Category: All Merciful God

The Peace

To be safe from diseases means to recover, and embrace means yield. And to resign oneself to God means to commit oneself to Him. And Islam is submission and satisfaction. The word “The Peace” is one of the 99 attributes…

Thomas Emlyn—Blasphemer or Advocate of Truth?

Thomas EmlynWHO was Thomas Emlyn, and what moved him to take a stand for truth? What might we learn from him that could help us today?

To answer those questions, we need to go back to the late 17th and early 18th centuries in England and Ireland. The Church of England then wielded considerable authority. Various Protestant groups and individuals were at odds with the church…more:

Joseph Priestley and the Discovery of Oxygen

By the age of 34, Priestley was a well-established and respected member of Britain’s scientific community. He was still paying a price for his religious nonconformity, however. When the explorer Captain James Cook was preparing for his second voyage, Priestley…

“This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being”. Isaac Newton

What was Isaac Newton’s view of the Trinity?

Newton traced the doctrine of the trinity back to Athanasius (298- 373); he became convinced that before Athanasius the Church had no trinitarian doctrine. In the early 4th century Athanasius was opposed by Arius (256-336), who affirmed that God the Father had primacy over Christ. In 325 the Council of Nicea condemned as heretical the views of Arius. Thus, as viewed by Newton, Athanasius triumphed over Arius in imposing ..more: christianity.stackexchange

“A little knowledge of science makes man an atheist, but an in-depth study of science makes him a believer in God.” – Francis Bacon.

“And your Lord inspired the female bees to take (build) its houses (hives) on mountains, trees, and in (people’s) gardens Then (you female bee) eat from all the fruits and (you female bee) follow the ways of your Lord laid down (for you). There emerges from their bellies a drink, varying in colors, in which there is healing (cure) for people. In that, (there) is a sign for a people who give thought” (Al-Na’hl, 16: 68-69).

Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God

The odds of life existing on another planet grow ever longer. Intelligent design, anyone?

In 1966 Time magazine ran a cover story asking: Is God Dead? Many have accepted the cultural narrative that he’s obsolete—that as science progresses, there is less need for a “God” to explain the universe. Yet it turns out that the rumors of God’s death were premature. More amazing is that the relatively recent case for his existence comes from a surprising place—science itself. more…