Daily Archives: Saturday, 25 October, 2008

I often agree with atheists…

…though not necessarily in a way they seem to expect.

In a campaign started by the British Humanist Association, London’s buses will soon carry a slogan proclaiming There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.

I agree.

They are right—there’s no God whose very presence sets us to worrying and stops us enjoying life. But the god they are protesting against doesn’t exist. The God and Father of Jesus sets people free, and brings new life into being. This God welcomes prodigals home and throws a party. There is a God who saves us from worrying and frees us to enjoy life.

Why do atheists protest against such a dreary god? What a sorry waste of time!

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