Argument Against God’s Existence #2 – If God Wanted Us To Believe

Let’s say God wanted everyone to believe in him (I don’t know why, honestly it sounds very petty and vain, but that’s for another time). How would he do this? It would be quite easy, he would simply part the clouds and shout “Behold, I am God etc” and instantly convert the whole world. This happens all the time in the Old Testament so it’s not as though I’m asking for too much.  God would get billions of converts for two minutes work. Then why doesn’t he do it? The only two reasons I can see is that he either doesn’t care or doesn’t exist. Continue reading “Argument Against God’s Existence #2 – If God Wanted Us To Believe”

Arguments Against The Existence Of God #1 – The Problem Of Evil

God is described to be all-powerful, all-knowing and all-loving. But if this is so, then why is there evil in the world? Let me explain.

Could God use his powers to prevent all evil? If not then he is not all-powerful.

What if he does not know that evil is taking place? Then he is not all-knowing.

What if he does not want to prevent the evil? Then he is not all-loving.

It is therefore impossible for both evil and an all-powerful, all-knowing and all-loving God to exist simultaneously. As we know there is evil in the world, God as he is described, cannot exist. Continue reading “Arguments Against The Existence Of God #1 – The Problem Of Evil”