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If God is like a light switch in a dark room, why is it so hard to show it to a non-believer?


This appeared in a forum post recently: "They are led to stand before the doorstep of a dark room ~ and encouraged to discover if there is any light-switch ('God') inside it. The only way to find out ~ is to enter the light-less room, and physically search for the switch on the wall (using one's arms)." Believers say that in order to find god, you have to walk into the room and believe that there's a light switch before you can find it for yourself. In other words you have to believe and "faith" evidence into existence. Why is it so hard to simply show the "light switch" to a non-believer?

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    Donald Beres Jr (Sinbadsailorman) 2 years ago

    The switch is but the means 2 the end Clap/clap off soon these old devices will B out dated but the Electricity will not B GOD is liken unto IT powers the Light Blind people navigate very well only after they have felt out the room in which they Rin


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    Julie McFarland (JMcFarland) 2 years ago

    I would agree, but if there was a light switch in a dark room, and you wanted someone to find it, why would you not walk them to it, rather than Insisting that they believe it's there before it can be found? It seems backwards.


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    Donald Beres Jr (Sinbadsailorman) 2 years ago

    Seek N you Shall Find Knock N the door is answered for there is always somebody Home in GOD's House Yes Prime the pump which is your Heart in which your soul lives Invite the Comforter In N the teachings will begin Factual beliefs of a difrent world


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    Joseph O Polanco 2 years ago

    @Robert

    What do you mean by "real evidence?" Are you perhaps alluding specifically to scientific evidence?

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    Joseph O Polanco 2 years ago

    Faith is not blind. It is "the evident demonstration of realities that are not seen.” — Hebrews 11:1. http://bit.ly/135BKl7


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    Rae-LeighDawn 2 years ago

    God is scary. Knowing god exists is scary. And when you experience it. You don't doubt. Doubt and questioning itself takes you further away from the truth. People who would demand proof in anger and attitude are angry themselves and frustrated at the


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    Rick Lutes (GladCasting) 2 years ago

    What is the name of book from 1982?


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    bradmasterOCcal 2 years ago

    Not true

    Just want to set the believers to reality


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    Julie McFarland (JMcFarland) 2 years ago

    I would never seek anything that was supposed to be good with fear or trembling. Fear isn't love, and following something out of fear isn't faith - it's extortion.


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Norine Williams says

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    Julie McFarland (JMcFarland) 23 months ago

    But the Bible is the claim, not the evidence of that claim. Something cannot be the claim and the evidence of the claim at the same time. For example, if I say "aliens exist", the statement that aliens exist is not evidence that they do.


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    Julie McFarland (JMcFarland) 2 years ago

    Except it's comparing apples to oranges. We have no example of food preparing itself, but there's no evidence beyond assertion that the earth was created by an invisible, undetectable deity that can't be produced. You can produce a chef.


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