Saturday, April 9, 2011
Insult to God
It is an insult to God to believe in God. For on the one hand it is to suppose that he has perpetrated acts of incalculable cruelty. On the other hand, it is to suppose that he has perversely given his human creatures an instrument, their intellect, which must inevitably lead them, if they are dispassionate and honest, to deny his existence. It is tempting to conclude that if he exists, it is the atheists and agnostics that he loves best, among those with any pretensions to education. For they are the ones who have taken him most seriously.
Posted by Garrett Fogerlie at 7:35 AM
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Please tell me where in the bible it says this?ReplyDelete
God's Loves all, the follower, the disbeliever, the uniformed and the informed. You apply these thoughts in a black and white way. That is not at all what faith it about, it is also not what God Commands.
It is also interesting that you bring up only the broken relationship that Man had with God before the coming of Christ. The Greater Glory of the New Covenant
2 Corinthians 7-11, 7 Now if the ministry that brought death, which was engraved in letters on stone, came with glory, so that the Israelites could not look steadily at the face of Moses because of its glory, transitory though it was, 8 will not the ministry of the Spirit be even more glorious? 9 If the ministry that brought condemnation was glorious, how much more glorious is the ministry that brings righteousness! 10 For what was glorious has no glory now in comparison with the surpassing glory. 11 And if what was transitory came with glory, how much greater is the glory of that which lasts!
2 Corinthians 16-18
16 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. 17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. 18 So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
Praying for you and your heart that is may be unveiled and that you catch a glimpse of God and the Love he has for you even though you do not believe.
Feel free to pray that my heart will be unveiled but according the 2 Corinthians 3:14-16ReplyDelete
14 But their minds were blinded: for until this day remaineth the same vail untaken away in the reading of the old testament; which vail is done away in Christ.
15But even unto this day, when Moses is read, the vail is upon their heart.
16Nevertheless when it shall turn to the Lord, the vail shall be taken away.
So God is purposely blinding me and until I believe in him he will continue to blind me from the very information that may make me believe in him in the first place. So it seems fruitless to try.