Why Doesn’t God Prove His Existence? 5 ‘Seeker-Sensitive’ Tips to Share
by Lisa Quintana
I’ve met many people over the years who tell me that if God would just show up personally, in a visible manifestation of Himself, then they’d believe. When I answer that God did show up on Earth in the person of Jesus Christ about two-thousand years ago, they say, “That’s not good enough!” They want to see Him NOW, today, in front of their very own eyes… then they’d believe.
There is nothing new under the sun. (Ecc. 1:9) Skeptics have demanded signs from God for a while now.
What do you say to a person who demands a sign? Jesus told his disciples that: “a wicked and adulterous generation asks for a sign! But none will be given it except the sign of the prophet Jonah.” (Matt. 12:39.) Jesus referred to Jonah because similar to the three days Jonah spent in the belly of a gigantic fish and came out alive, Christ spent three days in the “belly of the earth,” and would come out alive but in a new, resurrected body. And this is exactly why the New Testament accounts were written – to record the story of the God-man (who sacrificed Himself to atone for the sins of the world) to those who weren’t privy to being there firsthand…