Again, suppose IF... God DID, in fact create the known physical universe etc, that would make His reality/domain superior to ours. It would be (and according to scripture, IS) eternal. In which case, our world is temporal. That being said, our version of reality is only valid WITHIN our domain. It will all come to an end. We will come to and end.
Conclusion.... The spirit realm is far MORE real. We, are but a vapor that vanishes in the morning sun.
However, given the validity of your premise that God created the known universe, it does not automatically follow that His universe is superior, nor does it necessarily follow that ours is temporal and will end. Perhaps He copied his universe when making ours and it, too, is eternal. The only thing that does follow is that our version of reality is valid only within our universe.
This makes your conclusion invalid as well; His universe is not necessarily MORE real than ours.
You misunderstand - it is not God that is assumed superior but rather His universe. The OP states that because God made the universe it is inferior to his own but that is a false conclusion with nothing to back it. It would be more likely that our universe is an exact copy of His - easier to copy than to create new.
God's superiority is not mentioned at all by either the OP or myself.
I'd like to answer two points here. God's realm being superior. If God is powerful enough to make a copy, He certainly can make a new, unique one. And two, we are lesser because not only each one of us die, but "SCIENTISTS", woo hoo, are saying that this planet is on a collision course with destruction. They just can't say when. Even our sun is supposed to burn out one day. Not very eternal, if you ask me.
I agree that God's realm can be deemed as superior however that is not because I think our realm is inferior. More so because we don't seem to be fully aware of what is eternal in us or of what is eternal in that which is temporary.
Unless, of course, the idea of sin is really a lie, and that this temporal world is an illusion. A Course in Miracles states that "nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists." In this "reality" there is no sin, only experiences which lead to course corrections, ultimately causing awareness and an "awakening" to God.
That seems a lot more rational than the superstitious, erroneous traditions of most all religions.
Let's have a look at your line of reasoning as to why you accept the bible. You said:
And, while I still haven't been able to stop laughing at your response, perhaps you can explain when this happened?
According to Genesis, the sun would have had to have been created before god created man. Man was without sin because man wasn't created yet. Was it at this point that god decided to create the sun to burn out one day, thus ending our world or did he already know we would sin before he created us? He must have known if he is omniscient and knows everything.
Or, did man sin and god didn't know about it and he then remade the sun to burn out, thus killing us all? If he didn't know we were going to sin, then he can't be omniscient.
So many contradictions, so few explanations, according to the bible anyways. Perhaps, you can clear this up with your bible?
I appreciated two observations of our friend getitrite:
1. It is possible that a God or superior entity created our realm, but to presume that the God of the bible had anything to do with this requires prehistoric thinking
2. When the bible is held to scrutiny, it crumbles under the weight of logic, making it an improbable account of history (and the future) to say the least.
I agree that with mere logic one cannot fully comprehend the Creator-God Allah YHWH; bare logic could lead one to the maximum stage that there “should be” a creator of this Universe and the Life in it; and cannot take us to the point that there “is” a Creator-God Allah YHWH.
Regarding the pre-historic or historic thinking; to me Christians cannot prove the historicity of Jesus and/ or Bible. The same way; the Atheists cannot prove at that past point of time historicity of the first ever Atheist that might have existed.
Both points of view lack historicity and hence are mythical, in a sense.
Another point; the Creator-God Allah YHWH is neither a physical being nor a spiritual being but is only attributive; all physical and spiritual things are His creation.
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