Sunday, May 23, 2010
“Atheism – 101” …Blog.
What is an “Atheist”…? Is there any Validity to their False Claim of there being No God? Could it be, as the Supreme Court ruled; ‘They are a Religion’. The first thing they will do, is to accuse you of being ‘Closed Minded’. It seems to me that most will discuss anything if only shown some ‘Respect?’ “To agree – to Disagree”… is a point of mature adults with cognitive skills. Most of us realize that no one has ‘all’ the answers.
To say that there is ‘No God’… is to simply miss the obvious. Most humans here on this planet earth, believe in some God. Religions have been throughout history and have caused wars and killing without precedence. Many historical leaders have been considered God. Pharaoh and the Kings of China and the list goes on and on. Many despots have ‘claimed deity’ only to be betrayed by their actions. The killing of non-believers is how Islam spread so effectively and still does today.
*** (Psalms 14:1) The Fool has said in their heart… No God!
The real question is… “Why don’t Atheists believe in God?” Most have been exposed to some religious training and rejected it. Perhaps their parents were Religious, but never lived out that religion. Most chose out of adolescent rebellion to go their own way. Surely all the technology that we use today; has some engineering by someone who knew more than we know? The computer that you use… did not all of a sudden happen! So too, God that designed the universe… did not leave His creation without instruction.
*** (Luke 4:4) And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written that "man shall not live by bread alone, but by every Word of God."
*** (Exodus 20:19-20) And they said to Moses, You speak with us, and we will hear. But let not God speak with us, lest we die.
(Exodus 20:20) And Moses said to the people, Do not fear, for God has come to test you, and so that His fear may be before your faces, so that you may not sin.
Most Atheists… will immediately bring up the killing of the people in the land of the Jews, as their excuse of why God, the God of the Bible is not just. What they fail to realize, is it was His justice and mercy that allowed mankind to exist for this long. The Flood of Noah… had destroyed civilization due to their wickedness. So today, our jails are filled to overflowing with murders and robbers and criminals. Never do I hear the Atheist saying… ‘release them.’
*** (Deuteronomy 9:4) Do not speak in your heart, after Jehovah your God has cast them out from before you, saying: For my righteousness, Jehovah has brought me in to possess this land. = But for the wickedness of these nations, = Jehovah your God drives them out from before you.
*** (Jonah 1:1-2) And the Word of Jehovah came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying,
(Jon 1:2) Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; = for their evil = has come up before Me.
Somehow wrongly believing… mankind had done ‘nothing wrong’, is the real basis for Atheism. Each Atheist has their own list of… ‘rights & wrongs’. They use that to establish the ‘fantasy’ that they are OK… and that the Christians are wrong. What they often fail to realize is that… “Not All that say they are Christians”… really Are! There are many here in America, that falsely claim to be Christian and yet have “Nothing to do with God and His Word, the Bible”. The Atheists often uses the generic term ‘Christian’… to simply denote; the religious.
*** (Matthew 7:21-22-23) Not everyone who says to Me, Lord! Lord! shall enter the kingdom of Heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in Heaven.
(Matt 7:22) Many will say to Me in that day, Lord! Lord! Did we not prophesy in Your name, and through Your name throw out demons, and through Your name do many wonderful works?
(Matt 7:23) And then I will say to them I never knew you! Depart from Me, those working lawlessness!
Just because ones says… they are a Christian, does make it so. Jesus said so in the above Bible verses. Many Atheists, never want to honestly seek for God themselves. Here again, “Honesty”… is the crux of the matter. God promises to those that “Honestly seek Him”… that they will Find… “Him!” Another fact they choose not to realize, that IF there is a God; then there is a Devil, in opposition to God. That obvious fact… negates in the mind of the Atheists… a warfare for the souls of mankind and the fact of “Good & Evil!”
*** (Jeremiah 29:11-12-13) For I know the purposes which I am purposing for you, says Jehovah; purposes of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.
(Jer 29:12) Then you shall call on Me, and you shall go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.
(Jer 29:13) And you shall seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.
*** (2Corinthians 4:3-4) But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:
(2Cor 4:4) In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.
The Evil… that mankind does is not from an external source, but an internal one. “Sin is the Root”… “Sins are the Fruit!” A child does not have to be taught to Lie, Steal or Cheat. It comes from their fallen human nature. The adult has simply learned to use those things to a finer degree of sophistication. Say it isn’t so…? All of us, unless redeemed by Christ, are sinners practicing what we know and live out.
God, the God of the Bible… has paid the price for the “Sin/Sins” of mankind in the finished work of Christ Jesus. He simply offers it to mankind by Faith – Alone. “NO Works” can earn any favor with God! Sinful man can do ‘nothing’ to earn salvation… it is Gods’ gift to His creation… by and through His love for all mankind. But most have rejected it and will have nothing to do with God and His Word. They are simply comfortable with their Sin/Sins.
*** (John 3:19) And this is the condemnation, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than the Light, because their deeds were evil.
(John 3:20) For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light, lest his deeds should be exposed.
(John 3:21) But he who practices truth comes to the Light so that his works may be revealed, that they exist, having been worked in God.
*** (Romans 5:8-to-11) But God commends His love toward us in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us.
(Rom 5:9) Much more then, being now justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him.
(Rom 5:10) For if when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by His life.
(Rom 5:11) And not only so, but we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the reconciliation.
Unless “You”… come to God on His terms, you are helplessly lost and perishing. God has offered His Love and Mercy and Grace to “You”… even in your sinful state. It is your ‘free will’ that allows you to either… “Accept or Reject”… this Love of God. The True Christian lives by Faith that is simply another gift of God. Even believing in Him… is His gift to “You!” He being a just and a holy God… can do no less. All that the Christian has, is the gift and grace of God… working in their lives.
*** (Ecclesiastes 12:13-14) Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter. Fear God, and keep His commandments. For this is the whole duty of man.
(Eccl 12:14) For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it is good, or whether evil.
*** (Romans 10:3-4) For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves to the righteousness of God.
(Rom 10:4) For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness for everyone who believes.
Can “You” be Honest…? Simply tell God, that you don’t’ believe in Him, nor do you believe His Word the Bible. Then… “Honestly – search for Him”… to see if He is real or not. That is being Honest! Can you ‘Honestly’ say that “You” searched for God, the God of the Bible…? Or were “You”… just turned off by those that are Religious and Not really Christians…?
*** (Romans 5:8) But God commends His love toward us in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us.
(Psalms 138:2) I will worship = toward Your holy temple, = and = praise Your Name = for Your loving-kindness = and = for “Your Truth's” sake; = for You [God] = have magnified = Your Word = ‘above all’ = Your Name. = [Psalms 119:18 & 1Samuel 3:21 & Deuteronomy 29:29]
Thank you for Your EAR! [Job 12:11] Roger //Email// firstname.lastname@example.org
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