The Devil and Jesus.

I asked you how it works.
If you can't answer that - or the priest/rabbi/minister/imam can't answer it, or refuses to answer it, or chooses to respond only to the corollary as you just did, one might have reason to question whether they know what they're talking about - any of what they talk about.
For example, how would the god's earthly representative know that
As long as there's a sufficient number of ''believers '' the the priests and other ''earthly representatives' will ply their censer smoke and mirrors polished gold.
I asked the question about ''testing'' because I was going along with their own idea to see if Bowser believes there's something in it.