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The Purpose of Life: A Biblical Narrative

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  He was with God in the beginning.  Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.  (John … Continue reading

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The Plan of God

Why?  Why did God create Satan?  Why did God allow Satan to tempt us in the Garden of Eden?  Why did God allow us to grow up in a world filled with evil and pain?  Why does God require faith? … Continue reading

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Speculations Concerning the Divine Plan

Looking at the science to see if we can see God’s fingerprint in the world around us and studying the Old Testament to see if we can make sense of it is all very well, but if we cannot explain … Continue reading

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The Vale of Tears

Do I think that the pain and suffering that that person is experiencing is horrible?  Why no!  Of course not!  God is good and he tells us to “rejoice in the Lord Always and again I say rejoice!”  If I … Continue reading

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