Atheist Dialogue on Morality

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I’ve been performing a minor thought experiment wherein an Atheist character embraces the “mass delusion” of religion for pragmatic reasons. The following is a dialogue I’ve been fiddling with between this character – Atheomoros – and two of his atheist friends regarding shared morality and its value to society. In particular, he favors the Christian moral code and attempts to make a case for adopting it whether you believe in Christ or not.

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2 Timothy 1

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. ContentsPassageAnalysisGreeting from a Father to a SonGenerations of FaithThe spirit of fearSuffering for the FaithOnesiphorus, the “bringer of profit”Let us Pray Passage Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, according to the promise of life which is […]

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1 Timothy 6

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. ContentsPassageAnalysisMasters and ServantsGodliness and ProfanityThe Love of MoneyFight the good fightFinal Instructions to the RichConclusionLet us Pray Passage Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and […]

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1 Timothy 5

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. ContentsPassageAnalysisRespectWidowsOrders for the ChurchOrders for TimothyLeaders and FollowersLet us Pray Passage  Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren; 2 The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity. 3 Honour widows […]

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1 Timothy 4

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. ContentsPassageAnalysisSeducing Spirits and Doctrines of DevilsReceiving GiftsWorldly WisdomLabors in GodlinessLet us Pray Passage Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; 2 Speaking lies in […]

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1 Timothy 3

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. ContentsPassageAnalysisTo Be a BishopTo Be a DeaconWhyThe Mystery of GodlinessLet us Pray Passage This is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of […]

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I Timothy 2

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Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. ContentsRecapPassageAnalysisExhortation to PrayerRegarding God’s Will on SalvationOne God, One MediatorIn Christ Alone are we OrdainedWomen in the ChurchLet us Pray Recap Paul is writing these letters to his student and close friend Timothy, who is a Greek raised understanding the Jewish […]

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I Timothy 1

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Here we begin our study of Saint Paul’s teachings to Timothy, a preacher and devoted follower of our Lord Jesus Christ

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Deliberately Causing Brethren to Stumble

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Romans Chapter 14 speaks a great deal about the lengths to which we ought to go to protect our brethren from stumbling and being shaken in faith. This echoes Jesus’ condemnation, when he says, “But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone […]

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