What Is The Fundamental Purpose Of Believing In God?
Is there one fundamental reason why we should all believe in God or is it different from person to person? What purpose does our faith fulfill? Why did God create us in the first place?
Your reason for believing in God attracts you to Him, but attraction is not enough to make you want to live with someone forever. In the same way you have to know the fundmamental essence of God to live with Him forever. What Is the one thing that if you took it away you would no longer continue to believe in and follow God?
If salvation (assurance of eternal life in Heaven) is the essence of faith, then what is the essence of Heaven? Let's look at an example to see what the fundamental element of Heaven is.
example: You love your husband and he loves you. Together you build your perfect dream house. You fill it with all your favorite things. Then you go on a dream vacation for your honeymoon but on the trip your beloved suddenly dies in an accident. If you return to your dream house that has all of your favorite things without your lover would those things make you happy? What is the essence of marriage?
Living with God as your lover is the essence of Heaven. Without God it wouldn't be Heaven. But then the question is...