God knew people would question His existence since before time began.
It didn’t surprise Him when a 3rd grader at church camp asked me critically, “So who made God?”
I was surprised. I found out that most of the class had already been taught evolution in school. I thought young children still believed in God.
Yet there the question stood in all the skepticism that could be taught to a child and I had to give an answer of the hope that is in me. (1 Peter 3:15)
Who made God?
Grab a leaf off the ground. Any leaf.
Look at the intricate lines from its veins. Consider that every single leaf on those trees has the same intricate system and helps provide nutrients to the whole tree.
Now consider a bird. It’s wings are specially designed to fly with minimal effort on the bird’s part. All it has to do is see a worm and fly over there and grab it. Then consider all the other birds, not only of that kind, but all the different colors.
If you can’t go outside to look at the splendors of God, take a look at your own hand. See how intricately it is designed. No two fingerprints are the same. Our hands are uniquely ours.
How could that “just happen”?
God created things in such great detail that all we have to do is look at them and know that they were created by an intelligent designer. (Isaiah 40:26; Ecclesiastes 3:11)
Only Someone greater than us could make a world like ours.
When we ask, “Who made God?”, we are putting Him in an imaginary box of our own invention.
God is far greater than any box we might make for Him. He is bigger than we can ever fathom. (Isaiah 66:1; Acts 7:49-50)
“Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: what house will ye build me? saith the Lord. Or what is the place of my rest? Hath not my hand made all these things?” (Acts 7:49-50)
God is so much bigger and mightier than us that our minds cannot contain the magnitude of how truly awesome He is. (Isaiah 64:4; 1 Corinthians 2:9)
But if we can’t see God and it is not in us to fully comprehend His glory, how can we know that He exists?
One word: Faith
We exercise faith in things we don’t see every day. Just because we can’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not there.
For instance, we don’t see the air we are breathing, we usually don’t even think about it, but we know it is there none the less. We simply breathe.
“Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” (Hebrews 11:1)
In other words, faith is proof that something exists even though we can’t see it.
Without faith it is impossible to please God. In order to find God, we have to believe that He exists. He will reward our efforts when we diligently seek Him. (Hebrews 11:6)
Those of us who have come to trust in God know this is true. We see God working in our lives every day.
What about those who don’t believe in God?
“The fool has said in his heart, ‘There is no God.’” (Psalm 15:1; Psalm 53:1)
God has not only spelled it out plainly in the Bible, He also made His existence clear throughout His creation.
“For the invisible things of God can be clearly seen and are understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse.” (Romans 1:19)
They are without excuse.
Those who refuse to follow God are worshipping and serving what they see with their eyes instead of the One who made it all. (Romans 1:21-23)
God has made a promise to those of us who know Him.
“He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD hath spoken it. And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the LORD; we have waited for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.” (Isaiah 25:8-9)
God has promised that one day everyone will believe in Him. (Isaiah 45:23; Romans 14:11)
No one will question who God is then.
How have you experienced God moving in your life?
Please share your story with us in the comments.
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