reConstructing Faith with Mat Koenig

Mat Koenig

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Genesis 8 - Is God Your God Even When You Aren't In The Storm?
Oct 11 2022
Genesis 8 - Is God Your God Even When You Aren't In The Storm?
Is God your God all the time?  I've heard it said that everyone becomes a believer in God when they're on their death bed and there are stories of many well-known atheists who had a change of heart on their deathbed (see below quotes) but how do we treat God while we are alive?  That's what I'm digging into this morning.  I am not affiliated with the site, I am just sharing quotes they published that I found worthwhile to share]  Voltaire famous anti-christian atheist: “I am abandoned by God and man; I will give you half of what I am worth if you will give me six months’ life.” (He said this to Dr. Fochin, who told him it could not be done.) “Then I shall die and go to hell!” (His nurse said: “For all the money in Europe I wouldn’t want to see another unbeliever die! All night long he cried for forgiveness.”)  Thomas Hobbs political philosopher “I say again, if I had the whole world at my disposal, I would give it to live one day. I am about to take a leap into the dark.”  Sir Francis Newport, the head of an English Atheist club to those gathered around his deathbed: “You need not tell me there is no God for I know there is one, and that I am in His presence! You need not tell me there is no hell. I feel myself already slipping. Wretches, cease your idle talk about there being hope for me! I know I am lost forever! Oh, that fire! Oh, the insufferable pangs of hell! …Oh, that I could lie for a thousand years upon the fire that is never quenched, to purchase the favor of God and be united to Him again. But it is a fruitless wish. Millions and millions of years will bring me no nearer the end of my torments than one poor hour. Oh, eternity, eternity forever and forever!, Oh, the insufferable pangs of Hell!”  Want access to our newest book? Text the word: LOVE To the number: 1-833-981-0002 And we'll get you on the updates list! *standard messaging rates apply  Tune in every week for Bible study live with Mat Koenig on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch   Prefer video? Watch and Listen on Spotify at   Watch on YouTube at   Learn more about Mat Koenig at www.MatKoenig.com   #LoveGodLoveOthers #TheWay #Jesus #God #LoveWins #blessed #Inspiration #Motivation #Joy #Peace #revival #housechurch  #reconstructingFaith #christianity #christianitytoday #reformation #orthodoxy #christianitypost #christianity101 #progressive #christianityquotes #biblicalchristianity #christianmemes #deconstruction ** Affiliate Disclaimer: Some of the links listed go to my websites and some are affiliate links which may generate me a sales commission if you make a purchase. --- Send in a voice message: