Religion and God Essay

1017 Words Dec 6th, 2013 5 Pages
- Theism: Belief in one God. (58)
- Atheism: Rejection of belief in God. (56)
- Agnosticism: In between to make the decision about the existence or non-existence of God. (54)
- Indifference: Does not care about whether God exists or not. (53)
- Freedom as compared with commitment: Ironically, the freedom costs the time and effort to find out the options and once you make a decision, you must commit to do it. (1)
- The God Question: It is the question on whether God exists or not. The answers to this question set the value of everything, including the ultimate value of your life. Also, it determines what any human life is ultimately worth. (2)
- “Grow more human”: No human being is perfect but improvable. Only human being can screw up
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Therefore, the death is not a period or end of your life but the comma. To the people who do not believe in God or do not care about the existence of God, the death could be the end period of their entire life. God gave the freedom to choose on whether people believe in Him or not. He is patient until the human beings make the decision. Each of the human beings has options to choose. The choices can change the death into either the end of life or just a comma or a bridge to the next life in heaven.
(2) “Faith as compared with belief”: I agree with the difference between the faith and belief. Since the faith is the calculated risk and belief is what you accept it, the faith requires more actions and commitments than just simply believing something. To have the faith, you have to be ready to take the risk if there is any. It is different than just to believe because it requires the responsibility for your actions. Order to earn what you want, faith in this case, you have to force yourself to make active progress. No one does it for you. It is your responsibility to accept the calculated risks and continue to have greater faith in God.
2) (1) “Grow more human”: This challenges me because I do know that no human being is perfect and so do I but it is very hard to improve myself every single minute of my life. Order to improve myself to grow more like a perfect human; I have to keep myself on the right and good track
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