Presentation on theme: "? I Peter 3:15 …but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the."— Presentation transcript:
I Peter 3:15 …but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence…
Evidence of Design in the Universe Animal Instincts & Migration Patterns Movement of the Earth and all that goes with it The Humans Body Design Suggests a Designer A Design with Purpose
Psalm 19:1-2 The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands. Day to day pours forth speech, And night to night reveals knowledge.
Romans 1:19-20 …because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them. For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.
Universal Sense of Ought Everywhere people have a sense of ought That in certain circumstances, certain things should be done If there is no God there is no right-wrong, good-evil
Universal Belief in God Men throughout time and all over the world have engaged in acts of worship to a higher power In most places the human heart has a craving for God
Acts 17:26-27 …and He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed times and the boundaries of their habitation, that they would seek God, if perhaps they might grope for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us;
Every Effect Must Have A Cause It is a simple as the title – cause and effect – every effect must have a cause Genesis 1:1 – In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
John 4:24 "God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth."
Jeremiah 23:23-24 "Am I a God who is near," declares the LORD, "And not a God far off? "Can a man hide himself in hiding places So I do not see him?" declares the LORD Do I not fill the heavens and the earth?" declares the LORD.
The Presence of Beauty and Sublimity Presence of beauty in nature itself The presence of beauty in the art of man The response of man to such beauty How did this beauty and the sense to appreciate it come to be?
Psalm 96:4-6 For great is the LORD and greatly to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods. For all the gods of the peoples are idols, But the LORD made the heavens. Splendor and majesty are before Him, Strength and beauty are in His sanctuary.
Romans 14:11 For it is written, "AS I LIVE, SAYS THE LORD, EVERY KNEE SHALL BOW TO ME, AND EVERY TONGUE SHALL GIVE PRAISE TO GOD."
Romans 1:20 For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.
Psalm 14:1 The fool has said in his heart, 'There is no God.