Tag: God

The Contingency of the Cosmos

When it comes to the question “why does the universe exist at all”, the only reasonable answer is the theistic one; an eternal God created it and continues to sustain it.

Is there Really a God?

Is there really a God? To this question, answers fall into three basic categories: 1. No (Athiesm) 2. Maybe (Agnosticism) 3. Yes (Theism) We must deal with the question of God’s existence. Indeed, how we answer this question might be the most important thing about us. It affects

The Spiritual Life: Practicing God’s Presence – Praise and Reflection

Revelation reveals to us that the Logos, the second person of the Trinity, became one of us and shed His blood on our behalf. Reflection on the truth of God’s Word gives us a greater appreciation for beauty of God’s works, which enjoins us to the delight of God’s praise.

The Spiritual Life: Relationship with God

Unlike other religions, Christianity reveals the Triune nature of our glorious God. This is mysterious in itself—but God goes even farther and draws us into this loving relationship with Himself.

The Spiritual Life: Overview

What does it mean to have life in Christ? How do you cultivate intimacy with the Lord? There are three aspects to having a relational spiritual life: (1) loving God completely, (2) loving yourself correctly, and (3) loving others compassionately. One cannot begin this process without first knowing who God is.

Time: Part 4—Time & God

Our conventional view of time is insufficient to explain the eternal nature of God. As the one who created our space-time universe and stands outside of time, God always was and always is; there’s never been a time when He didn’t exist. He alone is able to survey time in its entire duration. Some of the things related to God’s purposes, such as free will, election, and divine sovereignty, are mysterious to us because of our own limited view of time.

Time: Part 2—Time & Physics

Ken Boa discusses how the findings of physics have had an impact on our understanding of time. Rather than seeing it as absolute, we now understand it to be relative to a reference point. Also, as we can see from verses like 2 Peter 3:8, God is not constricted to a certain time framework as humans on earth are.

Time: Part 1—The Mystery of Time

Adapted from a chapter in Ken Boa’s book “God, I Don’t Understand,” this series will explore how the Bible views time, including the relationship between God and time and between humans and time. Part 1 gives an overview of the mystery surrounding time, emphasizing the limits of the human perspective and the evidence that there is more to time than we often consider.