In one of Peter’s early sermons in Jerusalem, he spoke of the man they released from prison – Barabbas. (Acts 3:13-15). “You disowned the Holy and Righteous One, and asked for a murderer to be granted to you, but put to death the Prince of life.” Have you ever thought about the contrast between these two men?
Barabbas was a murderer; he had no regard for human life. He is the one the Jewish people liberated and welcomed back into society, but turned their backs on Jesus. Continue reading
I am always interested in reasons to believe in God, and one such reason is science’s law of biogenesis. But before talking about biogenesis, we should define what makes a scientific law a law in the first place. A scientific law is a discovery achieved through extensive investigation which consistently points to one conclusion. The laws of science explain how things work in nature all the time, without exception. The most common scientific law that I can think of is the law of gravity; when we let go of something, we know where to look for it – it’s down there. The difference between a “law” and a “theory” is that a scientific law points to one conclusion; all the time. A theory points to a possibility among many possibilities. Continue reading
Two weeks ago we were shocked to hear about the Malaysian Airlines #370 jet that seemed to disappear somewhere over the ocean of of southeast Asia. Our hearts go out to the families of the passengers who beg for answers about the fate of their loved ones. It’s amazing that a modern airplane equipped with the latest computerized systems could be lost without a trace, especially when it was being tracked from the ground by air traffic controllers. Theories will continue to swirl until the facts are finally known. Continue reading