What Does It Mean To ‘Believe’ In ‘God?’ Well, That Depends On ….

“Do you believe in God?” is a question everybody is asked sooner or later and, as Stand To Reason’s Alan Shlemon notes, the answer is not always as simple as a “yes, I do, don’t you?” or “why no, why do you ask?” response.

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Schlemon observes that, if by “believe” they mean: Blind Faith, Wishful Thinking, Accepting Something Contrary to Logic or Reason, Hope, or Mustering Sheer Will …

Then his answer would be a resounding no because “believe” has a completely different meaning to him. Same goes with the term “God” for Shlemon. How about you? Go here, then perhaps you might like to share your own thoughts in the comments below.

Author: Mark Tapscott

Follower of Christ, devoted husband of Claudia, doting father and grandfather, conservative lover of liberty, journalist and First Amendment fanatic, former Hill and Reagan aide, vintage Formula Ford racer, Okie by birth/Texan by blood/proud of both, resident of Maryland. Go here: https://hillfaith.blog/about-hillfaith-2/