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8 Ways God Reveals Himself
8 Ways God Reveals Himself
8 Ways God Reveals Himself
8 Ways God Reveals Himself
8 Ways God Reveals Himself
8 Ways God Reveals Himself
8 Ways God Reveals Himself
8 Ways God Reveals Himself
8 Ways God Reveals Himself
8 Ways God Reveals Himself
8 Ways God Reveals Himself
8 Ways God Reveals Himself
8 Ways God Reveals Himself
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8 Ways God Reveals Himself

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Pastor Keith Smith refutes the idea that God works to hide Himself from humanity. …

Pastor Keith Smith refutes the idea that God works to hide Himself from humanity.

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  • 1. 8 Ways God Reveals Himself to Atheists (AND Non-Atheists)
  • 2. The Creationof the Universe 1• “ e heavens declare the glory of God” – Psalm 19:1and• “Complexity, order, design, beauty”• “THE HUMAN CELL IS DIGITAL COMPUTER” – DAWKINS• “so men are without excuse” – Romans 1:21b
  • 3. Life on Planet EarthEvolution does not attempt to explain 2how life got on earth. It just theorizeshow it evolved since it got here.“In the beginning God created . . . living creatures” – Genesis 1:1, 20, 24
  • 4. HumanUniqueness 3• Spirituality “So God created man in His image...• Morality likeness...• Creativity male and female.” – Genesis 1:27
  • 5. Universalacknowledgementof spirituality• Faith and science are “irreconcilable” 4 – Hitchens• “everything is reducible to matter” – Stenger• “religions are the cause of many of the world’s major problems” – New Atheists
  • 6. Scripture’sprophecies ful lledJesus – birthplace, betrayal, trial, death, 5resurrection (60 major Old Testament prophecies)• Being struck by lightning in a year = 1 in 700,000• Becoming a U.S. President = 1 in 10,000,000• A meteorite landing on your house = 1 in 180,000,000,000,000• Jesus ful lling 8 prophecies = 1 in 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000
  • 7. Jesus’ life, deathand resurrection 6 His Claims: • Authority to forgive sins • To have always existed • Intention to return to judge at the end of time • To be God
  • 8. Awareness oflife after death 7“He set eternity in the hearts of men” – Ecclesiastes 3:11“W E DO NOT BELIEVE IN IMMORTALITYBECAUSE WE PROVED IT, BUT WE FOREVERTRY TO PROVE IT BECAUSE WE BELIEVE IT.”– JAMES MARTINEAU
  • 9. Reasons for becoming an atheist 1. You can live for self without accountability to God“THE REAL OBJECTION OF ATHEISTS IS NOT INTELLECTUAL, BUT MO L.” – DR. DINESH D’SOUZA
  • 10. Reasons for becoming an atheist 2. You can delude yourself“THE GOD YOU CREATE IN YOUR BOOK IS ADELUSION. CHRISTIANS DON’T BELIEVE IN THE GOD YOU CREATE EITHER.” – JOHN LENNOX
  • 11. Reasons forbecoming an atheist 3. It is a way to processhurt and injustice in life that you feel God let happen
  • 12. You and otherChrist transformed 8human beings“One thing I do know, once I was blind but now I see.” – John 9:25

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