16/06/2014 11:13 BST | Updated 16/06/2014 11:59 BST

Ricky Gervais Had A Conversation With God On Twitter, And It Went Like This

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Ricky Gervais attends the Novak Djokovic Foundation 2nd Annual Gala, on Tuesday September, 10, 2013, in New York City. (Photo by Ben Hider/Invision)

It all began on Father's Day. In the red corner was Ricky Gervais - actor, comedian and atheist. In the blue corner was God. Or at least His representative on Twitter, @TheTweetOfGod.

Gervais kicked things off with a question for the big guy:

Four minutes later, God tweeted:

And then (in a tweet since deleted):

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To which Gervais replied:

Gervais's thoughts then turned to the World Cup. Specifically, England's defeat to Italy on Saturday night:

Which drew this response from His Almighty (which has also since been deleted. Surely He's not embarrassed about the exchange?!):

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And then Gervais moved on to music. Specifically, the music of Kiss:

Over to you, God:

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Gervais posed one more question:

But He fell silent.

Still, Gervais was delighted with the exchange:

And in one final response to this tweet....

...even appeared converted:

Well, possibly.