Category Apologetics

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Pascal’s Wager: Betting on God

Are you unsure of whether or not God exists? Think of it this way: if you bet that God does exist, and you’re wrong, you lose nothing. On the other hand, if you bet that God doesn’t exist, and you turn out to be wrong, you stand to lose a lot. Not just eternal bliss in paradise, but knowledge of the truth, as well as a relationship with the infinitely loving creator of the universe. So, practically speaking, if you’re going to bet, you should bet on God.

This argument, known as Pascal’s Wager, is a common one to hear from many religious believers...

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