Saturday, April 18, 2015

"no root in themselves" - The Most Important Question for Mankind


The Most Important Question for Mankind

Suppose that God created human beings, though through a very long process since the Big Bang of the universe, yet why must He have created human beings?

This is the most significant question for mankind as the sole representative of all the creatures so far.  Especially, when we observe the world, we cannot help but admit that the human world is occupied by Satan rather than a great angel of God.  If the God could foresee that Satan would capture most of human souls, why did God have to create human beings?

It is also a big surprise that there is no embedded spiritual mechanism in any human being that would inevitably make him follow the word of God.  He is given liberty and freedom to follow Satan and evil ways of life.

What is strange is the fact that God sent His Son to the human world to save them all.  Didn't God foresee that mankind would betray Him someday when He decided to create human souls?

The only answer or clue we have is in teachings of Christ Jesus: God is love.  Before He created mankind, did He love them?  It is very strange, but God is almighty.  He must be able to love what is not yet to exist.  It means that God knew before creating this universe that mankind would follow Satan, who would tempt mankind with money; nonetheless God opted to create the universe and mankind.  God has been giving life to every human being most of whom should betray Him following Satan.  

So, this question, "God, why did you create human beings?," is the most difficult one, since we may not be able to understand whatever answer we may be given.

But God also gives death to human beings in addition to life.  We are not immortal angels.  We were born, live, and die.  But God exists forever, even if Satan cannot.  Indeed, the answer might be given when we complete this cycle from birth to death.

Anyway, though Christ Jesus suggested that God created mankind because He loved them, Christ Jesus just requested us to love God.  All we have to believe is that God loves us, so that He gave us life with a request for us to love God in return.  But why does He need our love?

The most important question is yet to be fully comprehended.  

By the way, if God is the infinite and we are integers, there are two extreme ways to gain access to God:

Method No.1: 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7............ => Infinite

Method No.2: 1 + 1/2 + 1/3 + 1/4 + 1/5 + 1/6 + 1/7......=> Infinite

But is there any difference in access speed between them, if addition is made once per second?

The answer is that both the methods do not realize the infinite forever, so that this question is meaningless.  But, it is meaningful to continue addition toward the Infinite.  A decision to continue addition forever may be appreciated by the Infinite.

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Mar 4:16 And these are they likewise which are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;
Mar 4:17 And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.