Lesson 2 Arguments For Gods Existence
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  • Arguments for God’s existence
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  • Aim:
    • To be familiar with the four main arguments for Christian belief in God
  • Key Terms
    • Atheist – Someone who belives that there definitely is not a God
    • Theist – Someone who believes that God exists
    • Agnostic – Someone who says that we cannot know for definite if God exists
  • c) ‘God does not exist’
    • Do you agree? Give reasons to support your answer and show that you have thought about different points of view.
    • Plan how you would answer this question
  • Argument from Design
    • The natural world around us is full of patterns – this is evidence that the world must have been ‘designed’
  • The Cosmological Argument Even if the Big Bang is real, there must have been a single event that started everything – like knocking down the first domino YouTube - Dominoes
  • Religious Experience
    • Some people say that they have ‘experienced’ God first hand
    • Miracles
    • Near death experience
    • Voice of God
  • Conscience People know the difference between right and wrong automatically and feel guilty if they do something wrong (even if no-one else knows). Christians believe that the conscience comes from God and shows the standards that God expects of us.
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  • a) Explain why a Christian might believe in God (8)