How Can You Believe In A God You Cannot See?
You know I’ve heard many people tell me “How can you believe in a God you cannot see?”
And I realized after being asked that a few times that the person was assuming for some reason that you can’t see God, when the reason I know God is real is because you can see Him.
The reason many people don’t see God is because they simply haven’t learned how to yet, or haven’t had a “sovereign” encounter where God just simply shows up and there’s no denying He’s real.
In the same way that you can go to another country and not have a clue what the people around you are saying, God is speaking to us and showing us Himself ceaselessly, however, because many of the people on the earth have never been taught His “language” or trained on how to actually see Him, then they think that He’s not there, or not speaking, or not visible.
God is very real, and very visible as He can be seen in everything good that is around us, and even appear in a supernatural, and even physical form just like he has done throughout history.
Many people think that I believe in God because I read the Bible, and that without the Bible I would have no “guide” for my faith. That’s really funny because even in the Bible you see from Adam and Eve in Genesis, all the way to John in Revelation, people who knew God was real because they saw Him face to face and experienced His glory!
Not because someone else told them, not because they just read a book about God and thought, “well I guess He must be real,” No, these were people who knew God was real because they experienced Him, saw Him, touched Him, heard Him, and felt the Glory of His presence!
How could we possibly think that we could know God any other way?
1 JOhn 1:1-4 “That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touched–this we proclaim concerning the Word of life. 2 The life appeared; we have seen it and testify to it, and we proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and has appeared to us. 3 We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ. 4 We write this to make our joy complete.”
It was the experiential relationship that the disciple had with the “Word of Life” or Jesus Christ, who is God, that caused them to be able and willing to freely testify and live their lives as witnesses of the true, living and loving God!
Praise be to His name and thank You Father that if we truly seek You with all of our heart we will find You!