The Hebrew word used here for "men" is "Ghever," and it is commonly associated with warfare. Exodus does not specify how or if the men were armed unless perhaps Exodus Yet it does not seem to occur to the fleeing Israelites to fight back against the pursuing Egyptians.
They can be clicked as desired. The Scandal of Pedophile Priests June The current scandal of pedophile priests, like earlier scandals in the Medieval Church, will surely shake the faith of many Catholics who will quietly drift away from the Church.
Like me they can find enlightenment and comfort in the structures and laws of nature that presuppose an intelligent Creator. That is the only verifiable revelation of God. For the complete text, click Pedophile Priests.
The paintings do not reveal who the artist was, nor how he looked but simply that he existed. No one doubts that. There are designs, structures and laws everywhere in nature. They presuppose a super intelligent Maker. For the full text, click Nature's God. The Pilgrims' Thanksgiving in November With the help of the Indians, the Pilgrims produced a great harvest that saved them from starvation.
They feasted, danced, played games and gave thanks to the Indians' Great Spirit and to the Christians' God who were one and the same benefactor. There were no rituals, no public prayers, no priests - only a heartfelt sentiment of gratitude for God's handiwork in nature.
For the complete text, click Thanksgiving. The prospect of ceasing to exist was hard to swallow at first. Now I accept the law of nature that all living things on earth, including me, will die. For the full text, click paradise lost.
Einstein expressed nature's revelation of God in one sentence. For both I have feelings of reverence and gratitude. To honor my dad, I do not go to a shrine; I do not need rituals, incense and chants; I do not need priests to tell me how to do this.
Nor do I need all that to honor and thank God. A whispered "alleluia" suffices for God and for me. For the full text, click God and Dad. Its structures and laws presuppose an Intelligent Creator.
All other revelations are fabricated, such as that of an afterlife for humans. For the complete text, click afterlife. Two Different Paintings of God December Michelangelo portrays the belief of most humans that they owe their existence to the Creator of the universe.
Weistling depicts the belief of a minority of humans that, when Mary caressed her child, she was kissing the face of God. For this essay, click two paintings of God. Later as a priest, I never mentioned Santa in my preaching because the Church considered him irrelevant to salvation and a distraction from Jesus and God.
After I left the priesthood and the Church, I frequently played the role of Santa, dressed like him, for the innocent amusement of children.
For this essay, click Santa in my life. Nature shows that all living organisms eventually die. Nature says nothing about an afterlife for humans. For this essay, click no evidence of an afterlife for humans. People are leaving the Church in droves.
Many are finding refuge in the revelation of nature that God exists and can be reached without the Church and its priests, bishops and Pope. For this essay, click here.
Obeying God, a Mother Stoned Her Children to Death May In the Bible, when God orders the stoning of disobedient and stubborn children, he reveals himself as the grotesque creation of a sick mind.
But the Pope insists that the Bible reveals only the truth. Not a Prophet but a Lowly Voice for Nature's God August For my information on God and the future, I rely only on what Nature reveals and on what true scientists observe and predict.
Is God in Our Genes? For this essay, click here December All my life I acted as I thought best, first as a priest and then as a deist.Discovering Your God-Given Purpose; Setting Goals to Fulfill Your God-Given Purpose; Overcoming Fear of Criticism to Fulfill Your Purpose Faith In Life.
Soft_Light. There once was a man who netted three trout from a mountain stream and carefully placed them side-by-side on a thick patch of grass. Before he removed them from the water, they. The Purpose Driven Life By L Johnson Sooner or later just about everyone wonders, "What is God's purpose for my life?" The At this very moment, I am writing an essay about ‘MY LIFE’.
It is an assignment for the Computer Applications subject given by my lecturer. Packer defines the love of God this way: God’s love is an exercise of His goodness towards individual sinners whereby, having identified Himself with their welfare, He has given His Son to be their Saviour, and now brings them to know and enjoy Him in a covenant relation.
Packer, Knowing God (Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, ), p. God's Purpose for Your Life The Father's greatest desire is for you to have a relationship with Him through Jesus Christ. Once you have received God's forgiveness, then you are ready to fulfill the rest of His plan for your life.
In monotheistic thought, God is conceived of as the supreme being, creator deity, and principal object of faith. The concept of God, as described by theologians, commonly includes the attributes of omniscience (all-knowing), omnipotence (all-powerful), omnipresence (all-present), and as having an eternal and necessary existence.
Depending on one’s kind of theism, these attributes are used. So, the purpose of life is the life of purpose (Leider). I'm Christian and I believe we are created in God's image for relationship with him. Being in that relationship is the only thing that will ultimately satisfy our souls (Pavlina, ).