Ethics and Moral Reasoning
Instructor: Julian Achim
February 16, 2013
IS PROOF FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD NECESSARY
When we talk religion or Christianity one of the biggest questions out there is proving if God is real, and how can we prove this. It is very important to be able to prove the existence of God in order to become a Christian or a follower of God. The existence of god means there is an eternal heaven something to look forward to after we pass away and our souls leave our bodies, it also means there is an eternal hell to be avoided.
Some may argue that Gods existence cannot be proven this is simply not true, God’s existence can be proven it is important to prove this so our souls don’t go to hell but go to heaven and live there for an eternity. We as human’s find it necessary to have something to believe in whether it is God, Allah, Jehovah or Christ. The problem is not believing in something, but how being able to prove what we believe in. For example let’s look at some of the arguments of the proof of God’s existence and why it is important to prove.
The ontological states that the greatest possible being you can think of must exist and that being is God. ( Mosser, 2010). This argument is based on reasoning and reasoning only. If we say there is no God than everything is permissible, since everything is not permissible there has to in fact be a god, for example let’s look at a few examples in order for someone to be able to