God Is Not Dead

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"God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him... What was holiest and most powerful of all that the world has yet owned has bled to death under our knives: who will wipe this blood off us?" Friedrich Nietzsche (In Die Fröhliche Wissenschaft, 1882)

“I am what I am” God

“In Him we live and move and have our being” Apostle Paul

It has happened since the birth of time. It happened when the Da Vinci code and the God delusion was published. It happened with Charles Darwin’s evolution theory… In fact, it happens every day in the lives of thousands of Christians and non- Christians: Doubting God.

Throughout mankind’s history, faith has been like a delicate butterfly that swirls and twirls amongst us. We see it,
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Friederich Nietzsche did not want to do this. He and many other people view it as a weakness to kneel and admit Someone you can’t see or prove as the Master of your life. It takes strength and courage to stand and be the lord of your own life, I agree. But- to admit your own weakness, your fragility- this takes greatness. To kneel and to trust is far more difficult. It takes great wisdom and openness of spirit to admit how small you are and to trust God- regardless of your fear.

I therefore say with great confidence: God is not dead. We do not wish to see Him. We deny the essence of His being- his endlessness. We close our hearts to His spirit. We try to make Him comprehendible and in doing that deny our own lack. We refuse to accept that which we cannot control. We define Him for ourselves to make it easier to trust Him. In doing all of this we often close our eyes to Him. But not acknowledging Him doesn’t cause Him to cease to exist. God is not


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