Is faith in God blind? Four ways to reason with atheists
by Vince Vitale
When I was young, I thought faith had to be blind. I thought you couldn’t give reasons for God. I thought belief was something you simply had or you didn’t. I didn’t become a Christian until university, and that was partly because, for the first time in my life, friends were able to show me that their faith was not blind – that they had strong reasons for believing in God.
Admittedly, Christianity asks us to believe some extraordinary things: the entire universe was created by an invisible, immaterial being; that being then intricately designed the universe, so that human life would be possible; then that being came and lived among us as a human being, he died, and three days later he literally physically rose from the grave, and then for weeks afterwards he appeared to hundreds of people.
Christianity makes some big claims but here’s a phrase I want you to remember…