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God: The Ultimate Reality

  1. Faith and Reason
    7  Digging Deeper
  2. What Caused the Universe?
    6  Digging Deeper
  3. Where Did God Come From?
    1  Digging Deeper
  4. How Did Life Begin?
    6  Digging Deeper
  5. Looking Closer for Design
    4  Digging Deeper
  6. Defined Design
    4  Digging Deeper
  7. Free Will and Atheism
    2  Digging Deeper
  8. The Moral Argument
    4  Digging Deeper
  9. One Proof of God: Jesus
    3  Digging Deeper
  10. If God Exists, Why Do We Suffer?
    6  Digging Deeper
  11. “I Just Believe in One Less God than You Do”
    3  Digging Deeper
  12. Why Doesn’t God Show Himself?
    3  Digging Deeper
  13. What Is the Meaning of Life? Atheism Versus God
    2  Digging Deeper
Lesson 2 of13
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What Caused the Universe?

  • Question 01
    In your life, where do you see the idea of cause and effect working in the natural world?
  • Question 02
    How does the idea of cause and effect relate to every scientific experiment conducted within our world? What does this tell us about our world?
  • Question 03
    How does the Big Bang Theory compare with the idea of cause and effect? What does this tell us about this theory?
  • Question 04
    When looking at the cause of material effect, the idea that the cause must be greater than the effect, what does this imply regarding the evidence and the characteristics of our Creator? How does this relate to what is written in Psalm 19:1-4?
  • Question 05
    Go outside on a clear, starry night and look into the sky. How does it make you feel knowing that this scene is visible all over planet earth? What emotion do you experience? Does this help you to better understand what Psalm 19 is saying?
  • Question 06
    Some have questioned that if the purpose of the Universe is for man to exist, why would a Creator make so much “extra” space full of galaxies and stars? When thinking about the idea of cause and effect, why does all this “extra” space make perfect sense?
  • Question 07
    Why does the Universe demand a cause that is not material? What does this say about our Creator?
  • Question 08
    How does this lesson explain what Paul said that by looking at the Universe, God’s invisible attributes can be seen, “even His eternal power and Godhead” (Romans 1:20)?