January 01, 2020
For thousands of years, man has sought to come up with a theory that explains the creation of the world. Many men have tried to do this with God out of the equation. This simply cannot be done, because it did not happen that way. This is why every theory that excludes God simply doesn’t work. Our best thoughts of a God-less creation fall woefully short.Here is the testimony of God to us:
Genesis 1:1: In the beginning GOD created the heavens and the earth.
Genesis 2:1: Thus the heavens and the earth were completed, and all their hosts.
God did this, and God did it perfectly and completely. In the middle of this day-by-day description of God’s creative burst there are little statements like this ...
Genesis 1:16: He made the stars also.
Scientists cannot come up with any viable explanation of the star’s creation and the complexity of this one little sentence. They have no good estimate of how many billions of stars there are (perhaps innumerable trillions) because of the limitations of our abilities to measure. Do a little search on this through the scientist’s writings and you will find a massive disparity, because they simply cannot know.
You can try to wish away God if you want, to your detriment. Or, you can let the beauty, perfection, and overwhelming complexity of God’s creation awe you into greater love and faith in Him. Instead of trying to exalt yourself and your knowledge, you can admit God’s existence and power and that He is greater than man and is, indeed, the One who even created us.
Such a God should be surrendered to and worshiped. It’s your choice. But I gladly, and gratefully, choose the latter.
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November 24, 2020
All of us appreciate a good accounting system, even if we are not the ones administering it. You are grateful when you go to a store, that they will only charge you what is advertised. In business, you want to know how things will be recorded and have a clear understanding of what will be done, particularly when it’s your money that is involved.
God has an accounting system and Paul, when finally enlightened, realized that it was completely opposite of what he had operated under for years.
November 20, 2020
November 18, 2020
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ. (Ephesians 1:3)
Do you realize what God has done for you in Christ? Notice the three uses of "bless" in the verse above. Paul blesses God because he has blessed us with every spiritual blessing.