CREATION CARE AS IMAGE-BEARING © Davao Pilgrim • Westminster Seminary California • May 2005 • Download paper (PDF) A paper for Christian Life class Introduction In an article in the Washington Post entitled “The Greening of Evangelicals,” Blaine Harden writes that
The world is not in an endless, meaningless spin, but is swiftly moving to an end. Though “creation was subjected to futility,” or meaninglessness or vanity, it will be “set free from its bondage to corruption and obtain the freedom of the glory of the children of God.”
Someone please tell me how we could reconcile God forming Adam out of the dust of the ground and Adam evolving from the Big Bang. These two views are mutually exclusive of each other.
So Christ was sent into “the world” in order to save “everyone who believes,” not to merely make salvation possible to everyone.
Desmond Tutu writes in the foreword, “It is possible to have a new kind of world, a world where there will be more compassion, more gentleness, more caring, more laughter, more joy for all of God’s creation, because that is God’s dream. And God says, ‘Help me, help me, help me realize my dream.'”
It’s the beginning of a new year again, and with it, are a couple of contrasting prophecies. I think of Pat Robertson’s annual false prophecy bash â€“ remember his January 2007 prediction of a huge terrorist attack on the U.