Another Atheist Who Found God

“Being an atheist must be like living in a closed cell with no windows” – Anthony Hopkins.

If you are a movie enthusiast, I am sure you have heard about the name, Anthony Hopkins. But if you haven’t, a simple check on Wikipedia will convince you that he is not a man of mean achievements in the movie industry.

Let’s take a little peep:

“Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins CBE is a Welsh actor, director, and producer. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992, and was nominated three additional times. Hopkins has also won three BAFTAs, two Emmys, and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. In 1993, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts.”

Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins. Photo Credit: CBN News

According to a report monitored via Godupdates, “Anthony Hopkins is one of the most well-known actors of our time. For years, he was a well-known atheist, too. But all of that changed when a woman at an AA meeting challenged his disbelief with one simple question… “Why don’t you trust God?“”

It was the expression, “For years, he was a well-known atheist” that first caught my attention. But I’m glad to learn that all that has changed.

You must now use the word “former” atheist when referring to Hopkins, because he has become a firm believer in the existence of God.

Not only that, he now “lives out his real life with Christ in his heart. He’s been an atheist before finding God and now he just feels sorry for atheists, comparing a life of disbelief to “living in a closed cell with no windows.”

Sir Hopkins’s transformation and conversion from atheism to Christianity began with his positive response to that question, “Why don’t you trust God?” at a time he was dealing with alcoholism.

A reputable source has it that,”miraculously Anthony says the craving to drink was taken from him, “never to return again.” And he’s believed in God ever since, working day after day, year after year, to grow in his faith.”

In the end, he not only got helped with overcoming the spirit of alcoholism which had bedeviled him, he transformed from being a man who didn’t believe that God exists to one that now affirms that He does.

“When asked in a CNN interview with Piers Morgan if he believed in God, former-atheist Anthony Hopkins replied wholeheartedly, “Yes, I do. I do.”

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What do you think?

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9 thoughts on “Another Atheist Who Found God

  1. Bruce 31/05/2019 / 6:03 pm

    I didn’t know that Victor and I’m so glad to hear it. Thank you for letting us know. Grace and blessings my friend.

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      • Bruce 31/05/2019 / 10:01 pm

        That’s someone else making that statement, not Anthony, where as in the link I sent you there is a video where he speaks for himself. You could be correct Victor, it just would be nice to hear Anthony make a definitive statement.

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        • VictorsCorner 01/06/2019 / 8:43 am

          Oh so sorry, I only read the text and I didn’t watch the video in that link ( I will have to do that now).

          To be honest, i’ll be sad if I learn that he doesn’t yet have a firm believe in Christ or has not accepted him as Lord and Saviour. Actually, that is the crux of the matter, because believing that God exists is not what brings salvation. But having faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Thanks Bruce for the clarification.

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