Israel failed as a nation to fulfill their calling because they refused to hear and obey God’s word, and their hearts were hardened. Mankind as a whole has followed the same course. We are warned not to follow that example. Learn more as you listen to this important message.
We live in a world teeming with a vast assortment of living creatures. There exist the one celled microbes, such as bacteria and protozoa, invisibly small microscopic creatures that nevertheless under powerful magnification show complex and intricate design. On the other end of the scale are huge blue whales which may be 100 ft. long and weigh as much as 115 tons. The earth is home to birds that soar miles above sea level and also to creatures that live in the deepest parts of the ocean. There are plants which produce flowers of exquisite beauty and fragrance, and others that look and smell like rotten meat. From space earth looks like a shimmering blue and white jewel. The earth, unique among planets, is perfectly suited for life. Its uniqueness has been further highlighted by the Mariner, Viking and Voyager spacecraft probes which have shown the other known planets to be completely hostile and forbidding to life.
Why is the earth a uniquely living planet? Why is there such a teeming abundance and variety of life on earth? Is it an accident? Or is it planned and is there a purpose behind it? If there is a purpose, what is it? These are some of the questions I want to explore with you today.
The earth, unique among planets, is perfectly suited for life. Why is the earth a uniquely living planet? Why is there such a teeming abundance and variety of life on earth? Is it an accident, as promoters of Darwinism or similar theories would have you believe? Or is it planned and Is there a purpose behind it? If there is a purpose, what is it? Which offers the best explanation, the Bible’s revelation, or God defying human speculation?
God created mankind that we might have a personal relationship with him, that each of us might come to know him, what he is like, his values, his character, and that we may become a part of his family, share his life and his nature. But there are requirements to met to have such a relationship with God.
God wants us to have the kind of relationship with him that some we read about in Scripture had, Abraham for example. The question for each of us is, do I want to have such a relationship with God, and am I willing to meet his requirements for it?
Learn what you can do to develop the kind of personal relationship with God that he desires, or strengthen an existing relationship with him.
In this message Rod Reynolds examines some prophecies from the Old Testament that were fulfilled in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. These prophecies give powerful testimony to the truth of Scripture, and the identity of Jesus Christ.
Each individual must decide what he or she will believe about the testimony of Scripture concerning Jesus Christ. The Bible offers us means of examining and testing the evidence for its claims. Whether one ultimately believes the gospel message, however, is not a casual decision to be taken lightly. It is, in the final analysis a matter of life and death, because no one can give you eternal life but God, who is the source of life and the author of salvation through eternal life in God’s kingdom.
Whether you claim to be a believer in Christ or not, it would behoove you to carefully examine the evidence concerning the Bible’s claims about Jesus.