What majesty, exquisite design,
perfect timing, atomic precision,
ordered movements, obvious purpose!

Only God could dream and make
a world, a universe like this!
In it he placed humanity.

Our point of contact, verdant garden,
optimum space to seek the Lord!
Praise and honor belong to him!

The author of this misinformed article concludes:

Is this an argument for doing without Bibles? Of course not. But it might encourage us to think a little harder about the other ways in which God speaks to us and builds up his people, and it might stop us being too hard on those who don’t find Bible reading easy. God will always bless those who seek him, and he doesn’t always need a book to do so.

So how does the author explain the deep knowledge that Israel had of God’s word? Continue reading

What future is there for us, O man of sin?
What world create to last beyond desire?
What force produce to resist that certain doom?
Between us can we find eternal room?

But for a fleeting time our pleasures last,
So soon do passions die, our shameful past
A shadow, our present but a lightning flash —
For lack of air is doused our flickering flame. Continue reading

What to do when differences arise between followers of Christ? Continue following Christ!

Therefore, accept one another, even as Christ has also accepted you, for the glory of God.
Rom 15.7 JRM

To accept means to receive, welcome, regard as worthy of fellowship and working together, in spite of failings and personal differences. Paul has used the word already twice before, in Rom 14.1,3. Paul uses it of Philemon’s acceptance of Onesimus, Phile 17. Continue reading