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Seeing Is Believing, Right? Message

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Seeing Is Believing, Right? Message #262

- June 19, 2005

Missouri is the Show Me state. In other words, if I don't see something with my own eyes, I won't believe it. By and large, we think that's a pretty good philosophy. If you want me to believe that trees and other plants take on carbon dioxide and give off oxygen, prove it. Just don't point to a science book.

How are you going to prove such a thing? You have to do a controlled experiment. You place plants in an airtight room. You measure the amount of oxygen and carbon dioxide in that room. And you allow the plants a specific amount of time to be there. Then you take the measurements again. You discover that there is now more oxygen in the room and less carbon dioxide. So you conclude that the plants use carbon dioxide and give off oxygen.

It's perfectly simple. Or is it? Can you see the plants making oxygen? Well, no. But all the evidence points in that direction. Now we get to the bottom line: we don't see the actual process. But we do see the outcome; the evidence. We draw our conclusions from the evidence.

The same thing takes place in courtrooms across America every day. It is common practice for us to examine evidence and make proper judgments. This being the case, if I were to show you the evidence, would you believe in God? Would you believe the Bible is the written Word of God? Would you believe that Jesus Christ rose from the dead and is the Son of God? Or contrary to your standard operating procedure, would you blow off the evidence simply because you don't like the conclusions? That would be bad policy in the courtroom. It would be bad policy the laboratory. It's also bad policy when it comes to God, the Bible and Jesus Christ.

Contributed by Dr. Dennis J. Prutow. Voice message and free tapes: 1-800-777-0389 [USA] Or order your free tapes online. Visit Dr. Prutow's site.

 
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I could go into a long story here but I must be brief because of time.

We should send those who have to see to the top of Mount Ararat to LOOK for Noah's Ark.

Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.John 20:29

I thought of that but did you see my thought? Has any Doctor cut open a person's body and seen a thought?


But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.Hebrews 11:6

In :love: of JESUS the Christ, Our LORD.
:love: Yeshua
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Chad said:
Seeing Is Believing, Right? Message #262

- June 19, 2005

Missouri is the Show Me state. In other words, if I don't see something with my own eyes, I won't believe it. By and large, we think that's a pretty good philosophy. If you want me to believe that trees and other plants take on carbon dioxide and give off oxygen, prove it. Just don't point to a science book.

How are you going to prove such a thing? You have to do a controlled experiment. You place plants in an airtight room. You measure the amount of oxygen and carbon dioxide in that room. And you allow the plants a specific amount of time to be there. Then you take the measurements again. You discover that there is now more oxygen in the room and less carbon dioxide. So you conclude that the plants use carbon dioxide and give off oxygen.

It's perfectly simple. Or is it? Can you see the plants making oxygen? Well, no. But all the evidence points in that direction. Now we get to the bottom line: we don't see the actual process. But we do see the outcome; the evidence. We draw our conclusions from the evidence.

The same thing takes place in courtrooms across America every day. It is common practice for us to examine evidence and make proper judgments. This being the case, if I were to show you the evidence, would you believe in God? Would you believe the Bible is the written Word of God? Would you believe that Jesus Christ rose from the dead and is the Son of God? Or contrary to your standard operating procedure, would you blow off the evidence simply because you don't like the conclusions? That would be bad policy in the courtroom. It would be bad policy the laboratory. It's also bad policy when it comes to God, the Bible and Jesus Christ.

Contributed by Dr. Dennis J. Prutow. Voice message and free tapes: 1-800-777-0389 [USA] Or order your free tapes online. Visit Dr. Prutow's site.
 
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Seeing Is Believing, Right?

Hebrews 11
1Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evience of things NOT seen.



2 Corinthians 4:
18While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are NOT seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are NOT seen are eternal.
 
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