According to King David, the mantra of the fool is that there is no God. While that sounds like a harsh statement (for we've all known intelligent people who claimed atheism or agnosticism), have you ever paused to think about it in depth? After all, Romans tells us that we're all born with a knowledge of God and with a so-called "God-shaped hole" in our lives that can only be filled with one thing. Being that God created us with an inner longing for Him, it's not not surprising that so many people recognize the need for at least some recognition of a great being in their lives. This recognition often causes people to turn to other potential gods (such as transcendental meditation, Buddhism, etc.), but there is an obvious need in the human soul for God. Only a fool could deny that longing and need, and only a fool could be so arrogant as to think that he is the greatest thing that ever set foot on the earth. The fool claims there is no God because he has ignored the deepest longings of his soul – he has turned off his heart.
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Seth is a pastor, author, and speaker who lives in Batesville, Indiana. He is married to Kari, and they have two daughters, Madelyn and Noelle.