Seeing Is Believing Quotes (5 quotes)
Lesson 63: Believing is Seeing, but Seeing is not Believing (John 11:38-57)
Yet, such a stance is more popular now than ever. Among the reasons why Christ would say such a thing, is the fact that God values faith belief so highly, that He is unwilling to reveal Himself in a way that would render faith unnecessary. With regard to human beings, our trust in His word is as important to God as our free will was, when He first created us. Hence what theologians call the Deus absconditus —the way God chooses to hide Himself from our physical senses—so that faith in Him can be necessary. God does this in many ways. God has so ordered the universe, that the miracle of its existence is hidden beneath a veil of material causation—so much so, that many a scientist fails to see His divine hand at work in it. For example, a soul does not need an optic nerve to see Luke
By Anabel Gillham on October 20, Electricity, for example. I have a basic understanding—you flip the switch! My boys would have loved that! I took their temperatures rectally—quite an ordeal for all concerned! So what to do?
Believing Without Seeing
Remember me Lost your password? Listen Now., The barrier to faith is that we love our sin.
Biblical faith is trusting in what you have good evidence to believe is true. And there is plenty of biblical evidence to back this up. There are some people, however, who have attempted to use the Bible to defend this false understanding of faith. The most common passage cited is the story of the risen Jesus appearing to Thomas. Outspoken atheist Richard Dawkins writes,. Another member of the religious meme complex is called faith. It means blind trust, in the absence of evidence, even in the teeth of evidence.