Why use Bible verses to explain things to nonbelievers?

Fellows, Why, when someone who isn't a believer asks a question regarding faith, do you use Bible verses immediately to make a point? If they are a non-believer, they won't believe in the Bible or any other religious text, so what is the point of STARTING with verses? This is a tactic that I think is... show more Fellows,

Why, when someone who isn't a believer asks a question regarding faith, do you use Bible verses immediately to make a point? If they are a non-believer, they won't believe in the Bible or any other religious text, so what is the point of STARTING with verses? This is a tactic that I think is somewhat ignorant- why debate using only quotes from something that they deem illogical? Why not first convince them to believe by other means, then, once they believe in the Bible, use verses to back things up?

Please clarify why you use verses on non-believers.
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