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Does God really exist?

(Every day on Thursday, soon after the 13.00 hours Main News, I do a brief commentary on social issues affecting the nation on Radio Christian Voice in Zambia. I have decided to blog these commentaries here for the benefit of a wider audience. Here is the 8th one this year.)

I hear that a Zambian in Livingstone who is calling himself an atheist is challenging Christians to a debate on the existence of God. He wants us to prove that God exists. He reminds me of a philosopher called Mercutio who used to issue out similar challenges.

I normally do not spend time on such matters because the Bible does not try to prove the existence of God. It simply says in Genesis 1:1, “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” So, why should I spend my time doing what the Bible does not do?

Also, when I became a Christian, no one proved to me the existence of God. I knew he existed instinctively. I was taught the evolutionary theory throughout my school days but somehow even as a child I…