God may not exist
Places for worshipping God
There is no God
May God guide and help me to say the right things in this article? (Hub 93)
Dear readers as usually happens we have to change names when we start a new hub, because what we fist wanted to call it has been taken, so it has ended up with a slightly different name, anyhow let us see what this new hub is all about.
We believe or we may say that here is no God because, there does not seem to be a benevolent God that hears our prayers and answers them by helping us achieve what we are asking in our prayers; we believe that there is no God because, when people do very nasty things and there are no signs that God punishes them; we believe that there is no God because, God never shows up these days just to let the people see that he exists.
But not withstanding these negative beliefs we still pray to God; we pray to God because we need to turn to a superpower that could be able to help us in our hours of need. God could be said that is hope for us, so when people have problems they turn to God and pray, because God is hope for those that need hope most, this is the reason why we continue to pray, just in case there is God and somehow God would help us in another one way or another.
So, in one way or another we pray to God, even when we know that it is very likely that God does not exist and will not answer our prayers, but our reaction is that we still keep praying, in the hope that God hears our prayers and grants our earthly requests. Anyhow about our prayer not being answered we will come back later on, when I am going to talk about my own personal prayers, for the time being I am saying that we should not count that God is a certainty, (although I am pretty certain that there is a sort of God, but not the God that we personally would like to have); now, because we are not sure about God existence we should moderate ourselves in our beliefs. So it would be foolish to do extreme acts just because we believe in God in our own ways and our God says that dose things could be done in his name.
What we have said above are not the only issues about God existence, because when we say that there is no God, it is because there is no real physical evidence these days that God exists; God non existence becomes worse when we check it out with our own logic reasoning, and then compare it with what we have been told to believe about God, here we are bound to see that it does not add up correctly, and therefore we feel that something is missing, therefore we have many doubts in our minds and we see that it is more likely that what we have been told to believe and what is written in the Bible could not be correct, some of these reasons have already been written in our religious writings, some of the others may have to be explained as we go on writing them; now apart that there are things in the Bible that are not correct, there is also the way that God has been described, our beliefs are that in the Bible God has been described as being so powerful beyond beliefs.
The powerful God
Now let us see why we do not believe that Yahweh (God of the Israelite, also known as Jehovah and for the Muslims Allah) is so powerful beyond beliefs, as it is written in the Bible; you see, we cannot see that God is so powerful and God has been the creator of everything, because our logic reasoning says that it cannot be right, no one can create something from nothing and this should also include God; this might be one of the main reasons why the atheists say that there is no God, because the God we portray in the Bible cannot exist, for the simple reason that he is too powerful to exist, since the things that he does cannot be done, just by willing them to be done.
However the possibility exists that there is or could be spiritual forces and spiritual beings that may indeed be able to do some of those things that are hard for us to do or explain, so we have to give the benefit of the doubt and we might have to accept that there is God, but this God plays a less important role than what people would like to believe; so God would not be omnipotent to the extent that God can do anything at all, even like the creation of the universe, because if God would be able to create the universe then by simple reasoning God is the universe, so God and the universe could be the same thing and have always existed together; anyhow our beliefs are that God might not be able to create the universe, but he is able to do most of the other things, with a few exceptions as written in the Bible.
Here again we have to say that it is our nature that we need God, therefore we have to accept God’s existence, even if there is not a lot of proof of God’s existence. This simple reasoning is based because there is proof that there is life and we believe that all existing life represents God, so God exists because life exists, we have already written another article about this subject and here is the link, God exists because life exists .
We know that what we are saying does not prove or disprove the existence of God, for this reason we are going to say more, where we will compare the possibilities of God’s existence before we conclude this article, but first let us talk about my own personal view about the existence of God and why sometimes I also believe that God might not exist.
The invisible spiritual God
God might not exist
For a believer like me it is hard to say that God does not exist, because, if I really believed that God did not exist I would not be writing these articles at all; so, I would say that I believe that God might exists, but this existing God is not the God that we would like to have, since we all would like to have a benevolent God that would hear and answer our prayers constantly, and this is one of the reasons that man needs God; but this benevolent God does not exist because most times our prayers are not heard, so it stands to reason when we have doubts and say that God does not exist.
Now, I would like to say a few things about my own life experience briefly, so that I could prove my point about my own beliefs about the existence of God and how God could exist if he does exist, here I would like to do that because I don’t have to rely on anybody else to prove my point but myself, so, let us see my reasons why I believe what I believe, by using my own life experiences and perhaps some of my close relatives.
Sometimes, I have reasons to believe that God does not exist, because of what is happening around me. You see, I believe that if there was a real God as most of us believe, then God should have treated me better and God should have heard and answered my prayers, because I pray very often for my own needs: here I may even add that at this very moment I feel as if I am praying God, you see, I believe that all my religious writings are a sort of prayer to God, so, I really wish that God would somehow hear my prayers and help me; I also believe that I don’t deserve all these drawback and pains in my life that I am having and also I have had during my entire life, it is not fair as I am a believer I am praying and doing my best.
Now, let me say a few things about my very hard life that I have been living, but before I do that let me inform you that I believe that I am not a saint, but at the same time I am not a sinner ether, I might have sinned of course, because nobody can be perfect, but I believe that my sins are only minor sins, so they should not make much difference.
Now let us go back to tell you about my life in a nutshell: as a boy I ended up working in our family farm very early in life, this life in the farm made me a rather dull person just like anybody else in those times that had to live this hard and dull life; now this sort of dull life has many consequences, one of these consequences will show up if you compare the lack of our communication skills of us people living in the farms, and then compare that with the communication skills of the rest of the community who are living in town; you see those communication skills are very important during our lives and if we don’t have those skills life is going to be a lot harder, I know that slowly we learn how to overcome that, but it takes time and while we are doing that we may lose some good opportunities. I have said this because I want you to compare and understand why I have lived the rest of my life the way I have lived it, and also because I am going to use my life experiences to show you that God does not answer our prayers.
This article is about God existence and our beliefs and prayers that we pray to God during our lives, most of us believers pray to God constantly, even when God persistently does not answer our prayers; when we pray to God one of the first things that comes to our mind is that we wish we were worthy and that we were free of sins, but nobody can really be free of sins, because it is near impossible, however one could ask what sort of sins a person could have, just for comparison.
We all know that the worst sins in the eyes of God and people is to kill other people, the second could be robbing other people things, perhaps some other sins that stands out could well be our sexual desires and activities during our lives; but these sexual desire could not be classed as mortal sins, because most times they could also be God’s blessing, since this is the way of how Mother Nature reproduces life indefinitely, therefore, it is only when we go out of our way and overuse our sexual desires for our own enjoyment, and while we are doing that we don’t care if we hurt other people feelings or completely ruin them, sexual sins at that level are really very bad sins.
Now I believe that this article is becoming too long again, you see most readers these days like to read short articles, because they don’t seem to have time for long articles. So, let us talk about my own personal sins, just to argue my case in our next article; where we are going to look at the three main sins that I believe a man could incur during his life. We may be calling next article, Sins in the eyes of God. See you there.
May God bless you/us all?
Some religious links
- Man needs God
Our own website where we are trying to collect the best of our religious articles, and at the same time somehow make our religious writings more compact.
- Believing in God and religions
We need God and religions, it has been so for a very long time, we would not live that well with no religions, because people like to believe, belong and to stay together, religion does just that.
- Religions could be man made
Religions could be manmade and God may not exist, but if God exists to which religion belongs this living God and therefore is the true religion, these are discussions where religions may come from
- Importance of religion
We believe that religion is necessary and also very important to every living soul, because it is in our nature that we need to believe in God and religion in order to have a meaningful life.