Evidence to Consider for the Existence of God
Evidence to consider searches out diverse and unique evidence for the existence of God. Some of this is purely scientific or logical, other points of evidence come from scripture or transformative human experiences. The links below give a broad overview of the resources on this site, but if you have a particular area of interest, click the categories listed at right, or find all posts under “posts”.
1. Scientific Evidence for God
Something cannot come from nothing, meaning that something must have preceded the Big Bang
Fine-tuning of 30 Physical properties from Gravity to Mass to the Cosmological constant indicate this universe is tuned for life against enormous odds.
The creation of life on earth is far too complex to happen by itself
2. Six days or periods of time?
Whether or not the earth was created in six days is not an essential component of faith. The Hebrew word Yom can mean a literal day, a year, an era, or a specific period of time. There is room for disagreement on this issue.
3. Philosophical Evidence for God
The existence of contingent beings and objective moral values in the world are all evidences for the existence of God.
Changed lives of Christians show evidence of attitude and life changes that are profound and worth considering as evidence.
Some biblical scriptures seem to speak of scientific facts that were not known at the time.
The number seven in Genesis 1:1 is mathematically stunning in its relevance.
5. Fulfilled Prophecy
Prophecy: Israel will be reborn as a nation and bloom in the desert after nearly two thousand years. What are the chances?
Isaiah 53 and Psalm 22 clearly depict a righteous, suffering messiah who takes on the sin of others and dies just as Jesus died.
6. Jewish Tradition
The Jewish Passover ceremony, still practiced today, points to Jesus as the Messiah.
Talmudic evidence for strange happenings in the temple from 30AD to 70AD suggest Jesus is the Messiah.