seeing pink unicorns, we assume they don't exist. So until seeing God,
how can we believe he
don't have the evidence to prove that God doesn't exist, but I so strongly
suspect he doesn't that I don't want to waste my time."
Author of "Isaac Asimov's Guide to the Bible"
nonbelievers emphasize that they do not know if there is a God because they
haven't been sufficiently convinced of his existence. They reasonably argue
that it is standard practice for anyone, including Christians, to generally
assume the nonexistence of something unless sufficient proof exists to show
instance, it is reasonable to assume that there are no pink unicorns unless
and until we have good reason to believe there are. This reasoning is sound,
but where the contention lies is in the amount and type of evidence, and
in one's definition of sufficiency.
maintain that there is sufficient proof to rationally conclude that there
is a God, and that he manifested himself in Jesus Christ. As to what
constitutes sufficient evidence, that is discussed here,
but Christians believe that evidence includes numerous historical,
(this site does not currently address many of the teleological or medical
The cosmological argument
Introduction to Veracity