Sample PPT from College

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This is one of the final ppt\'s I put together prior to graduation from George Fox University.

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Sample PPT from College

  1. 1. tracey gwen billy Objection #2 Miracles Contradict Science; Therefore They Cannot Be Real
  2. 2. <ul><li>Can a person be scientific sophisticated and still believe in miracles? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yes – one can believe in both by faith </li></ul></ul>“ Notice Ruse does not say miracles are contradictory to Science. He says miracles lie outside of science.” (Pg 84)
  3. 3. How can a person not believe in fairies and elves but believe in the miracles of the virgin birth or the resurrection of Jesus?
  4. 4. Miracles & Legends “ You have a wealth of data concerning the empty tomb, the Resurrection appearances, and the origin of the disciples’ belief in the Resurrection.” (pg 94)
  5. 5. Christian faith does not merely believe there is a God; it believes there is a God no matter what the evidence. faith Having Faith in the Christian sense means to make yourself believe there is a god without evidence. (fāth) Confident belief in the truth, value, or trustworthiness of a person, idea, or thing.
  6. 6. <ul><li>An example of putting science and doubt aside is the virgin birth: the Y chromosome needed to produce a male child. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One doesn’t have to have all questions answered and the evidence proven </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Five Main Arguments to Believe in God. (pages 102-116)
  8. 8. “ First, whatever begins to exist has a cause . Second, the universe began to exist . And, third, therefore, the universe has a cause .” arguement#1 GOD MAKES SENSE OF THE UNIVERSE'S ORIGIN
  9. 9. God Makes Sense of the Universe’s Complexity ARGUEMENT #2 <ul><li>Big Bang </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent Designer? </li></ul><ul><li>Life Prohibiting vs. Life Sustaining </li></ul><ul><li>Pseudo-Science </li></ul>108 ?
  10. 10. God Makes Sense of Objective Moral Values ARGUEMENT #3 <ul><li>“ If God does not exist, do objective moral values exist?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Because if there is no God, then moral values are merely the products of socio-biological evolution.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ No God, then what’s so special about human beings?” </li></ul><ul><li>(All above pg 110) </li></ul>
  11. 11. God Makes Sense of the Resurrection <ul><li>“ This is important because it means the location of the tomb was known to Jew, Christian, and Roman alike.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Jesus’ burial is reported in extremely old information that Paul included in his first letter to the church in Corinth.” </li></ul><ul><li>(Page 112) </li></ul>Argument #4
  12. 12. Argument #5 God Can Immediately Be Experienced <ul><li>“ Can you prove that the external world exists?” </li></ul><ul><li>Use Common Facts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Philosophy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Page 114-116 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Conclusion “ A miracle is an event which is not producible by the natural causes that are operative at the time and place that the event occurs.”

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