything at all, even like the creation of the universe, because if God can create the universe, then by simple reasoning God is the universe, so, God and the universe can be the same thing and have always existed together; anyhow, our beliefs are that God cannot create the universe, but he is able to do most other things, with a few exceptions as written in the Bible.
Here again we have to say that it is our nature that we need God, therefore, we must accept God’s existence, even if there is not a lot of proof of God’s existence. This simple reasoning is based on the proof that there is life, So, there are good reasons to believe that all existing life represents God, so, God exists because life exists.
We know that what we are saying does not prove or disprove the existence of God, for this reason, we are going to say more, where we will compare the possibilities of God’s existence, before we conclude this article, but first let us talk about my own personal view about the existence of God, and why sometimes I believe that God might not exist.
The invisible spiritual God
God might not exist
I should say that I believe in the existence of God, in my own ways. So, for a believer like me, it is hard to say that God does not exist, because, if I really believed that God did not exist, I would not be writing these articles. So, I would say that I believe that God exists, but this existing God, is not the God that most of us would like to have, since we want to have a benevolent God, that hears and answer our prayers constantly, and this is one of the reasons that man needs God. But this benevolent God does not exist, because most times our prayers are not heard and answered, so, it stands to reason, when we have doubts and say that God does not exist.
Now, I want to say a few things about my life experience, so, I can prove my point about my own beliefs about the existence of God, and how God could exist if he does exist, here I would like to do that because I don’t have to rely on anybody else, to prove my point but to myself.
Sometimes, I have reasons to believe that God does not exist, because of what is happening around me. You see, I believe that if there was a God as most of us believe, then God should have treated me better, and God should have heard and answered my prayers, because I pray often for my own needs. You see, here I may add that at this very moment I feel as if I am praying God, you see, I believe that all my religious writings are a prayer to God, so, I wish that God would hear my prayers and help me. I also believe that I don’t deserve all these drawback and pains in my life, which I am having and I have had during my entire life, it is not fair as I am a believer, so, I am praying and doing my best.
Now, let me say a few things about my hard life that I have been living, but let me inform you that I believe that I am not a saint, but at the same time I am not a sinner ether, I might have sinned of course, because nobody can be perfect, but I believe that my sins are only minor sins, so, they should not make much difference.
Now let us go back to tell you about my life in a nutshell: as a boy I ended up working in our family farm early in life, this life in the farm made me a rather dull person, just like anybody else in those times that had to live this hard and dull life; now this dull life has many consequences, one of these consequences will show up if you compare the lack of our communication skills of us people living in the farms, and then compare that, with the communication skills of the rest of the community, who are living in town. You see, those communication skills are important during our lives, because, if we don’t have those skills life is going to be harder, I know that we can learn how to overcome that, but it takes time, and while we are doing that we lose opportunities. I have said this because I want you to compare and understand, why I have lived the rest of my life the way I have lived it, and because, I am going to use my life experiences to show you that God does not answer our prayers.
This article is about God existence, and our beliefs and prayers that we pray to God during our lives, most of us believers pray to God constantly, even when God does not answer our prayers; when we pray to God one of the first things that comes to our mind is that we wish we were worthy and that we were free of sins, but nobody can really be free of sins, because it is impossible.
We know that the worst sins in the eyes of God, is that we should believe in God and respect God’s commandment, but apart from that the worst sins are when people kill other people, because God is life and we are killing his life; the second could be robbing other people things, perhaps other sins could well be our sexual desires, and activities during our lives; but these sexual desire cannot be classed as mortal sins, because most times they can also be God’s blessing, since this is the way of how Mother Nature reproduces life indefinitely. Therefore, it is only when we go out of our way, and overuse our sexual desires for our enjoyment, and while we are doing that we hurt other people feelings, or ruin them for life, sexual sins then are major sins.
Now I believe that this article is becoming too long again, you see, most readers like to read short articles, because they do not seem to have time for long articles. So, let us talk about my own personal sins in our next article; where we are going to look at the three main sins that I believe a man could incur during his life. We may be calling next article, Sins in the eyes of God, or God and our sins.
See you there.
May God bless us all.
Some religious links
- Believing in God and religions
We need God and religions, it has been so for a very long time, we would not live that well with no religions, because people like to believe, belong and to stay together, religion does just that.
- Religions could be man made
Religions could be manmade and God may not exist, but if God exists to which religion belongs this living God and therefore is the true religion, these are discussions where religions may come from
- Importance of religion
We believe that religion is necessary and also very important to every living soul, because it is in our nature that we need to believe in God and religion in order to have a meaningful life.
Francesco Menchise (author) from Brisbane Australia on February 22, 2015:
Hi Say Yes to life, I agree with you that religions are an ancient way to explain the unexplainable, but today they start to seem out of touch with some parts of our society, so I believe that it is time that some of us start suggesting a new way of religious beliefs. The reason for doing that is that by downgrading the importance of monotheistic gods, one might have a chance to change the views of some religious fanatics that really believe anything that has been written in their religious books. Well that could be just the beginning of it, how it ends we have to wait and see.
Yoleen Lucas from Big Island of Hawaii on February 18, 2015:
This is interesting. It's an issue a lot of people struggle with today, especially Jews, who are the most persecuted people on Earth. I have written a 4-part hub about the world's 10 most practiced religions. Three are polytheistic, one non-theist, meaning it doesn't depend on whether or not you believe in God, and one is flat-out atheistic. Most people believe in at least one God, but mankind ultimately must solve its own problems, and as technology advances, people are believing less and less. My current flashbacks from joining a cult and putting my life in danger have led me to the conclusion that religions are simply ancient science, designed to explain how the world works, how to best live in it, and to explain the unexplainable. Scientific discoveries and advances have proven some of its teachings true, and some false.