Month: August 2015

  • Be Attitudes

    Be Attitudes

    The eight beatitudes are nearly the first thing Jesus says in the Gospels. They reveal His heart. “Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted. 5 Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the [a]earth. 6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled. 7 Blessed are the merciful, […]

  • Empty Space?

    Empty Space?

    As the KJV of the bible quaintly puts it (in 1 Corinthians 13), when it comes to heavenly things “we see as in a glass darkly”. Or as the NLT puts it more clearly (pun intended): “we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a mirror”. I wonder, though, which unseen world we see more […]

  • Creation Order

    Creation Order

    In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.  The opening account of the creation in Genesis 1 is surprisingly non informative when it comes to the creation of the heavens.  On the fourth day an aspect of the first heaven is mentioned – sun, moon and stars – but there is no mention […]