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Imagine you are an atheist for one day

humble soul

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Just so we understand how they think and feel.

No need to pray ( some might think that's one less chore you have to worry about)
You are in charge. The buck stops with you. You take full responsibility for what happens in your life.
You stop worrying about the next life. Because now you only have one life.
This life becomes even more important then?
Do you try to maximise pleasure? Is money more important? Status?
Your legacy? Is how people remember you all that matters?
What is your compass now? Your mind? Your thoughts?
Are you more relaxed or more nervous?
 

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When I was an unbeliever, life was good, so I thought. But as I got older I began to question the purpose of my life. Why was I born? Why do I have life at all? What happens when I die? Questions like these began to gnaw at me. If when I die I just disappear into nothingness, what purpose does my life serve? Finding a relationship with the Creator has given me answers to some of these questions or at least given me a sense of purpose.
 

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Atheists can still be moral decent people. We Christians sometimes forget that. What's their morality based on ?
Are they former Christians who studied the commandments?
Are humans just naturally moral?
We learn morality from our parents and teachers at school. But who taught them?
Have humans always been naturally moral?
The Israelites who fled from Egypt then worshipped party God Baal. They don't seem naturally moral. They needed the law.
 

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Jordan Peterson talks about chaos and structure. Those Israelites needed structure. We all need structure don't we? Even we rebel. We need something to rebel against.
The commandments were a solution to moral chaos. Moral decadence .
One priest called the commandments "trainer wheels." We need trainer wheels until we get the point that morality is about respect for life and living things. Until Jesus simplified it .
 

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Not possible, I've always known there is a God, haven't always wanted there to be a God.

For atheists while they are moral responsible people in being so they are hypocrites.
They have no basis for morality, no reason to be moral and yet I have been shamed by the standards of atheists I've worked with.


Ever asked why they blaspheme so enthusiastically? They don't know why.


Purpose in living, all they can say is to have children, be happy.

It is a chasing after the wind.
 
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