Continuing with the point of my previous post about how evil it is, to exchange the truth for a Lie…Â Dawkins #Memified Atheists ‘deliberately alter truth’
I first want to thank my atheist friend who inspired my post. She knows who she is… she was actually just one of the last of many with the same challenges. If it weren’t for her and those who are like her, I might not appreciate as much how very thankfulÂ I am forÂ truth and love in God’s Word.. Ms. Memified as I will call her (so as not add to her embarrassment on Twitter) may have intended to change my thinking but actually helped prove that what I believe is more true than ever.
Anyone or anything that challenges us to examine what is true, honorable, righteous, pure, lovely, excellent or worthy of praise is a worthwhile endeavor IF it is done with respect, reasonableness and integrity. After all, iron sharpens iron… and sometimes sparks fly. But if the grinding wheel throws some sparks on the way to a sharpened tool, the process is beneficial,
I took herÂ meme and examinedÂ it point by point — dissected the atheistic claims with the sword of truth. To see if something is true, examine it with something that you know is true…the BIBLE! God never changes and His Word helps us rightly divide the truth.
Here is the result:
WHY I CREDIT THIS POST TO AN ATHEIST: Â It’s a story of an atheist showing me what happens when one exchanges truth for lies.
This one particular female came at me after I posted numerous Twitter posts about the good news and joy of resurrection of Jesus.Â She started out saying Jesus never even existed. Okay so maybe she was just ignorant. But seriously, who hasn’t heard of Jesus Christ whether a believer or not? Â Then she asked me if I read the Bible because she has done extensive study of the Bible herself. To which the glaring contradiction prompted me to ask her “How is it that you say that you have studied the Bible intensely and yet you say that Jesus [central figure of the ENTIRE Bible] never existed?’ She didn’t answer that one, but diverted and chastised.
Experience has demonstrated there is an observable general #God-hater #Angry-athiest mode that some emotionally charged atheists reliably demonstrate. They typically ask “loaded” questions and grow angry very quickly. Some of the characteristic behaviors I have experienced could be summarized in a unified caricature as follows: Â “I’m just gonna hate anything relating to God and demand you prove stuff to me…Right NOW!!!!!!!…and you can’t use the Bible… oh and I will alternate between ignoring any other truths outside of the Bible if they don’t agree with MY version of truth…after all truth is relative… there is not absolute truth. “You do know you are being condescending, don’t you?” Â I will just deny or berate opposition or correctionÂ [criticism is theirÂ strong speciality] and pass my judgments [emotionally laden, fact-void] of being fiction, nonexistent, false, hateful, cruel to children, demeaning to women, enslavementÂ orÂ further assign various accusations as they occur to me.”
InterestingÂ how the accusers demand IÂ answer THEIRÂ questions and then proceed to get pissy as the truth doesn’t work with their agenda. Many are also extremely impatient. Watch and see how many become angry accusersÂ in about 3 tweets. Predictibly, theyÂ have repeatedly said: “You haven’t answered my question” “You are ignoring the question” “You can’t answer the question; it’s too hard for you.” Etc, Etc. Â It really is a facinating study of human behavior of the Godless.
Another common observable behavior is the frequent complaining and attacking people instead of issues. If someone presents an idea that they don’t agree with or prefer, watch what happens. It is a truthful statement: “if you want to see the real character of an individual, just say ‘no’ or deny him something and watch what happens.” Â What has this experience revealed about the general #AngryAtheist?Â Â TypicallyÂ they turn a full assault on the person as stupid, cruel, or a liar. It’s yet another living example of the depravity of man who is dead in his sin.
Really it all boils down to not having LOVE of God or others. To be clear,Â I am not speaking of the “feeling” or “emotion” of love. Â I have to clarify that because so many people today are “feelings” and emotionally driven rather than principle driven and feeling experiencing. Rather I am referring to having the love we were designed by God to have and express. A powerful force that unites and grows in beauty, joy and hope. An active and powerful force that is the best there is. Love is a choice. To have or reject. Give or receive. Love is valuing others and caring for them and even being willing to suffer and die for them.
Anyway, back to the credited atheist: I was answering Ms. Memified’s questions, but growing more concerned she was appearingÂ as though sheÂ wasn’t genuinely interested in the truth at all. Especially after sayingÂ she extensively studied the Bible yet she was isÂ Jesus-denying and God-accusing. Can there be aÂ greater dichotomy of mindset or worldview?.
I was thinking it might be time to leave her as one who has aÂ reprobate mind. I was going elsewhere when this one #meme she sent caught my eye. It said ** “Biblical Ways To Kill Children” and “What God Thinks of Children” and then listed several Bible verse references beside a number of claims of “methods” for killing children. Â [addressed above]
At first glance I could recognize the lying summations. However,Â Â it was the number of totally WRONG BIBLE VERSESÂ she cited and the misinterpretations that wereÂ glaringly obvious! The very first one about tying stones around children necks and drowning them was a loud alarm. Could an assumed intelligent person really believe that parents should eat their children.Â What?! IF she is such a profoundly studious examiner of the Bible that she claims she is, WHYÂ is she sending out this garbage dumpster full of lies about Bible Scripture?!
That degree of shocking behavior is what prompted this post. So you see I do owe it to an atheist.
If #memified and #angryÂ #atheistsÂ have gotten these few verses so abhorrently wrong . . . and uses these lies as their basis for knowledge and understanding … where are they headed? and what good is there?