What Proves To You God Does Exists?

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concernie wrote:
How bout the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD, a major event in the shaping of Western Civilization that was also prophesied in the Bible.


That's kinda funny considering the Bible is younger than 70 AD
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goalie wrote:
That's kinda funny considering the Bible is younger than 70 AD


Hello, that's the point. Jesus said, "Not one stone will be left upon another that won't be thrown down." Speaking of the Temple destruction and Jerusalem encompassed by armies. This happened in 70AD under General Titus Vespasian, less than 40 years after Jesus predicted it. Flavius Josephus, a contemporary of Titus, claims that more than 1 million Jews perished during the siege of Jerusalem. I'd say that's pretty significant.
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goalie wrote:That's kinda funny considering the Bible is younger than 70 AD

Most if not all of the books were written before 70AD.
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Here's another miraculous event that tends to prove God's existence. When the Jews attempted to rebuild the Temple which Jesus predicted would be destroyed in 70 AD, large fireballs started shooting up from the earth and devoured the foundation layers. This happened in the 3rd century AD under the watch of and partnership with Julian the Apostate. The event was confirmed by Christian and non-Christian sources. Many of the Jews who survived the event converted to Christianity on the spot. Others deluded themselves with false explanations as to the cause of the fireballs and glowing crosses.
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concernie wrote:... large fireballs started shooting up from the earth and devoured the foundation layers. Others deluded themselves with false explanations as to the cause of the fireballs and glowing crosses.


Alien activity?
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Captain Awesome wrote:Alien activity?

At the temple or on this thread? Seems to me, if you are looking for miracles, you will find them almost anywhere. Anything will serve to validate your choice of belief system. I wonder, if that happened to the Vatican, would Catholics flee the church to join a newer cult, say the JWs or Mormons?
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cliffy1 wrote:At the temple or on this thread? Seems to me, if you are looking for miracles, you will find them almost anywhere. Anything will serve to validate your choice of belief system. I wonder, if that happened to the Vatican, would Catholics flee the church to join a newer cult, say the JWs or Mormons?


Yep, it's like anything else, if you make enough wild predictions eventually one of them will be right.
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If Fukushima exploded on the exact day Canada and USA began bombing Libya,
sending a load of radiation directly towards both of our countries, and if Fuku
blows up again on the exact day USA begins bombing the crap out of Syria, I'm
going to start thinking there's a God.
And we know the Western slobs in government could EASILY have negotiated peace in Ukraine - but - simply - they didn't want to.
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Have you ever noticed that whenever families really start fighting..... a disaster happens almost immediately?
I've always wondered, were the families fighting because the disaster WAS GOING TO HAPPEN, or did
the disaster happen BECAUSE THE FAMILIES WERE FIGHTING?

Most people think there's a God, just by observing how things happen over the years.
And we know the Western slobs in government could EASILY have negotiated peace in Ukraine - but - simply - they didn't want to.
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Everyone believes something without proof, but no one believes anything without evidence.
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underscore wrote:
Yep, it's like anything else, if you make enough wild predictions eventually one of them will be right.


There are over 300 Messianic prophecies fulfilled by Christ alone. Guess those were all coincidences too, eh?
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The ones written in the book that wasn't translated 18 times until after the events had occurred?
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The early church fervently scoured Hebrew scriptures afterwords and found what they wanted to believe. How couldn't they through that much text? But it obviously wasn't enough to convince the Jews themselves, whose scripture it actually was.
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What Proves To You God Does Exists? Is the topic hear, not what doesn't prove it or who cares about proof and so on. Re-read the subject, think about it and use your minds to comment on topic.

Thank you.

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