A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hopes of reward after death. -Albert Einstein
The post turtle.
As for the prophecies, thanks to the appearance of 'seers' throughout history like Nostradamus and Miss Cleo, prophecies are going to be hard for any logical mind to choke down, if they haven't already accepted the legitimacy of the source.
Faith comes first. The 'evidence', as we perceive it, follows, as a product of our perspective as believers in God.
The existence of GOD is simple. just look in the mirror. see what he created?
God loves everybody. No, God only love those that keep the commandments.
From "Hope & Change to Rope & Chains"... Be Silent!