A Clay Jar

Encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. (1 Thess. 2:12 NIV)

God and time

God, Time, and the Future. What Does God Know?

I am a finite being and bound by time and space; I can only be in one place at a time, and can only be in the current moment. For me the past is gone and the future has not yet happened; only the current moment actually exists. I can remember or read about things that have happened before the current moment and I can guess what will happen in the future, either because in my experience it always has (the sun appearing in the sky every day) or because I am planning on it to happen. But I have …

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an atheistic worldview

An Atheistic Worldview

And if there is no creator, then there is really no purpose for this universe, for humanity, or for any individual. Humanity is nothing more than an insignificant infection on an infinitesimal speck in the cosmic expanse. Even if an explanation for the origin of the universe, and for life and mind, could be provided, the result would be the same; there is no overarching purpose for any of it. We are nothing more than an accidental byproduct of naturalist processes, which themselves are coincidental, at work in an accidental universe.