The writer of Hebrews describes the creation of the universe as thermodynamically balanced. Apparently God created the universe from things which are invisible. We (that's me and the Holy spirit) propose atoms and molecules.
Many Christians want to share the good news and their joy of salvation through faith in Jesus Christ but they're afraid to because, they feel, they don't know the Bible well enough and wouldn't know what to say.
The parable of the sower used to be a source of waking dread for us. You may be familiar with it. Jesus explained it to his disciples but it's not the parable that scares us, it's how Jesus explained the parable.
There has never been a time when there were so many people looking for answers. Answers to questions like: If there's a God why does he allow evil to exist?
The Bible tells us that, at some time in the future, the entire surface of the Earth will be flattened out, Jerusalem will be lifted up, and a river will issue forth from the summit of a mountain that fills the whole earth.
We, Matty, have been working on this material since 1999. During this time, for whatever reason we're not sure, we've been involved with a variety of churches which were in decline.
As the waters evaporated after Noah's flood the cooling effect caused equatorial and polar glaciation. There were temperate zones in the Northern and Southern hemisphere.
Intolerance is anathema to Christianity, in theory, so it is particularly warped that Evangelicals have developed a very strong climate of intolerance based on Bible passages. Society, by-and-large and increasingly so, is tolerant.
Christianity has been absently meandering alongside the wide road to destruction as an accomplice to popular science (SciPop) for generations. So why are we trying to wake these people up? Why now?
Jesus describes the internal structure of the Earth in the parable of the rich man and Lazarus. We use this passage to understand that sheol includes a chamber in the lower mantle which overlooks hell.