The Argument from Efficient Causality for the Existence of God (TRtB #42) - Ministry Videos
Released: June 24, 2014 By: Daniel Whyte III
Our Reasons to Believe Scripture passage for today is 1 Peter 3:15. It reads, "But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear."
Our Reasons to Believe quote for today is from John MacArthur. He said, "Truth is never determined by looking at God's Word and asking, "What does this mean to me?" Whenever I hear someone talk like that, I'm inclined to ask, "What did the Bible mean before you existed? What does God mean by what He says?" Those are the proper questions to be asking. Truth and meaning are not determined by our intuition, experience, or desire. The true meaning of Scripture—or anything else, for that matter—has already been determined and fixed by the mind of God. The task of the interpreter is to discern that meaning. And proper interpretation must precede application."
Our Reason to Believe powerpoint today is titled "The Argument from Efficient Causality for the Existence of God" from "The Handbook of Christian Apologetics" by Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli:
We notice that some things cause other things to be (to begin to be, to continue to be, or both). For example, a man playing the piano is causing the music we hear. If he stops, so does the music.
Now ask yourself: Are all things caused to exist by other things right now? Suppose they are. That is, suppose there is no...
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