You should never be surprised by your own capacity to be deceived, because there is only one reason that unbelievers don't know God and it is because they are self-deceived in and with their own unbelieving mind. They are unbelieving when they should be believing. They look towards the sky for god, when He can only be known to exist and occur where all truth and reality exists and occurs; and that's in and with a believing mind. Since outside of a believing mind nothing can be known to occur or exist. God does not hide or dwell in physicality, but God can only be known to exist and occur in a believing being. Look from within your OWN believing mind, because that's the ONLY way and place His truth and reality can be experienced.