Tag: life

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

A Time For Everything

For everything there is an appointed time, and an appropriate time for every activity on earth: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uprootContinue reading

Striving After Wind

I, the Teacher, have been king over Israel in Jerusalem. I decided to carefully and thoroughly examine all that has been accomplished on earth. I concluded: God has given people a burdensome task that keepsContinue reading

Power

The world is all about power. Power very much drives modern society. We often talk about power in terms of electrical and/or mechanical energy: electric power, horsepower, and the like. Our entire society is builtContinue reading

1 John 1:1-4: The Word of Life

That which was from the beginning, that which we have heard, that which we have seen with our eyes, that which we beheld, and our hands handled, concerning the Word of life (and the lifeContinue reading

How Absurd!

Life in this creation after the Fall: we live for a time and then we die. It all seems rather absurd. Such is the perspective of the Preacher in Jerusalem in Ecclesiastes 1:1-2. “Ecclesiastes” isContinue 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

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

What Is the Gospel?

What is the Gospel? The Gospel is the good news of the life, death, resurrection, ascension, lordship, and imminent return of Jesus of Nazareth. The Gospel is described as the euangelion, the “good news” (e.g.Continue reading