Time is not forever

"In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth."  Gen 1:1 As I said in the last post, I want to discuss the nature of time.  The meaning and nature of time cannot be ascertained directly from any empirical evidence, therefore we must look at it's attributes and through examining what we know of time, and what the scriptures tell us, we can determine quite a bit about what time actually is.  Time is part of the creation of all things.   Let's look at the very first verse in the very Read more [...]

Cafeteria God

"Thus says the LORD: 'Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD who practices steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth. For in these things I delight, declares the LORD.'"  Jer 9:23-24 I love buffets.  I like going to restaurants that allow me to select the food I want, in the quantities I want, and go back Read more [...]

Comparing Ourselves to Others

"But as it is, God arranged the members in the body, each one of them, as he chose." 1 Cor 12:18. One of the most prevalent questions, asked in many forms but with the same basic meaning, is 'Why did God make me or put me in a situation like this?'  We may not verbalize this to others, it just may be in our thoughts.  Irregardless, the desire is the same.  There are two ways to look at this question, either "My life is awful and I wish God would make my life like so-and-so's" or "My life is Read more [...]