Archive for April, 2012
Short Comings of Evolution
Last Monday’s blog talked about how evolution and the Bible just can’t mix. There is no theologically way to make the two be harmonious. So that leaves us with two options: The Bible is false and evolution is true, or the Bible is true and evolution is false. There is no middle ground. There is good news: The Bible is the infallible word of God and evolution is a man-made creation.
Working Hard or Hardly Working?
I don’t know what it is that makes people want to be better. There are so many reasons that we could simply live, and try to survive each day, without being the best that we can possibly be. Why can’t we be satisfied with being good enough to pass a class? Or being good enough to earn a decent paycheck? But most of us don’t stop at these benchmarks. There is something in us that strives for perfection, despite the cold hard fact that we are without a doubt unable to attain it. So what’s the big deal? Where am I going with this?
We live in a dog eat dog society, anything is allowed as long as it gets you to the top, because everyone wants to be successful, to be that guy driving the nice car wearing the nice suit. However, the problem with our view on acquiring such success is that we believe that there are no moral bounds in things like politics.
So, what motivates us to break our moral core?
The answer is obvious– the love of money. More…
Most Christians you talk to believe that Evolution and the Bible are harmonious with each other. However, most Christians don’t know the implications of believing in Evolution and the Bible. Specifically, belief in the Bible and evolution presents serious theological issues. On top of that, the two don’t fit harmoniously at all. How well they fit is about how well a square peg fits in a circular hole.
Once upon a time, there lived a little girl, a princess. She had a beautiful home, and her Father loved her more than she could ever comprehend. In fact, she had such a microscopic idea of how much her Father loved her, she thought that He was trying to keep her from experiencing all the fun stuff, the stuff all the other princes and princesses were doing. She was jealous of the others, and she wanted to be able to have fun just like them.
So one day, More…
1 Peter 1:6-7 In this you will greatly rejoice, though now for A LITTLE WHILE you may suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These come to you so that you can have faith of greater worth than gold which perishes even though refined by fire.
WHAT? Rejoice in grief! Embrace a trial? Are you kidding me?
Although, even a few long-time Christians seemed to have difficulty answering that question. Realizing this, I wanted to share with you readers some of the things that we talked about.