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“SEEKING GOD” IS A DANGEROUS UNDERTAKING …

There comes a moment when people who have been dabbling in religion (Man’s search for God) suddenly draw back. Supposing we really found Him? We never meant it to come to that! Worse still, supposing He had found us?

BY THEIR WORKS YOU SHALL KNOW THEM

The only place where a form of communism has ever worked satisfactorily, but not perfectly, is in a convent or monastery. But these successful communistic groups were not built by the use of concentration camps, treachery, and torture. They were built by revolutions which occur in the souls of men.

MORAL CAUSALITY PLUS FREE CHOICE

We see too much evidence in contemporary American life indicating that the American form of democracy is being undermined. It is being slowly secularized and deprived of its religious and spiritual foundation. There are too many attempts in the Western World to preserve the inviolability of human rights after surrendering or denying their ultimate Divine source.

THE PRINCIPLE OF CAUSALITY

Does deep insight, great clear rational thinking, great courage, great duty, great faith, great love demonstrate the priority of nothing? It is prepos­terous to argue that the most profound thoughts, sentiments and actions of man argue the priority of nothing.

CONCORD BETWEEN SCIENCE AND FAITH (C. 1958)

Once the scientist has exercised faith in the Creator of the universe this faith can only grow as a result of his or her studies.

MAN HIMSELF AS EVIDENCE (C. 1958)

I believe in God because He has given me moral judgment … Though our ideas may differ, we argue for our “rights” and assume that fairness and justice are not meaning­less words to our adversaries.

NATURALISM MUST BOW TO THEISM (C. 1958)

THROUGHOUT all the ages of human history man has asked three profound questions: Whence came I? Why am I here? Where am I going? Many hundreds of books on metaphysics have dealt with these questions. The riddle of existence is an age-old problem. The thesis of this chapter is that theism provides the most satisfactory answer to a rational mind.

A LOOK BEHIND THE “NATURAL LAWS” (C. 1958)

If the brightest scientific minds through the centuries have studied to learn, by observations of great complexity, the existence and behavior of the various entities, it must follow that the intelli­gence of the One who designed these in the first place sur­passes the integrated value of human intelligence to date.

SCHOLARLY WITNESSES AND A FEW OBSERVATIONS (C. 1958)

[Natural] laws are of higher origin than the universe in which they operate. There is, to my ordinary, common-sense mind, but one plausible answer, and that is that these laws demand belief in a Lawgiver, which I again call God.

THE GREAT DESIGNER (C. 1958)

The most funda­mental rational reason for my belief in God is one which has been greatly bolstered by my engineering experience. Modern physics shows me that Nature is unable to order herself.

THE REASONABLENESS OF THEISM (CIRCA 1958)

By comparing the evidences for and against Deity it is clear that while neither side is provided absolute proof, the atheistic view requires considerably more faith than the theis­tic view.

TRILLIONS OF LIVING CELLS SPEAK THEIR MESSAGE (C. 1958)

An Organizer of the universe is necessary to the creation of a cell—and to the minds of reasoning men search­ing for a first cause.

THINGS A FRUIT RANCHER’S BOY LEARNED (C. 1958)

Continued study of many organisms, especially in the fruit fly, indicates that most mutations are lethal.

FOOTSTEPS OF GOD IN THE PLANT WORLD (C. 1958)

The Divinely artistic beauty of plants—stems,leaves and flowers—greatly exceeds that which the greatest genius among men has produced.

GOD-ALPHA AND OMEGA (C.1958)

“…While laboring among the intricacies and infinitely minute particles of the labora­tory, I frequently have been overwhelmed by a sense of the infinite wisdom of God…”