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BrettBoelkens
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KJVPrewrather
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Does God Exist?

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 11/25/2017 Category: Religion
Updated: 7 months ago Status: Debating Period
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BrettBoelkens

Con

I do not believe there is enough evidence to believe in God's existence if God is defined as the God of classical theism, an omnipotent, omnibenevolent, omniscient deity. If the affirmative accepts this debate, they will hold the burden of proof, since they make a positive claim that God exists. As with any other proposition, they must appeal to logic and reason and attempt to prove their claim. They can not appeal to faith or otherworldly knowledge they have that neither I nor the voters investigate. Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence, and I expect exactly that.
KJVPrewrather

Pro

I'll do my best. God has done so much for me, but you need evidence. Just as when you look in the mirror, your reflection is evident of you, so is creation evidence of God. How does the universe just happen is my main objection? How does something come from nothing? John 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
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Posted by RhysEPC 7 months ago
RhysEPC
Atheists look at the small details but take a step back and look at this wonderful world. You're saying that a bunch of gases floating around just went bam and precisely placed all of the trees, the mountains, the waterfall and everything else. There is no way that all of the beauty on earth was just fluke. I just can believe that.
Posted by FollowerofChrist1955 7 months ago
FollowerofChrist1955
Sadly, athiest can never know because they Live a Lie? They never know cause THEY never LOOK. They sit upon each others fantasies based on zero actual biblical studies, zero church attendances, zero bible studies, with the intent to question the more mature Christians who have spent their Lives in prayer and study, and are in actual contact and connection to God. That when questioned and explained that n the group of believers the evidence of truth makes its way around the room .... ultimately the nonbeliever begins to sense a truth not known it is then, the unbeliever begins to come to realization and understanding. If the unbeliever is sincere, God comes to him, providing him with real substantial physical proof ... proof the unbeliever has waited for. The difference? The UNBELIEVER came TO IT HIMSELF, not secondhand, never second hand!

These are the people who know the answers which plague the ungodly, the truths behind the alledged contradictions, which once explained through the Holy Spirit of God are found to be extraordinary, profoundly awesome examples of the mysteries of God made knowledge only to the chosen. Many not even the people of God are aware of?

This also sounds like a contradiction but to the chosen, it is not and is made clear through study and prayer, validated in scripture, but required spirit for discernment!

In closing there does not exist a SINGLE Christians in existence who came to God through anyone! Everyone of the believers HAD TO COME of their own free WILL. Ain"t no other way, so quit asking for proof YOUR NOT WILLING to seek for yourselves! Heaven? Hell? The choice is totally yours to make! Nobody will be held accountable for YOUR CHOICE but you!
Posted by Only1Alen 7 months ago
Only1Alen
Ofcourse God exist.
Kur'an , Bible and other holy books have all the proof that you need.
Ofc there are many against the religion hence why they wont even think about reading these books.
There is about 6 billion religious people , you cant say that all of them are that crazy that they belive in nothing,
Ofc minority like atheists are always caousing cancer to fload the world.
Posted by Michael_Chandler 7 months ago
Michael_Chandler
Lol these are the only parameters on which an atheist will attempt this debate. All these guidelines are protection for the atheist. This is also the reason why there is never an actual debate among educated academics under these guidelines. It's laughable. It would be like me challenging an atheist to disprove the existence of God, but telling him he could not use arguments like "we can't see Him," "we don't have any empirical data on the supernatural," or ask "where did He come from?"
Posted by canis 7 months ago
canis
Any dream exists....
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