Laws of Nature and Does God Exist

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How do the Laws of Nature answer "Does God Exist"?

The Laws of Nature also point to the Existence of God. When asked, “Does God Exist,” examine the Argument from the Laws of Nature.

    The Premises:

    1. Laws require a lawgiver.
    2. The universe is governed by laws.

    The Conclusion: The Laws of Nature require a lawgiver.

The Argument from the Laws of Nature
Premise 1 of the Argument from the Laws of Nature is true because the concept of “law” implies teleology, or an “ultimate cause.” Throughout history, haven’t sentient human beings been responsible for establishing and obeying societal laws? Similarly, how could non-sentient physical objects follow a consistent pattern of behavior apart from a teleological origin? There is no reason the universe should be “law-like,” when it could just as easily be a chaotic mess.

Premise 2 of the Argument from the Laws of Nature is an observable fact of science.



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