Our God in Heaven (Psalm 115:2-3)

“Why should the nations say, ‘Now, where is their God?’ Our God is in the heavens— All that he delights in, he does.” (Psalm 115:2-3)               Indeed, those who have made gods to worship out of gold and silver do look at us and ask us how we can worship a God that we… Read More

Strengths and Weaknesses of Proofs for God’s Existence from General Revelation

This is just a small sampling of the many proposed “proofs” for God’s existence drawn from General Revelation; there are many more that we could spend our time reviewing.  Yet, these six do a good job demonstrating the strengths and weaknesses of such proofs.  The strength of the proof is that it demonstrates the truth… Read More

Anselm’s Ontological Proof for the Existence of God based on General Revelation

Anselm’s Ontological Proof   In dealing with the question of naturalistic proofs for God’s existence, we must not fail to discuss Anselm and his Ontological argument.  Anselm predated Aquinas by about 200 years, so clearly, Aquinas is responding to Anselm’s idea that the reality of God’s existence could be proven by looking at General Revelation. … Read More

Aquinas’ Five Ways: Proofs for the Existence of God from General Revelation

St. Thomas Aquinas listed what he saw as five intellectual proofs of the existence of God—proofs that were dependent on reason and observation, not the revealed word of God.   Aquinas and the First Way:   Aquinas recognized that for motion to take place, there had to be something that interacts with it to cause… Read More