When David penned the words, “When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers,
the moon and the stars…(Psalm 8:3),” he did not know just how big those dots of light in the night sky were. Galileo had not yet used the telescope to observe the sky.
Are human beings generally good or generally evil? How we answer that question affects how we view ourselves, view others, rear our children, and even how governments are formed? Continue reading
The Bible begins with the words, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth (Genesis 1:1).” It is difficult to imagine nothing: no white room, no bright light, just nothing. Whether over seven literal days or through some instantaneous initiatory event, like a big bang, the Bible affirms that God spoke all creation into existence. Every star in the sky, celestial satellite, atom, molecule, tree leaf, and toenail resulted from God’s creative act. Continue reading
Abraham Kuyper, former prime minister of the Netherlands, once said, “…there is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human life of which Christ, Who is sovereign over all, does not cry: ‘Mine!’” Continue reading