It's to explain the unexplainable. You can't honestly look around at nature and its simple complexity and say, "yeah, this all just works magically" When we make a complex machine, like a computer, we just take for granted that it works, we don't think of all the human brains and knowledge and experience it took to build that. Just like the world, it's a piece of perfection, but who gets all the credit. So you have to believe in the possibility of a higher consciousness, but it is normally uncomprehendable by man. And that higher consciousness belongs to a "God" as he is named. He also has many many other names found in the Bible.
I just love the reasons people come up with for why OTHERS believe. They should put it on t-shirts.... I believe in God because I "looked" for Him. Then He revealed Himself in ways only people who have understanding know.
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"People believe because they feel it in their 'soul', God is a part of everyone. People who say they do not believe in God are denying their own feelings and will always relate back to God when they die. Because God has always been here, from the very start of everything which we cannot comprehend.
God is in everyone from the start. Meaning, from the moment you or anyone was born they already have the feeling in their soul. Not sure if you have the same thing or not, but even before I read the bible and researched in to God I felt something that I could not explain, something that caused me to look up at the sky and think. Yes, you can argue and say this is something else that I experienced. But as I said, I cannot explain it. And no, I was not taking anything, ill or all the other scientific explanations.
There are several reasons. Some are ignorant and believe that the universe needs a creator to exist. Others are na?ve and think that the bible constitutes historical evidence. Still others have been so heavily indoctrinated that they can't even conceive of not believing. There are some who simply feel more comfortable with the idea of a god and understand that such things cannot be proven, but in my experience they are few and far between.
One of the many reasons I believe in God: Because all secular worldviews are inconsistent with itself. Take relativism, for example. Relativism is the belief that truth is relative, or subjective - there are no absolutes. But this is an absolute statement. This worldview defeats itself. If it is true, then it is false. Therefore, it is false. Or how about empiricism - the belief that all knowledge is gained through observation? This is also inconsistent because knowledge cannot be seen. In order for this to be true you have to assume that knowledge exists in the first place. But because knowledge cannot be seen, you can't know if it exists in this worldview. Therefore, you can't know anything, so this worldview can't be true.
The Biblical worldview is the only view that is consistent with itself. This is one reason I believe in God.