by Moody Adams "Is God actually dying?" mused Barbara Bradley Hagerty of National Public Radio. Cambridge University is holding a seminar this week on the subject; ‘Are we evolving away from belief in God?’ If God is dying—some declare we are free from superstitions and morality and enjoy life more.
This is like being on a 767 at 30,000 feet and a joyful flight attendant announces, “I have good news folks. The pilot is dying. The co-pilot is dying. We can do whatever we want.
I might enjoy “doing my own thing” while crashing toward the earth at 600 miles per hour, But don’t put me out here on this spaceship called earth sitting on the essential tilt of 23 1/2 degree tilt, turning exactly right every 24 hours, staying an important 240,000 miles from the moon and 92 million miles from the sun and tell me God is dead. I couldn’t sleep at night if I did not know “”He’s got the whole world in his hands.”
The Bible says, “By Him were all things created . . . And by Him all things consist”--(Colossians 1:16-17). You cannot have a portrait without a painter; a poem without a poet; a law without a lawgiver; and you cannot have a creation without a Creator, nor constancy without a constrainer.
The famous French atheist Voltaire said, “The world embarrasses me, I cannot think that this watch exists and has no watchmaker.”