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What are rebuttals to the argument that Christians only worship God to give their lives meaning?

God tackled this argument head on by inspiring Solomon to write the book of Ecclesiastes. "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity!" It demolishes many sources of meaning that people turn to which ...
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What are rebuttals to the argument that Christians only worship God to give their lives meaning?

I think you have rebutted the argument quite nicely in the body of your question but I will add a little to back up what you've said: but we have to take into consideration that we, humans, tend to ...
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What are rebuttals to the argument that Christians only worship God to give their lives meaning?

This argument is a classic example of a logical fallacy known as Bulverism (or "circumstantial ad hominem"). Quite simply, the argument has no relevance whatsoever to the question of God's ...
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What are rebuttals to the argument that Christians only worship God to give their lives meaning?

I would suggest rebutting the argument by turning it on its head: Giving one's life meaning is a perfectly legitimate reason to choose to believe in God. Indeed, the first great Existentialist ...
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Immediate life after death in Christ?

There is immediate life after death. To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord (2 Corinthians 5:8). The saints who have died in the Lord are already in heaven. They are, however, in an ...
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Immediate life after death in Christ?

When the believer dies his soul departs to be with Christ in heaven, but his body goes into the grave. On the day of resurrection his body and soul will be reunited to live forever in glory. The ...
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What are rebuttals to the argument that Christians only worship God to give their lives meaning?

What are rebuttals to the argument that Christians only worship God to give their lives meaning? God exists. It is an objective fact with many proofs. That God created the Universe out of nothing is ...
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What are rebuttals to the argument that Christians only worship God to give their lives meaning?

It is an indisputable fact that some people do only worship God to give their lives meaning. Their view of worship, and of God, and of meaning, and of Christianity is such that if that charge was laid ...
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What are rebuttals to the argument that Christians only worship God to give their lives meaning?

The challenge seems to presuppose the non-existence of God. If the purpose is to form an argument for or against the existence of God, this is improper and can only lead to circular reasoning. We can ...
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