The Creation of Adam

The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo

I just wrote about a hypothetical question asking ‘What if God doesn’t exists?’. I provided an answer stating that I would be a totally different or opposite person from who I am now. Or I would be what I truly am. Not necessarily a sinner, but a total selfish.

I want to give another answer to the question, facing another side or perspective.

The question ‘What if God doesn’t exist?’ is like a bread asking if a baker exists, or a pot asking if a potter exists. While they’re asking this question, I’m imagining that these work of crafts are thinking that they are a product of random chance or activity. A bread is a product of random mix by nature and turned her into a delicious bread. A beautiful work of art like a pot is a product of catastrophic event; a melted rock or clay formed by nature’s random chance or activity turned it into an elegant and artistic designed pottery.

After answering the question in which I featured my selfish nature, I realized that the question is senseless as well as my answer. On the first thought, the question could produce several answers. I was thinking of an answer like: “If God doesn’t exist, there would be nothing. Since everything comes from God, nothing will exist if God doesn’t exist.” But if thinking deeper, my answer turned into: “it is impossible for God not to exist.”

God is impossible not to exist

It is not possible for God not to exist because He is self sufficient. He is that He is (Exodus 3:14). He is everlasting. He has no beginning and end. Some people might not accept it especially those who don’t believe in God and think that such being is impossible to exist. But for me, it is the ultimate faith for all Christians. To have faith in something that we cannot comprehend.

God is much too big for our understanding. He is the one bigger than life itself. From our understanding, our minds may accept the eternal life ahead but not the eternal existence from the past. For us, everything must have started from somewhere. Who made us? Who made God? Who made them that made God?

Our mind and understanding is so limited that it consider the things that it cannot comprehend as impossible. And yet, we act as gods.

Because God has given us a little understanding and the ability to analyze and create, to direct our own path, to make our own decision, we considered ourselves as masters of our own and rejected the notion of a Higher Power, just because He is inconceivable.

We considered Him as mystical, old fashioned belief, magic, and irrelevant to our ‘progressed’ generation.

We think that it is time to leave the old fashioned beliefs behind and time to recognize the ability of man to play god through our modern technologies and knowledge.

Science declared that the universe started from nothing or total darkness. This fact can be read in the bible (Genesis 1:2). Everything that science discovers are already written in the bible, thousands of years ahead. And yet we think that not believing in God and leaving the old fashioned mystic belief is a sign of a thinking and rational mind.

Bread and pots cannot speak and think for itself and cannot ask questions whether or not their maker exists. We can think and decide for ourselves because we have an intelligent Maker. But because we choose to walk on our own, we became fools to ask if God exists.

We not comprehend His nature and completely know Him, but He gave us journals, signs, and messengers, to make Himself known to us. Those who have faith in Him will have the eternity to know and learn about Him.

Bible verses about God’s might.

“Lo, these are parts of his ways: but how little a portion is heard of him? but the thunder of his power who can understand?” – Job 26:14

“With a strong hand, and with a stretched out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever.” – Psalm 136:12

“Trust ye in the Lord for ever: for in the Lord Jehovah is everlasting strength.” – Isaiah 26:4

“The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.” – Zephaniah 3:17

“But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.” – Matthew 19:26

“He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.” – Jeremiah 10:12

“He ruleth by his power for ever; his eyes behold the nations: let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah.” – Psalm 66:7

“The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.” – Nahum 1:3

“Thou hast a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand.” – Psalms 89:13

“Thy right hand, O Lord, is become glorious in power: thy right hand, O Lord, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.” – Exodus 15:6

“He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered?” – Job 9:4

“Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour?” – Romans 9:21

“Yea, before the day was I am he; and there is none that can deliver out of my hand: I will work, and who shall let it?” – Isaiah 43:13

“Lo, these are parts of his ways: but how little a portion is heard of him? but the thunder of his power who can understand?” – Job 26:14

“He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.” – Ecclesiastes 3:11

“Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me?” – Jeremiah 32:27

“Thine, O Lord, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all. Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest over all; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.” – 1 Chronicles 29:11-12

“O God, thou art terrible out of thy holy places: the God of Israel is he that giveth strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.” – Psalms 68:35

“Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands.” – Psalms 102:25

“But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.” – Psalms 115:3

“Ah Lord God! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee:” – Jeremiah 32:17

“The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun, which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race. His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.” – Psalms 19:1-6

“By the word of the Lord were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth. He gathereth the waters of the sea together as an heap: he layeth up the depth in storehouses. Let all the earth fear the Lord: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him. For he spake, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast. The Lord bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect. The counsel of the Lord standeth for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations. Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.” – Psalms 33:6-12

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