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Astronomy and God’s Greatness
Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades? Can you loosen Orionʼs belt? Can you bring forth the constellations in their seasons or lead out the Bear with its cubs? Do you know the laws of the heavens? Can you set up Godʼs dominion over the earth? -Job 38:31-33
When we put these words next to what we know about the universe, we can only sit back in awe and wonder at the vastness of creation and the God who made it all. And it makes the fact that he came and lived among us even more incredible. Watch this short explanation about what we know of the universe and let the greatness of God overwhelm your imagination.
If you are interested in the entire sermon and how the transcendence of God is connected to the Advent season, you can find it here.
Podcast: How Do We Reconcile a Historical Adam, Science, and the Fall?
Greg talks about many big things in one small episode. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0388.mp3
Jesus and His Father
Greg addresses a question from a reader about the nature of the Godhead. If Jesus is the exact representation of the Father, what does this mean about the Trinity, if there are indeed three distinct persons?
What Kind of God Did Jesus Reveal?
The ReKnew Manifesto exists to encourage believers and skeptics alike to re-think things they thought they already knew – hence our name, Re-Knew. I am currently working through the theology of the Manifesto in a series of posts that began a couple of months ago. Over the last few posts, we have been looking at the…
Do you believe God is pure actuality?
The basis of the classical view of God as pure actuality (actus purus) is the Aristotelian notion that potentiality is always potential for change and that something changes only because is lacks something else. So, a perfect being who lacks nothing must be devoid of potentiality, which means it must be pure actuality. I think…
Who You Are Reflects the Kind of God You Worship
We always reflect the mental picture of God that we envision, for better or worse. If you have a fear-based picture of God, it will even affect the structure of your brain. You become the kind of person that you worship. If you have a threatening picture of God, you become threatening. If you have a…
If our thinking about God is to be faithful to the New Testament, then all of our thinking about God must, from beginning to end, be centered on Christ. I’m persuaded that even our thinking about God in his transcendent, eternal state should begin and proceed with the Pauline conviction that we know nothing “except…