In the last post, we explored what it means to be created in the image of God. In this post, let’s explore how we should respond to that great privilege and responsibility.
Reasonable Faith in the God of Creation We’ve been going through Genesis, looking at the account as it is given to us. From the beginning, the Bible calls on us to trust the truthfulness of God. Trust in God that results in action, this is the essence of true faith.
After a bit of a hiatus, let’s pick back up in Genesis. Order/Structure of Creation Having discussed the nature of “days,” what did God do with them? Moses tells us that the “earth,” the cosmos, was without form and void. Then he tells us that God gave it form on the first three days and […]
And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. (Hebrews 11:6) In our previous posts, we explored the idea that “faith” is not just really hoping for something with no basis, but faith is rooted […]
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. (Genesis 1:1) Genesis opens with the declaration that God simply is, and has been from the beginning. What an amazing way to start. There is no, “out of the primordial stew, the gods kind of formed and then realized they needed slaves to feed them.” […]
Media pundits and politicians talk about “people of faith” as if these people are some strange anomaly in the world. A mutant form of thinking that must be handled with care or it will explode and keep the rest of the normal people from progressing along the inevitable evolutionary trajectory. However, every person on the planet […]