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Month: May 2017

The First Glimpse, Part 2

The First Glimpse, Part 2

Had the healing occurred slowly, my condition improving gradually over time, I would still have been thankful to God. I probably would have attributed the healing to unknown natural causes that He was able to use to bring it about (aka “providence”). If God wanted to heal me, He certainly could have done it in a more subtle way. Which begs the question, Why did He choose to do it in such dramatic fashion? Eric Metaxas is right: “When God…

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The First Glimpse, Part 1

The First Glimpse, Part 1

“Oh give thanks to the Lord, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples. Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; Speak of all His wonders” (Psalm 105:1-2). Zeno, a fifth-century B.C. Greek philosopher, produced a number of sophisticated arguments designed to prove that motion is logically impossible. You read that right. Clearly ancient Greeks had too much time on their hands. Another philosopher, Diogenes, was unimpressed by Zeno’s arguments. On hearing them he simply stood up,…

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