I believe that there is One who creates everything from his own being.Fine. We can use your own beliefs.
Do you believe that something can come from nothing?
The only reality that always existed is YHVH himself.
which source would you like?Please define the word, irony.
Except YHVH is a person, not a thing.Very good. We both believe that reality has always existed, but you want to single out a portion of reality and call it YHVH.
But if reality has always existed, that means it didn't need to be created. So why postulate a creator?
I'm not dressing it up.Since we both agree that reality has always existed, it's now YOUR problem. Why dress reality up in a person-costume? How do you justify that?
It's your problem to prove that YHVH is NOT a person, and has not always existed, while reality has.
Ok.We both agree that reality has always existed. Let's keep that straight.
Where we disagree is whether reality is fundamentally personal.
Sounds like a personal problem. First deal with the fact that your lack of sight means you expect us to believe that you're right.I don't see why that should be.
the reality of the the Creator's existence is demonstrative that what you don't see is simply a personal problem.The usual argument is that a creator is required to explain why reality exists. I've demonstrated why that isn't the case.
Sounds like a personal problem. First deal with the fact that your lack of sight means you expect us to believe that you're right.
the reality of the the Creator's existence is demonstrative that what you don't see is simply a personal problem.
You're the one who said you think reality cannot have a personal basis.If all you have left is personal attacks in lieu of reasoning, I guess this discussion is over.
Thanks, and have a great day!
Do you think God is real, i.e. a part of reality? And has God always existed?You're the one who said you think reality cannot have a personal basis.
That sounds like you have a PERSONAL problem.
I.e., an issue with what the concept of PERSONAL actually consists of.
So, if you don't get it, then I'd say the discussion was over before it started.
the God whom the bible says his name is YHVH..... he made what we know as reality.Do you think God is real, i.e. a part of reality? And has God always existed?
Just because you don't see the truth, does not mean what you think is truth actually true.If you answer Yes to both then you are agreeing with the OP that reality as a whole cannot have come from anywhere/anything/anyone.
So that's a Yes to both questions, meaning you agree with the OP that reality as a whole - i.e. including God - could not have come from anywhere/anything/anyone.the God whom the bible says his name is YHVH..... he made what we know as reality.
YHVH has always existed.
As we read in Psalm 90.
Before the mountains were brought forth,
Or ever You had formed the earth and the world,
Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.
But you said God is part of reality, so who did God come from?We read in Hebrews 1:2-3 that Jesus sustains everything that exists.
So, it does in fact come from a SOMEONE.
We read this several times, throughout the bible.