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A Heart of Gratitude
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The Common Consent Argument for the Existence of God, Part 2 (The Reasons to Believe #76)

Our Reasons to Believe passage from the Word of God today is Romans 1:17. It reads, "For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith."

Our Reasons to Believe quote for today is from Charlie Campbell. He, "Today there survives more than 25,0000 partial and complete, ancient handwritten manuscript copies of the New Testament. These hand written manuscripts have allowed scholars and textual critics to go back and verify that the Bible we have in our possession today is the same Bible that the early church possessed 2,000 years ago."

Our Reason to Believe powerpoint today is titled "The Common Consent Argument for the Existence of God" part 2 from "The Handbook of Christian Apologetics" by Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli:

Today, we are going to look at some questions and answers regarding The Common Consent Argument for the Existence of God:

Question 1:

But the majority is not infallible. Most people were wrong about the movements of the sun and earth. So why not about the existence of God?

Reply:

If people were wrong about the theory of heliocentrism, they still experienced the sun and earth and motion. They were simply mistaken in thinking that the motion they perceived was the sun's. But if God does not exist, what is it that believers have been experiencing? The level of illusion goes far beyond any other example of collective error. It really amounts to collective psychosis...

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