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The Most Important Question

The most important question in life is: Does God exist?

As Norman L. Geisler and Frank Turek explain in their book, I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist:

When Mortimer Adler was asked why the "God" section was the largest in the Great Books of the Western World series (which he edited), he insightfully observed that it's because more implications flow from the subject of God than from any other subject. Indeed, the five most consequential questions in life are these:

  1. Origin: Where did we come from?
  2. Identity: Who are we?
  3. Meaning: Why are we here?
  4. Morality: How should we live?
  5. Destiny: Where are we going?

The answers to each of these questions depend on the existence of God.

As believers in Jesus and the Bible, we have the answers to these questions—to share with others, and to give our life confidence and direction.
Norman L. Geisler and Frank Turek, I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist (Crossway Books, 2004), 20.

The World's Oldest Story

Historian Susan Wise Bauer calls the Great Flood the "The Earliest Story." The story is found in the tales "of a dozen different races"—from China to pre-Columbian America—and "is the closest thing to a univ... [Read More]

Reference: Susan Wise Bauer, The History of the Ancient World, From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome (Norton, 2007), pp. 10-16, 32-33