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  • An Atheist In ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 26, 2010
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    An Atheist in Battle What the people in Gilead did in Judges 11:7 to Jephthah is what our nation has done to God. We only turn to Him when in distress. During the Korean War an atheist soldier was in a foxhole and bullets were flying above him. Some of his comrades were fallen in the field ...read more

  • A Brief Biography Of Karl ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2010
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    A Brief Biography of Karl Marx Back in the 1800’s there was a young man who had a profound sense of admiration for his father. His father saw to it that the life of the family revolved around the religious practices of their faith. In his teen years, however, the boy’s family was forced to move to ...read more

  • Nietzsche And Christians

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 6, 2010
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    NIETZSCHE AND CHRISTIANS Friedrich Nietzsche, the philosopher, said of Christians: "Look at whom they worship. Look at this God whom they worship. How foolish and imbecilic to follow one who died, and then to claim that that death is victory! There is foolishness and there is foolishness. ...read more

  • Spiritual Atheist?

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jul 27, 2010
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    SPIRITUAL ATHEIST? Let’s think about this. Good equals Godly? Good equals spiritual? How exactly does being good and being spiritual parallel? I give a man on the street a warm meal and a place to stay. That’s a good thing. How is giving a man a warm meal and a place to stay a spiritual ...read more

  • The Atheists And The Pharisees

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Oct 9, 2010
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    THE ATHEISTS AND THE PHARISEES He was wide eyed but unable to speak properly. The nurses told me that he did not have long to live. Brian (not his real name) was experiencing spasms of pain and shortness of breath. He was groaning, and looked weak, drawn and afraid. I offered to pray for him. I ...read more

  • Hawking Given A Research Position

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 23, 2010
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    HAWKING GIVEN A RESEARCH POSITION Stephen Hawking, the world’s most famous atheist, was welcomed last Sunday to a new research position in Waterloo by the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. "You could say he is drawing a picture of God," said Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty in his ...read more

  • Hope Needs A Foundation

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 22, 2010
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    HOPE NEEDS A FOUNDATION A little over a month before he died, the famous atheist Jean-Paul Sartre, when trying to resist strong feelings of despair, would often say to himself, "I know I shall die in hope." ...read more

  • Liberal, Missouri: A Town Of Atheists

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 18, 2011
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    LIBERAL, MISSOURI: A TOWN OF ATHEISTS There was an experiment in atheism here in the United States. Back in the 1800s, Liberal, Missouri decided to become completely atheistic. Religion was not allowed inside the city limits. No church could exist within the city and religious people were ...read more

  • Good Timing

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jun 22, 2011
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    GOOD TIMING Actress Shirley McLaine a new ager, was conducting one of her seminars at the Long Beach Arena teaching people about their own divinity. During the seminar, she had everyone light a candle. They turned off the lights so those candles could be seen shining in the dark. She said, "Just ...read more

  • Pagans' Leaves Us With Some Fascinating ...

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Aug 23, 2009
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    ‘Pagans’ leaves us with some fascinating possibilities. We must be careful not to read too much into it but touching down on the options opens our eyes to a different way of understanding ‘pagan’ language. Douglas Harper shows how in classical literature a pagan was a word used to refer to the ...read more

  • God Settles His Accounts  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 27, 2009
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    GOD SETTLES HIS ACCOUNTS An atheist farmer often ridiculed people who believed in God. He wrote the following letter to the editor of a local newspaper: "I plowed on Sunday, planted on Sunday, cultivated on Sunday, and hauled in my crops on Sunday; but I never went to church on Sunday. Yet I ...read more

  • Blasphemy Challenge  PRO

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Nov 12, 2009
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    BLASPHEMY CHALLENGE J. Michael Shannon tells how some young people put up a web site to encourage atheism. The site invited people to dare God to send them to hell. More than 400 young people took the challenge. People who took the challenge received a free copy of documentation that promotes ...read more

  • People Dare God To Send Them To ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 12, 2009
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    People Dare God to Send Them to Hell J. Michael Shannon tells how some young people put up a web site to encourage atheism. The site invited people to dare God to send them to hell. More than 400 young people took the challenge. People who took the challenge received a free copy of documentation ...read more

  • Easter In An Anti-God Rally

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Apr 14, 2010
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    EASTER IN AN ANTI-GOD RALLY During the early 1920's, a Communist leader named Nikolai Bukharin was sent from Moscow to Kiev to address an anti-God rally. For an hour, he abused and ridiculed the Christian faith until it seemed as if the whole structure of belief was in ruins. Then questions were ...read more

  • C.l. Bremer, An Atheist Turned Christian, Was ...

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Jul 26, 2008
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    C.L. Bremer, an atheist turned Christian, was once asked, "How much do you know about God?" to which he responded, "I know very little about God, but ...read more

  • South Park: God's Authority

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Feb 15, 2009
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    SOUTH PARK: GOD'S AUTHORITY The hostile atheists do not want to admit that God is Creator because such an admission would give God authority over their lives. They would rather serve chance so that all experience is relative and so that there are no absolutes-—except perhaps, their certainty ...read more

  • Athiesm On Campus

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Feb 18, 2009
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    ATHIESM ON CAMPUS 70-75% of Christian youth leave the church after high school. Intellectual skepticism is one of the major reasons they walk away. Most Christian students are unequipped to resist rabidly anti-Christian college professors who are intent on converting their students to atheism. ...read more

  • 3-D Theology

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Feb 20, 2009
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    3-D THEOLOGY When people like Christopher Hitchens and Richard Dawkins claim that they can prove that God doesn’t exist, they are making an arrogant mistake. Pardon me while I draw an example from modern animation. When I was a child, the most glorious cartoons were 2-dimensional animations ...read more

  • The Aged Atheist  PRO

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Mar 29, 2009
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    Dr. Jess Moody once wrote with biting sarcasm, "What do aged atheists have to talk about, as they sit around waiting to die? Do they discuss the legacy of morality, decency, integrity, and spiritual sensitivity they have given to their children? Or the good atheism has done the world: the ...read more

  • The Other 19 Percent

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 9, 2009
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    THE OTHER 19 PERCENT Even if they’re unsure of it, most people want to believe in Heaven, and most people have some concept of it. TIME took a poll 10 years ago, and 81% of the people they surveyed said they believed in the existence of Heaven, where people lived forever with God after they ...read more