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Tag Archives: God
Buddhism is the fourth largest of the world’s religions. It numbers about 488 million (Largest Religions in the World, worldatlas.com). Most of these live in Asia (List of religious populations, Wikipedia). There are an estimated 1.2 million Buddhists living in … Continue reading
Hinduism is the third largest of the world’s religions. It numbers about 1.05 billion. Most of these live in South Asia (Largest Religions in the World, worldatlas.com). More than 3 million live in the U.S.A. (Wikipedia). Origin The word ‘Hindu’ … Continue reading
There is a difference between knowing God and knowing about God. Knowing God is sometimes used of having fellowship with God (e.g. 1 John 2:4 cf. 1:6; 1 John 2:3 cf. 1:7). Knowing about God may simply refer to knowing … Continue reading
Have you heard the ancient Indian story of the blind men and the elephant? Here is a version of it retold in a poem by John Godfrey Saxe: Blind Men and the Elephant “It was six men of Indostan to learning … Continue reading
Some people who claim to believe in God, I am convinced, have in actuality constructed their own god. They construct a god for themselves, who does things as they thing things should be done. Steve Lloyd has written, “I would … Continue reading
God wants us to know Him. He has revealed Himself through nature (Psalm 19:1; Acts 14:17; Romans 1:20). He has revealed Himself through Jesus (John 1:18; 14:9; 1 Timothy 3:16 KJV/NKJV). He has revealed Himself through inspiration (John 16:13-15; 2 Timothy … Continue reading
In times past, a name carried much significance. It might signify occupation (Baker, Carpenter, Cartwright, Gardner, Farmer, Mason, Miller, Shepherd, Smith, Taylor, Weaver). It might signify residency, or family origin (Britton, Brooke, Forest, Hill, Lock, London, Meadows, Woods). It could … Continue reading