An atheist will tell you that Christians must have faith to believe in God. As an atheist, on the other hand, he has the scientific evidence on his side. There is no need for faith. Christians and Jews believe in God without evidence. That requires faith. An atheist has facts.
Is God Green? Photo by By Glen from United Kingdom John’s vision recorded in Revelation includes this picture of the end of time: The nations raged, but your wrath came, and the time for the dead to be judged, and for rewarding your servants, the prophets and saints, and those who
This is post 7 of 10 in the series “Romans 1” Life brings its own rewards We have been examining Paul’s discussion on worldview in Romans 1. We have seen the shifting of paradigms from the Judeo-Christian worldview to either pagan humanism or pagan animism. Because ideas have consequences, a
This is post 6 of 10 in the series “Romans 1” Humans will worship something … who or what will it be? In this series of posts we have been unpacking the truth of Romans 1:18-32. We have seen that humans reject the truth, even when God puts it right in
This is post 3 of 10 in the series “Romans 1” Answer: God’s invisible, moral character is revealed in His creation. Question: How can the invisible be visible? That’s where we ended last Thursday’s post. Since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities … have been clearly seen, Romans 1:19–20.
Dome of the Florence Cathedral by Brunelleschi (1438) who transformed the role and status of the architect. Photo by Bruce Stokes on Flickr In part 1 we wrote about architect Christopher Alexander who said that his half century as an architect and student of creation has persuaded him not only of God’s existence
Painting of Abraham’s Departure by József Molnár For he was looking forward to the city with foundations, whose architect and builder is God. At the end of history a city will arise whose Architect and Builder is God. The Creator who conceived, designed and built our earthly home, is also
Karl Marx There are no atheists, only idolaters. As is the custom at our Sunday worship, we recite the Nicene Creed – a statement of the orthodox faith crafted by early church fathers. The opening lines confess that We believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and
Is truth “made,” or is it discovered? Is history meaningless or purposeful? The current, global discussion of the nature of human sexuality, of marriage and family arises from two very different worldviews. One worldview sees truth as a social construct, the other sees truth as objective. One view regards human
On a recent morning I was reading Psalm 119 when verses 44-45 caught my attention. 44 I will always obey your law, for ever and ever. 45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. Springing from the “Enlightenment” of the West, much of the world uses