As the beginning (the Big Bang) obviously predates the advent of humankind, it follows that we would not even exist if it were not for this movement into disorder.
"Well I tried to eat a copy once but dad wouldn't let me finish it. So I guess I wouldn't know."
Sometimes I get that kind of glimpse of God's glory, and it thrills me to the core of who I am.
It's not any specific behavior, or adherence to a particular doctrine, or religious ritual, or repetition of the right magic phrase that grants us the honor of a relationship with God - No, it's Jesus who makes redemption possible. This privilege is ours to accept, or to reject.
This is no world for hesitant Christians. If we are not motivated and equipped to move from peripheral spectators to deliberate disciples – as daily followers of Jesus – then we have no hope of moving forward spiritual
(Note – you can find a complete set of these photographs at my Facebook page) EDEN: I don’t believe it’s an accident that gardens are featured in so many pivotal moments in the biblical narrative. The story begins in the Garden of Eden; Jesus suffered the agony of choosing us in the Garden of Gethsemane, then ushered…