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Today's Creation Moment

Sep
03
Does the Bible Provide Unnecessary, Impossible Details?
Genesis 35:17
"Now it came to pass, when she was in hard labor, that the midwife said to her, 'Do not fear; you will have this son also.'"
Sometimes the Bible seems to offer unnecessary or even impossible details as it recounts a historical event. Take, for example, the Genesis account of Rachel's death while giving birth to Benjamin....
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On Capital Punishment

Author: 
Ian Taylor

Old Sparky, the electric chair used at Sing Sing prisonThe foundations for human morals and ethics are found in the book of Genesis.

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Photo: Old Sparky, the electric chair used at Sing Sing prison.

God's Therapy of Mercy

Author: 
By Paul A. Bartz

Why do we need physicians and medicine? If God created the world and everything in it perfect, where did disease, sickness and death come from? How can disease and death be part of God's plan for the creation?

God did not fashion a creation in which disease and death took place. Our ailments are our own doing. We added them to God's creation. When man withdrew his love from God by disobeying Him, man changed the nature of God's creation.

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Photo: A photomicrograph of Clostridium botulinum bacteria. 

 

Creation: Meaning, Order, Purpose

Author: 
Robin Fish

Creation is the doctrine which undergirds all other doctrines. It tells us about God, and what the word "God" means, at least in part. We know nothing about God if we know nothing about creation. If we know about creation, and believe, we can understand our basic relationship to God, who He is and what claim He has on our lives and how we live them. It is this understanding that gives us a sense of natural order in our lives, gives us the knowledge of a greater purpose in our lives and gives us meaning or value to our very being.

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