Tag: creation

What Has Existed Will Be

Whatever exists now has already been, and whatever will be has already been; for God will seek to do again what has occurred in the past. I saw something else on earth: In the placeContinue reading

God’s Work, Man’s Work

What benefit can a worker gain from his toil? I have observed the burden that God has given to people to keep them occupied. God has made everything fit beautifully in its appropriate time, butContinue reading

Man’s Influence on the Creation

How strongly can humans influence God’s creation? Our possible influence over the creation has become a serious and contentious matter. The implications of how we answer the question might well significantly impact our quality ofContinue reading

The Peril of Science and Technology

Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up (1 Corinthians 8:1). Our society tells itself a comforting story of progress: people consider the many scientific and technological advancements over the past three hundred years and tendContinue reading

The Promise of Science and Technology

For most of human history, the experience and quality of life generally remained static over generations. Rulers and empires would come and go; humans might come upon an innovation or two; nevertheless, people would generallyContinue reading

Domination Versus Stewardship

And God blessed them: and God said unto them, “Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of theContinue reading

You Shall Be As God

And the serpent said unto the woman, “Ye shall not surely die: for God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as God,Continue reading

Man, Minute and Majestic

When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers / The moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained What is man, that thou art mindful of him? / And the son of man,Continue reading

Quietly Waiting for the Day

YHWH had spoken; His Day would soon come upon His people and upon the world. Habakkuk would now sing and wait. Habakkuk had complained to YHWH regarding the injustice pervasive in the land of IsraelContinue reading