Saturday, November 26, 2016

"O Father, Lord of heaven and earth" - In Theory, There is God


In Theory, There is God

None control the whole situation of the world by himself.  None grasp all the aspects and depths of the human minds and hearts.  Of course none know all the secrets of the universe.  Even none can predict correctly and clearly what will happen tomorrow.

In theory, there are two possibilities: none can be omnipotent in this universe or someone can be.

But everybody knows that he has ability to plan a scheme and execute it successfully as he wants at least in his own domain.  Men have ability to create a situation, though limited in a scope,  where they have full command and full detailed knowledge of it and they can correctly and clearly predict future in it.

If a man can obtain infinite ability in extension of presently limited ability of him, he would be, as is estimated, able to create another universe where  another mankind would be born.  And, this man can act as if he were omnipotent in this universe.  He would be God to this another mankind.

Conversely, there must be God who created our universe and created each man in resemblance to Him.

So, in advanced theory, we have to admit that there is God.

In other words, this universe is structured to allow existence of God.  If there is no God, this universe is not so structured, since there is no need to take such structure without a possibility of existence of God.

If a house is built in  a manner to allow a man to live there, there must be someone living there.

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Mat 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.
Mat 11:26 Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

"whosoever shall say unto this mountain" - Rich Men vs. Pious Men


Rich Men vs. Pious Men

If you don't believe in God, you will place yourself at the center of your world.

You love yourself as the most important one in this world.  So, you will try to rejoice him, that is yourself,  as much as possible.  So, you find that you need money.  And, you will think that you are allowed to make money as much as possible.

But how much are you important to yourself?  Isn't there anything or anybody more important than you?  If you cannot, you regard yourself as the supreme existence in this universe.

However, if you see things objectively, you are so powerless before your own fate.  You could not even give life to yourself.

If you believe in God, you must place God at the center of your world.  You must also admit that God is more important than you.  Then, you must think that you have to rejoice God more than yourself.  And, you must know that God is not pleased with any money you earn.

Those who don't believe in God always think how to make more money, which is so simple.  Those who believe in God always think how to please God, which is not so simple.

Accordingly, rich men become foolish eventually.  Faithful men become so wise eventually.

Te more you get rich, the more you get foolish.  The more you get pious, the more you get wise.

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Mar 11:23 For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.
Mar 11:24 Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.

Monday, November 21, 2016

"When a strong man armed" - Democracy vs. God


Democracy vs. God

Christ Jesus did not try to diffuse democracy.

The underlying condition of democracy is that people have right sense as well as sound commonsense.

But democracy practiced by people who do not believe in God and Christ Jesus is very different from democracy in a society where a majority of voters are believers of God.  In the former case, democracy might result in tragedy and misery, but in the latter case, the Kingdom of God might come closer.

You can play a game in democracy but you cannot in the domain of faith in God.  Democracy is a kind of power game, but in the domain of faith, power is always in God but not in people.

No matter how much democracy is advanced, it cannot reach the Kingdom of God.  But God might use democracy for some holy purpose.  At least we can measure, with democratic systems, how strongly people are affected by human, social, and political desires.  It might tell sometimes how strong they are against God.

Democracy for  people should be ultimately replaced by the rule of God, though Islamic societies show how difficult to accept and follow the rule of God over democracy to realize salvation of people.

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Luk 11:21 When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace:
Luk 11:22 But when a stronger than he shall come upon him, and overcome him, he taketh from him all his armour wherein he trusted, and divideth his spoils.
Luk 11:23 He that is not with me is against me: and he that gathereth not with me scattereth.