I will pray for you. I truly believe that you are wrong. However, each of us must make their own way in life and your way is not mine. I do not begin to understand how anyone could not believe in God just look at your hands those fine bones and muscle could man make that? Again, I will pray for you whether you want me to or not it is my right to do so. May God bless you and somehow show you the way.
No, no humans are able to make bones and muscle - at least not yet. I also cannot make a rock, but do not immediately assume that a god did. My inability to make something does not justify the conclusion that, therefore, some higher intelligence did. That would be irrational, but it is perhaps the most basic assumption of the Argument to Design.
Faith is the key my friend. Have you ever read the Bible or history books where all things that are in the Bible are documented?
Faith is a key to many thing - war, terror, death, destruction. A lot of people have a faith that causes them to do good things, but there is absolutely nothing about faith which necessitates a good outcome. A lot of other people have a faith that causes them to do awful things - is their faith any less valid than anyone else's? No.
Some might argue that a faith should be judged by it's "fruits," but that is a rational test which contradicts the point of faith: to adopt a belief which cannot be defended via reason, logic, or evidence. If a belief can be subject t to tests of reason, then it isn't a faith anymore.
The faith of a Christian working in a soup kitchen is no better or worse than the faith of a Muslim terrorist participating in a suicide bombing. Both would be better off subjecting their beliefs to rational scrutiny - the volunteer would still find reasons to help the poor while the terrorist might find something less destructive to do with his time.
Yes, I've read claims that all things in the Bible are documented - they are false. Some things in the Bible have been documented in other sources, but many other things have not. Of course, bringing that up subjects biblical claims to rational scrutiny by seeing if there is any independent support. If everything in the Bible really were documented elsewhere, it wouldn't be possible to have faith in it, would it?
Two contradictory attitudes: one promoting the idea of faith while another promotes the idea of proof. I don't know why, but very often I encounter Christians who try to do both. Rarely do they try both simultaneously like this, but they still want to have it both ways.
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