8 Ways God Reveals Himself to Atheists   (AND Non-Atheists)
The Creationof the Universe                                             1• “ e heavens declare the glory of God” – Psalm 1...
Life on Planet EarthEvolution does not attempt to explain                                       2how life got on earth. It...
HumanUniqueness                                  3• Spirituality   “So God created man                  in His image...• M...
Universalacknowledgementof spirituality• Faith and science are “irreconcilable”                                           ...
Scripture’sprophecies ful lledJesus – birthplace, betrayal, trial, death,                                               5r...
Jesus’ life, deathand resurrection                                    6   His Claims:   • Authority to forgive sins   • To...
Awareness oflife after death                                   7“He set eternity in the hearts of men” – Ecclesiastes 3:11...
Reasons for   becoming an atheist  1. You can live for self without       accountability to God“THE REAL OBJECTION OF ATHE...
Reasons for   becoming an atheist   2. You can delude yourself“THE GOD YOU CREATE IN YOUR BOOK IS ADELUSION. CHRISTIANS DO...
Reasons forbecoming an atheist 3. It is a way to processhurt and injustice in life that you feel God let happen
You and otherChrist transformed                                 8human beings“One thing I do know, once I was blind but no...
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Pastor Keith Smith refutes the idea that God works to hide Himself from humanity.

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8 Ways God Reveals Himself

  1. 1. 8 Ways God Reveals Himself to Atheists (AND Non-Atheists)
  2. 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. 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. 4. HumanUniqueness 3• Spirituality “So God created man in His image...• Morality likeness...• Creativity male and female.” – Genesis 1:27
  5. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 11. Reasons forbecoming an atheist 3. It is a way to processhurt and injustice in life that you feel God let happen
  12. 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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