Goodbye, 2010, we hardly knew ye! Twenty-Ten has been a watershed year for me though I never really considered it like that before writing this. Many personally significant things have happened this year for me and I feel, perhaps, as if I am riding the crest of a wave, one which I’m both exhilarated to…
I’m the kind of person who doesn’t officially donate to charities. I often do one-time, anonymous donations. My primary donations are my offerings to my church. I, also, regularly put spare change in the Tim Horton’s Children’s Foundation boxes, and I’ll always do the annual Remembrance Day poppy thing, but I don’t really officially donate outside of the church and outside of those small things. It’s something I’ve wanted to change and now I think I have I know how.
Readers will know I talk about creation and evolution quite a bit. I also read Slashdot.org, which is populated by large numbers of well educated individuals from which, it appears, most do not have a Christian faith or up-bringing. I’ve come to realize something in my back-and-forths on slashdot about creation and evolution: People believe what they hear most.
More and more, it is becoming very accepted, very common-place, and has become an event which people of all groups, even if they don’t identify with the Pride groups, will go to celebrate at events. Such a celebration, however, can not be joined by a Christian for one very simple reason: When all is said and done, Pride Toronto is an event celebrating sin.
Here’s a quick and enlightening read: Six Evidences of a Young Earth
In the Book of Daniel, in the second chapter, is told the story of King Nebuchadnezzar, of his dream which his wise men and magicians could not tell him, and of Daniel, a captive from conquered Judah, whose God was a revealer of secrets.
Apollo 8 – In the beginning God…
In Ezekiel 26, God declares the coming destruction of Tyre because its king was excessively proud, taking glory away from the only one due it, God, himself.. Initially, Nebuchadnezzar destroys the mainland city of Tyre. However, the king and the people had already moved to an island about half a mile offshore. So, the prophecy of the cities destruction was fulfilled but not completely.
My mother past away last month and since then we’ve had a number of occasions to reflect on her passion for creation – the literal intepretation of the Book of Genesis as it relates the six-day creation of the heavens and the earth.
And it’s only in that precious moment you’ll realize the fear and awe and majesty of the Holy God speaking to you, revealing your self you never considered.