Tag: Bible

The Futility of Human Toil

Farmer on land

I made great works. I built houses and planted vineyards for myself. I made myself gardens and parks, and planted in them all kinds of fruit trees. I made myself pools from which to water the forest of growing trees. I bought male and… Continue Reading “The Futility of Human Toil”

Thoughts After Reading the Qur’an

Man in mosque

On several occasions in the past I have owned copies of the Qur’an, but read very little of it. This is because the translation from Arabic into English was very poor. Actually, I should note that to use the word “translation” when referring to… Continue Reading “Thoughts After Reading the Qur’an”

Lean Not on Your Own Understanding

Man praying upwards

Good morning, friends. Today I simply want to remind you of the truth that God is in control of everything that happens in creation. If you’re feeling anxious or troubled, remember that God knows the whereabouts of every speck of dust in the Universe,… Continue Reading “Lean Not on Your Own Understanding”

Why Did God Choose to Create?

Globe

Greetings, friends of the blog. Today, I’d like to share some thoughts in relation to the question of why God might have chosen to create human beings and other creatures. In my book God’s Grand Game: Divine Sovereignty and the Cosmic Playground I speculated… Continue Reading “Why Did God Choose to Create?”

Son of God: Blasphemy or Truth?

Inside of a church

At that time the Feast of Dedication took place at Jerusalem. It was winter, and Jesus was walking in the temple, in the colonnade of Solomon. So the Jews gathered around him and said to him, “How long will you keep us in suspense?… Continue Reading “Son of God: Blasphemy or Truth?”