Can man live without God?


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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Contrary to the claims of atheists and agnostics through the centuries, man cannot live without God. Man can have a mortal existence without acknowledging God, but not without the fact of God.As th...

July 01 2013 2 responses Vote Up Share Report

Seth3 Seth Freeman
I would say it depends on how you're asking the question.  On the one hand, because God does exist and because all things that have come into existence have done so through God - then no, nobody can live without God as everyone is dependent upon Him for their existence.

However, if the question is more asking if people need to rely on God, then I think the answer could be no - however, those people that reject God and rely on their own abilities (which of course ironically are from God), will face an unpleasant encounter with God when they finally do meet him.

September 17 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Image Bryan Naidoo Post graduate and pastor
If the question is "can man live with God"....we first need to understand who is God and who is man. From a biblical perspective, God is the creator and maker of all things. God does not exist; rather he is the existence. Without him nothing exists.

God is everywhere. This means there is no place God is not. Without God nothing can exist....everything exists because of him.

Can man live without God? Nothing can exist without God.

December 09 2016 1 response Vote Up Share Report

Mini Hairy Animals
John 15:5 —

I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.

In the life of faith, a simple preposition determines the final result: With Jesus, everything is possible. Without Jesus, nothing is possible.

Philippians 4:13 says this positively, “I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” All things. Through Christ. In Jesus, everything is possible.

In John 15:5, Jesus states this truth negatively: “Apart from me you can do nothing.” The preposition is “apart”... from Jesus. The result is: nothing, not anything, naught, no single thing. Without Jesus, nothing of value is possible!

September 23 2014 1 response Vote Up Share Report

12971015 10156882087645604 3859284943458086983 o Lisa Edwards
Basically, I say this. Yes, man can physically live in this world without accepting God in his life, but I know for fact they will not be completely happy. They will spend their life seeking to fulfill that void..that being God. God is omnipresence meaning He is everywhere, in everything we do...all at the same time. He is even with those so-called atheist agnostics, whether they chose to acknowledge him or not. At the end of the day, we all know all humans, we will die, physically but with God and with accepting God, we know that our spirit will live on forever with Him in the kingdom. 
With God, life is so much better; fewer worries and cares as He tells us to cast them on Him (1 Peter 5:7). When you turn to everything else and nothing gives you peace, joy, unconditional love, and happiness; God is always there, has always been there, and will forever be there for you. (Isaiah 41:10).

April 15 2019 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

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