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Much of this post comes from the book titled Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers by Dane Ortland. What is the meaning of everything? What is the telos, the aim, the macro reason and goal for our small, ordinary lives? We are on solid footing, both biblically and historically, if we answer: “To glorify God.”...

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I watched an interesting show on T.V. recently titled Secrets of the Universe. They were talking about being on a quest to discover extraterrestrial life....

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Time for Renewal

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I have been doing some research on times of revival and renewal. Historically, it is interesting to me how God has set certain times in history where the power of the Holy Spirit is on display in a very dynamic way. The methodology has varied from time to time, however, there are some common denominators in many of these movements....

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What is a Quantum Vacuum?


This is not a household word; however, it is good to spend some time thinking about this in light of creation of the universe....

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Emulating Daniel

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Recently, I have been reading a book written by Frank Damazio titled The Vanguard Leader. He develops how our culture has taken on many similarities to the Babylonian culture at the time the book of Daniel was written in the Old Testament....

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In last week’s post, we talked about the synergistic effect of the multiple examples of fine tuning building an astounding case for a designed universe. After the post, I searched the internet for some atheistic refutation of this case and actually found one. Their arguments are weak and hollow. For today I would like to reveal some of their points and show their impoten...

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The Cumulative Effect


While looking at the improbability of the fine tuning of the universe being the result of random chance, it is valuable to look at the cumulative effect of the many factors necessary for life to exist. While any one of these variables has an extremely low probability, the more of these that link together, it brings an even more astounding number....

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There is something about the Peace of God that is so inviting and contagious. The scriptures say for us to taste and see that the Lord is good....

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Beauty Vs. Utility


Well known atheist Richard Dawkins has described the universe as “cold, heartless and pitiless.” His idea that there is no design or designer of the universe, that it just happened to come into existence on its own, is blatantly stated as fact. However, I wonder what the universe actually should look like, if what he says is true?...

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General vs. Special Revelation

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There are two distinct types of revelation given by God to humanity in order for us to be able to make sense out of the cosmos. The two types are broken down into general and special revelation....

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