The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork.Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. The opening verses are very important in this regard: “In the past, God spoke to our forefathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom he made the universe.
In Romans 10, we read something very familiar, but which is answered by Paul in a way not many people pay much attention to: “As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.” For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile—the same Lord is Lord of all and richly blesses all who call on him, for, 'Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.' How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in?
And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard?
Our first clue comes from Peter’s second letter: “The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness, since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them.
For since the creation of the world, God’s invisible qualities – his eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse.” How has God made his eternal power and divine nature plain?
And, behold, the word of the Lord came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.
And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.And Abram said, Lord God, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus?And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir.I am no longer posting new articles for this Blog, but most of the articles in this archive are still very relevant to world and church trends and Bible prophecy.…Message in the Stars: There is a major question people in general ask of Christians: if salvation is only through Jesus, what about those people who lived before, or who never heard of him in other places? This is an honest question, and one that deserves an answer.For Isaiah says, 'Lord, who has believed our message?