Proof Of The Exsistence of God Either God exists or He doesn't. There is no middle ground. Any attempt to remain neutral in relation to God's existence is automatically synonymous with unbelief. The question for God's existence is really important. Does God exist? Theology, cosmological, teleological and ontological arguments are all have ways to prove the existence of God. With all of these great arguments how can one deny that there is a God. There is a God and with these reasons I will prove that.
There are two types of theology discussed in chapter nine of Kessler “Voices of
Wisdom,” revealed and natural theology. Revealed theology comes from such sources as the Bible and according to St. Thomas Aquinas gives us the knowledge for our salvation. Natural theology supports my argument on a level that someone who does not believe in God can understand better. This kind of theology defines God’s nature and provides for his existence. St. Thomas tells us that natural theology does not give us saving knowledge, because even if you know God exists does not mean you have salvation. St. Thomas gave the example that even devils know God exists. All of my arguments provided are philosophical theology or natural theology.
For my first basis for the existence of God I will use the a posteriori, ontological
arguments. Ontological arguments are a priori, which show that God exists without appealing to a sense experience. These ontological arguments argue about what God is to where he is from. St. Anselm, the creator of the ontological argument, based his theory on that we cannot think of anything greater than God. Therefor God must exist, why you might ask? If the greatest thing that we can conceive does not exist than we can still conceive the greatest thing that does exist, and that would be God.
Descartes views God in a similar way to St. Anselm. Descartes sees God as the perfectbeing while St. Anselm describes God as “that than which nothing greater can be thought.” In Descartes “the Argument from Perfection” he reasons that if existence is one of the perfections and God has all the perfections, then God must exist. Along with these arguments others in the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic communities have similar views.
Cosmological arguments are a posteriori, these tend to lean toward proving the
existence of God through a sense experience. Cosmological arguments come in many
varieties, such as the existence of the universe to God as its creator, cause, or explanation.
Cosmological arguments were started at the time the questions of the universe were first
The existence of motion to the existence of a first mover as the cause of movement, was argued by Aristotle. This first mover he called God. The reason for this was that nothing caused God to move yet God was responsible for the motion of all...