What is the best proof for the existence of God?
Religious Scholars of different fields have suggested various proofs for the existence of God. However, the bottom line is this: to regard an argument as ‘strong or not’, really depends on the way we perceive it, and how we relate to it. Thus, different arguments appeal to different people, even often to one person at different stages of his/her life.
For example, the proof of instinct appeals to the one who has for instance, experienced a deadlock in his life such as an ailment, bankruptcy, etc, and then all the known doors and means are absolutely closed to him. He appeals to God, and miraculously exits from his predicament.
I have heard and witnessed the testimony of many people who are put – at certain times of their lives – into such situations, and how their lifestyle and perception of God drastically changed . However, unless one experiences that, he/she may not really relate to it. Therefore, the strongest proof is the proof that one has experienced, rather than having heard about.
May God unveil Himself to us in an intuitive way to realize that it was in fact our existence that needed proof, not His, as experienced and expressed by Imam Husain (a.s): “Whence were You hidden to need a proof?!, Blind is a vision who can not see You!”.
Answered by: Sheikh Mansour Leghaei
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