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God Created the Heavens... Which One?

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1)

In this verse, “heavens” is the translation from the Hebrew shamayim. Judging from what we see in popular media outlets from both religious and skeptic sources, it would appear that the majority want shamayim to mean the following: 1,632 more words


"In the Beginning" and My Two Big Questions

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.”

There are many interpretations of this initial scripture because it’s by far the most popular Bible verse throughout… the heavens and the earth. 485 more words


Ultra Sonic

A baby will come into our family this December. The ultrasound images of our little one give us shadowy glimpses so life-like that our arms ache to understand why we can’t hold him/her. 520 more words


Genesis 1, a bit less literally...

“You can’t be a Christian if you believe in Evolution! After all, you can’t honestly expect me to believe the world was made in 7 days?!” Creation is one of the main areas in which science and religion get into the ring together, but the way I read it, there doesn’t seem to be any need for it… 1,437 more words


Prayer Day 40: A Christian Guide to Spirituality By Stephen W. Hiemstra

Loving Father. You clothe the birds that neither spin or reap (Matt 6:26). You send the rain and the sunshine on the just and the unjust without discrimination (Matt 5:45). 59 more words


Young Earth Creationism Does Not Have Historical Pedigree

Young Earth Creationists often claim that their view has been the position of the church since its earliest period. Here, I will challenge that notion and argue that, instead, modern creationism is unrecognizable in historic Christianity. 1,899 more words