Posts Tagged ‘value’

Creation – It’s Not Surprising

Posted by John Lindsay on 4th April 2013 in Christian Articles, Christian Arts and Entertainment, Christian Doctrine, News

The Cat's Eye Nebula

It is not surprising when someone refuses to accept the biblical view of creation. People prefer to see themselves as independent masters of their universe. Children cannot forget soon enough they were birthed from something. When given the choice between freedom and accountability, what teenager would choose the latter? We teach our kids to do their own work and to stay out of other people’s business and then throw them into a community environment as employees and wonder why they struggle. Even confusion has an origin if you look for it.

It is not surprising people do not believe in God. God is a spirit. We are predisposed to favor the physical over the spiritual. It is also difficult to filter spiritual concepts through physical senses. It is especially challenging equating spiritual attributes like faith to great power. When something physical is manufactured, it is not surprising no one sees the spiritual influence behind it. Read the rest of this entry »

True Value

Posted by John Lindsay on 12th March 2013 in Christian Articles, News

My wife Laura recently took me to see our safe deposit box for the first time. She played tour guide while we viewed the contents together as if she were showing me the Crown jewels. It was interesting what was valuable to her. There were a couple of non-silver silver dollars (It’s interesting that we are still associating the word “silver” to a dollar in order to keep the illusion of its perceived stability and value alive). She then opened an envelope containing about ten $2 bills and a couple of $25 savings bonds that had reached maturity in the early 80’s. I tried to mimic her enthusiasm. Next in the exhibit were two singles and a $5 bill circa 1954. Read the rest of this entry »