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Powerful Words of an Atheist

After publicly admitting, “I know there’s no god,” the magician Penn Jillette goes on to say, “I don’t respect people who don’t proselytize; I don’t respect that at all. If you believe that there’s a heaven and hell, and people could be going to hell or not getting eternal life or whatever, and you think that it’s not really worth telling them because it would make it socially awkward, how much do you have to hate somebody to not proselytize? How much do you have to hate somebody to believe that everlasting life is possible and not tell them that?” Penn continues with a great analogy to illustrate his point: “If I believed beyond a shadow of a doubt that...

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Who inspires you? Who inspired people thousands of years ago?

A person who lived sometime between the 10th and 6th centuries B.C. wrote this proverb: Proverbs 30:4 Who has gone up to heaven and come down? Whose hands have gathered up the wind? Who has wrapped up the waters in a cloak? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is the name of his son? Surely you know! --It is amazing that the Old Testament (OT) writers spoke about the Son of God, Jesus, even though Jesus had not yet walked the planet? How could the Old Testament writers have thought to write this...if it wasn't for God inspiring them!?! And this is only one of hundreds of prophetic messages! No wonder Jesus said (in John...

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