It's been a long time since I updated this blog with a post about what I have been doing. (Emm's also been updating her blog) So here goes... Last week was probably the busiest and most stressful week of College for me so far. The normal workload for College has been just manageable for me… Continue reading See Him Coming
'If humanity is made for the knowledge of God, why is it that many people do not feel the need of this knowledge, or seek God out?' What Iâ€™m wrestling with at the moment is why that one thing doesnâ€™t seem so self evident most of the time.[humanity is made for the knowledge of God]… Continue reading On what we don’t know… (I)
What Iâ€™m wrestling with at the moment is why that one thing doesnâ€™t seem so self evident most of the time. Perhaps I am suppressing the truth by my wickedness. Perhaps thatâ€™s really the essence of sinâ€”not really believing that and acting accordingly. I guess it is then in my own sinful self-interest to avoid that particular piece of knowledge. I know a couple of my friends are wandering away from the faith at the moment, because they donâ€™t really see why they need God. Knowing that our primary function and greatest good is knowing him is completely opaque to them. Deep down they donâ€™t really believe that theyâ€™re all that bad, and for the most part theyâ€™re happy in their comfortable middle-class, tertiary educated lives. How do I show them that our rebellion is horrifying, evil, disgustingâ€“not just intellectually credible? And how do I do it with humility and gentleness?
What does it mean to know someone? Even answering the question would assume at least a working definition of 'knowledge'. Answers might range between 'knowing how that person would act in a given situation', to 'knowing facts about that person', to 'the length of association that we've had with that person'. All are within the… Continue reading On Knowing