Up and down the courts of moral and human justice, there have been mixed feelings and assumptions about the existence and the exact nature of God. In most surveys, about 75 percent of respondents indicate that people who enquired about God do so to ascertain more information to enable them improve their relationship with God. Ten percent enquired into this matter as an academic exercise, while five percent aimed their enquiry at disproving the existence of God. But those who have not enquired, constituting only ten percent, are people of little or absolutely no faith. This latter group took God for granted or blindly, and at any point of hard test or temptation they could crash-land because they have no backup knowledge to support their faith. The reason for finding out more about God is to enable a solid base for formative approach. An improved horizon is a mind well provided and fortified with the necessary nourishments required for the ultimate (true) expectations of life.
Regarding the existence of God, many people have dug beneath the earth and far into the clouds to locate the physical substance and the seat of God. But somewhere in this search there is a big confusion viz. the nature of God, that is, whether God is a solid entity or in liquid or gaseous form.
Moses' account of the origin of the world from Genesis 1 left a gap. He started from Genesis 1:1: "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth." But he did not go beyond this point to tell us what the past was like before this point. If God had existed before the date of Genesis 1:1, what was his nature and what was he doing. Alternatively if He started to exist on the first day of Genesis 1:1, how did he himself come to existence? What force or power was responsible for his being what he is? Where was his locus for his subsequent actions vis-?-vis creation?
The reason man gives for the creation is limited to the objective senses of a man and a woman as in Genesis 1:26, i.e.? Let us make man in our image..." But what was the reason from God for God himself? If the world was in chaos before Genesis 1:1, how did it settle to give God a chance to work and theretofore enhance the growth of the world existing till this day? Moses would have gone further to tell us about the background of God, but he stopped at "the beginning of God is God and the beginning of the world is God." This was a blunt or fuzzy statement. This conclusion has frustrated further investigations because if one bypasses God, he stops at the beginning of the world without ascertaining the background of God, and if he goes too far to impute things of man to God, he misinterprets the infinite nature of God with his (man's) physical and limited senses.
How does this help our comprehension and conclusion as to the existence and nature of God? From Adam, man was able to count his immediate source from man, because only Adam was gifted with the primary forces of God. Thus the greater the gap the more diluted, challenging and promiscuous the conviction of the existence of God becomes. This notion was borrowed from the feelings of the present generation to their distant past, say, twenty generations past.
The existence of God has become recondite for many people because it embraces the existence and intelligence of the one who is to investigate it. The existence of every creature can be traced back to God's own existence and no further. This is because there was nothing before God and after God there were creations, including man. Therefore, God is the beginning of the world and the beginning of God also. But how does a man far removed from Adam get convinced of the nature or form of God. Well you have got the solution right in front of you.
This book speaks to readers regardless of profession, religion or nationality. It has been written with the aim of enabling readers to evaluate their reasons for existence on earth and chose paths of good rather than evil. It is a book of self-awakening, consciousness, and realization. A book of truth and realism designated to help humankind achieve a worthy place in heaven. A treasure of thought worthy of every family's attention.
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Fabian N. Ukaegbu was born in Eastern Nigeria. He received his basic education there before travelling to the United Kingdom for further education. He qualified in Marketing, Management, Accountancy and International Relations/Diplomacy. He worked for six and the half years as a Consular Officer in the Nigeria High Commission in London and has worked also as a finance officer for 14 years with the London Borough of Hackney.
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