I love tough questions, and students who want to throw their “skeptical curveballs.” Sometimes a skeptic will present an objection with the thinking that there is no way it can be answered. Such was case with one of our students who shared with me that he was given such an objection from a fellow college student. The student’s objection was about believers worshiping an infinitely creative God went something like this: “Why should I worship a God who is self-centered and conceited, just because He created an entire Earth and universe just to sit around and worship Him?”
If we don’t afford ourselves to think deeply, that question would puzzle even mature believers. But have you ever thought about that question? Let’s dissect this objection shall we?
At face value, this sounds like a tough challenge. But there is a way to “defang” this objection by exposing two key misunderstandings. The first misunderstanding deals with the nature of God, and who God is. The second deals with the value of our worship. [Read more…]