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The Christian Atheist

Atheism: the BELIEF that there is no God

Agnostic: the UNCERTAINTY of God

About 10% of people claim to be atheists

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no

God." They are corrupt, They have done abominable works, There is none who does good.

Psalm 14:1

The wicked in his proud countenance does not seek God; God is in none of his thoughts.

Psalm 10:4

Functional Atheism: the belief that

ultimate responsibility for everything rests with us

The fool says in his heart….”

Overt profession of faith

Practical lifestyle of atheism

We believe all things depend on us:

In our lives

"Therefore do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?’ For after all these things the Gentiles seek. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.”

Matthew 6:31-32

We believe all things depend on us:

In our church

So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase….For we are

God's fellow workers; you are God's field, you are God's building.

1 Corinthians 3:7,9

We do not consider judgment

"But I say to you that for every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment”

Matthew 12:36

(God) will render to each one according to his deeds

Romans 2:6

We have no fear of God

For if we sin willfully after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a certain fearful expectation of judgment, and fiery indignation which will devour the adversaries.

Hebrews 10:26-27

We believe God thinks like us:

Non-Christians who seek God

with a sincere heart, which would

be Gandhi….can be saved…”

Bill O’Reilly, April 25, 2011

We believe God thinks like us:

God won’t send good people to hell

God is not concerned with how we worship

God likes instrumental music

Placing God in Charge: II Corinthians 12

Placing God in Charge: II Corinthians 12

Learning the Fear of God:

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling;

Philippians 2:12

Placing God in Charge: II Corinthians 12

Learning the Fear of God: Philippians 2:12

Finding the Mind of God:

Be diligent to present yourself approved to

God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

2 Timothy 2:15

But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.

Revelation 21:8

Receiving the end of your faith--the salvation of your souls.

1 Peter 1:9

There is also an antitype which now saves us--baptism (not the removal of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God), through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

1 Peter 3:21

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