God’s Glory Is the Goal of Creation

This is adapted from a post that was originally published on September 9, 2011 In case you need to be reminded (as I often do): We were created for God’s glory (Isa. 43:7). We were made in the image of God, to reflect his glory (Gen. 2:27). Everything we do should be for God’s glory…

Monday Miscellanies: Happiness and the End of Creation

A guest post by Jonathan Edwards 87. Happiness ‘Tis evident that the end of man’s creation must needs be happiness, from the motive of God’s creating the world, which could be nothing else but his goodness. If it be said that the end of man’s creation might be that He might manifest his power, wisdom,…

Science and God Review

Scott Petty. Little Black Books: Science and God. Kingsford, Australia: Matthias Media, 2011. 112 pp. $4.99. Christians don’t have to choose between God and science. In fact, they are quite compatible. In his little book Science and God, Scott Petty succinctly, humorously, and helpfully makes just that point as he analyzes the modern tension between science…

Monday Miscellanies: Happiness is the End of Creation

A guest post by Jonathan Edwards 3. Happiness is the End of Creation As appears by this, because the creation had as good not be, as not rejoice in its being. For certainly it was the goodness of the Creator that moved him to create; and how can we conceive of another end proposed by…

This I Believe: Creation

Creation I believe that God created all things visible and invisible, which he declared “good.” The pinnacle of God’s creative work was man, which he declared it “very good.” I believe God created man male and female, and that they were created equally in the image of God and without sin. Adam and Eve were…

What Astronauts See When They Are in Space

“The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork” (Ps. 19:1). “For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made” (Rom. 1:20).