The world today has been entertained to the thought that there is a possibility of freedom from truth. Scores everyday are been lured daily that they can live free from the reality of a deity. Many have received this thought with great enthusiasm since it is palpable that man is always seeking freedom. Religion has been like a burden to many people today. It is a burden because people do not want to be mastered by absolute ethics and absolute Truth. There are people who would rather peg on relativity other than on the absoluteness of truth. The fact that religion advocates on absolute truth makes some people uncomfortable with pegging their ethos on such a truth.
This is evident by the rise of many people professing a disbelief in any deity. This thought has been shared by many people who are arguing that religion is actually behind all the atrocities of the world. How old is religion? The truth about religion is that it is as old as the human race. Any human race that has ever lived whether their history is documented or not, has always had a religion. The fact that this good people claiming to be atheists are advocating for a new way of life and a ‘peace’ does not make their widely shared opinion true. The human race must be made aware that every brilliant thought will not always represent truth. In the Christian Bible, Paul one of the prominent apostles predicted such a rise of this men and women who would still deny Gods existence. They would do this even though they have the truth before their very eyes. They would insist on having their way (Romans 1: 18 The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness, 19 since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them. 20 For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.21 For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened. NIV) According to many atheists, they contend there is a better and peaceful world without religion. This is quite a brilliant thought. Continue reading