Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Value of Love – Part 5 in Who is God?

WHO IS GOD?  Part 5 (The Value of Love)      We have seen that our universe is afflicted with sin, evil, and death.  We struggle against them, mostly in vain.   Our stories end with some version of “and they lived … Continue reading

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Walk in Love

July 28, 2017 – Friday Morning Walk in love.1 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.2 Above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: … Continue reading

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St. Vincent de Paul

This name is familiar in Seattle (and many other places) as referring to a mission that helps the poor with personal visits, thrift stores, and food banks.  The mission was founded to honor Vincent de Paul, who was born in … Continue reading

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WHO IS GOD? Part 4 (The Broken Universe)

     Someone reading earlier posts in this blog may say, “I see that a case can be made for saying that the universe is governed by laws, certainly physical laws (like gravity) and even perhaps moral laws (like don’t oppress … Continue reading

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WHO IS GOD? Part 3 (The Moral Universe)

In addition to matter in motion and the forces studied by physicists, the universe contains a moral dimension that it is difficult both to deny and to understand.  It is difficult to deny that we recognize a good deed (a … Continue reading

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Day is Done

July 14, 2017 – Friday Evening I trust I shall shortly see thee, and we shall speak face to face.1 Oh that thou wouldest rend the heavens, that thou wouldest come down!2 As the hart panteth after the water brooks, … Continue reading

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Natural Theology – Part II Who is God?

          Natural theology is the study of what we can learn about God without resort to revelation. A fundamental question is this:  is there any reason to suppose that God exists at all?  Here is one way that natural … Continue reading

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Who is God?

WHO IS GOD?  Part 1 (Introduction) Christianity makes sense only if it teaches us about, and puts us into contact with, God, the ruler of the universe.  Christianity claims to give us truths about the universe.  But are the claims … Continue reading

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