A Question I Was Asked:



Aren't You a Propagandist?








I read where you accused Dawkins of being a "propagandist." But surely you also use propaganda. Has not your fervent belief in the Scriptures caused you to use propaganda to support Christianity?



UK Apologetics Reply:

Let us define that word 'propaganda.'

Propaganda meaning:

information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view. For instance,
"he was charged with distributing enemy propaganda."
Synonyms: information, promotion, advertising, advertisement, publicity, advocacy.

Okay, I admit it, I am a pro-Christian propagandist! But I do it for a worthy and Godly cause. I want to bring people into a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ; I want them to understand the incredible things we are all offered through Christ. So I employ propaganda, but it is in the services of the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ! I use propaganda for Christianity but people like Richard Dawkins use propaganda for atheism. But my propaganda does not mean that I distort the truth, I uphold the truth, I seek it out in every possible uninspected corner. I believe that truth is an eternal matter, not adjustable according to one's liberality or 'viewpoint.' I do not support Moral Relativism. Moral Relativism is the view that moral judgements are true or false only relative to some particular standpoint (for instance, that of a culture or a historical period) and that no standpoint is uniquely privileged over all others. It teaches that there are no eternal truths; Christians are bound to disagree with that. Ultimately, truth may only be found in Jesus Christ and His message. John 14:6.

I say, believe in God because - like it or not - we are all accountable to Him; moreover, this life is not all there is, there is an Eternal Life available with glorious promises and God freely offers these things to true believers. On the other hand, Mr Dawkins says, there is no God and no hope; evolution is all there is and it is pointless, random and utterly meaningless; morality doesn't mean anything; your own conscience does not mean anything; there is just life and death, nothing more. On a personal level I don't judge this man but, in my opinion, he has allowed himself to become an ambassador for atheism (which, by the way, he makes a lot of money from with his book sales). Sure, he has done it in ignorance but he should have known better:

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. (Romans 1:18-21).

Robin A. Brace. October 15th, 2017.

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