God's Existence

[For young adults]

During his late teens and early twenties a young man found himself cynical about the existence of God. He reached a point where religion was totally unacceptable.

Trying to reconcile injustice, war, disease—and his personal problems—to a governing Supreme Being was more than he cared to consider. To his sense, there simply wasn't any logical explanation to the whole confusing concept of a world in constant chaos and a God who supposedly was responsible for, or at least aware of, its condition. "What kind of a. God must He be? he often asked himself.

He was told to have faith. But faith without understanding was blind belief. Furthermore, he felt that even if some unseen Deity or God-power actually existed, it acted in a manner that eluded any pattern of consistency.

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To Hear God, We Must Listen
September 13, 1969

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