Monday Miscellanies: Planets

A guest post by Jonathan Edwards 1303. Planets The uncertainty of their being inhabited: That some of the planets are such huge things, so vastly bigger than the globe of the earth, is no certain sign of their being inhabited. This planet we dwell upon may, nevertheless, be as it were elected to infinitely greater…

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).

True Joy is Found in Insignificance

This morning I read about Jesus feeding the five thousand and walking on water from Mark 6.  The disciples didn’t understand.  In fact, Mark says that their hearts were hardened.  What the disciples didn’t get was the fact that the God who created water, fish, bread, and the world was sitting and talking with them….

Heaven: God’s Unpacking of His Glory for Eternity

While worshiping the Lord this morning, I was reflecting on the idea of being like God.  It was one of the factors of Adam and Eve’s first sin.  “You will be like God,” the serpent said.  The fact is, though, that we already were like God.  He made us in his image.  Now, we seek to make…

Hawking Says Alien Life May Exist

Famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking claims that there is most likely life in the universe outside Earth.  He said, “if the human race is to continue for another million years, we will have to boldly go where no one has gone before.”  This is the best quote of the short article though: Hawking compared people who don’t…