71. How can one have faith in an unseen God?
Whatever you see on the earth and soils and rocks when you take them to the laboratories, there is nothing that can be identified that indicates the notion of gravity. Yet from the falling of an apple from the tree gravity was discovered. So it is not essential that one must be able to see something with one’s own eyes before can have faith in its existence. Gravity cannot be sensed with the five senses, however due to its effects, we can determine its existence.
Likewise, our knowledge with regards to science, insight, arts and skills of people, are through their behaviour and speeches and the effects they leave behind.1
- 1. Likewise, we can begin to recognise God through the effects he has left behind through his creations.