I don't even really believe there are atheists. they just don't want to be told what to do. but the Bible does say, "the fool says in his heart, "there is no God." (Psalm 14:1a). but, not believing in God is like, me not believing in microwaves. they exist, I just refuse to use em.
when Jesus walked the planet, even the demons knew who the power of Jesus. Luke 8:31 -32: "&they begged Jesus repeatedly not to order them to go into the Abyss. a large herd of pigs was feeding there on the hillside. the demons begged Jesus to let them go into the pigs &he gave them permission."
James 2:19: "you believe there is 1 God. good ! even the demons believe that &shudder."
my home's in heaven; just travelin' through the world -Billy Graham
as rain &snow come down from heaven, &don't return to it w/o watering Earth &making it bud &flourish, so that it yields seed for sower &bread for eater, so is my word that goes out from my mouth: it will not return to me empty, but accomplish what i desire &achieve the purpose for which i sent it.
out of love for the truth &the desire to bring it to light -95 theses, 1517.
if there are words for Him then, I don't have them. you see my brain has not yet reached a point where it could form a thought that could adequately describe the greatness of my God. &my voice is so inhibited, restrained by human limits, that it's hard to even sing a praise up. my God: unsearchable yet knowable. indefinable, yet approachable. indescribable, yet personal.
when the world shook &the sun was wiped out of heaven, it was not at the crucifixion, but at the cry from cross: the cry which confessed that God was forsaken of God (Matt: 27:46) &now let the revolutionists choose a creed from all creeds &a god from all gods of the world, carefully weighing all gods of inevitable recurrence &of unalterable power. they will not find another god who has himself been in revolt. nay (the matter grows too difficult for human speech), but let the atheists themselves choose a god. they will find only 1 divinity who ever uttered their isolation; only 1 religion in which God seemed for an instant to be an atheist. -GKC. †