December 2, 2009 bymcdozer In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth, the light, the dry land, vegetation, and onlythen (according to the biblical account) – as unbelievable to our evolution-framed minds as it maysound – the rest of the matter in the universe: the stars and other planets and the moons, then the fishesand birds, land animals, and finally, His crowning creation, man, took a rib from his side and made awoman from it. As outrageously bizarre as all that may sound to us, when God saw it, He begged todiffer and deemed it
It was a spotless, you might say just about perfect world, bubbling with the knowledge of good, thesheer evidence of a divine Creator as visible by His handiwork, truly deserving of this attribute:“good.”Then along came the first lie, well presented by the mind of an obviously skilled debater and“debunker,” mind you, and as innocent and perhaps gullible and naive as the first human couple was,they swallowed it – hook line and sinker, introducing into that pure world the factor that wouldchange everything – well,
everything: evil.However long or short their existence in a good and perfect world had been, the difference betweenwhat had been and was now was as vast as night and day, as life and death itself. They may not havedied physically, but was this really life? Not when you’ve known the real thing…***In the beginning was the Word– the Word so unlike those empty, hollow, vain and idle sounds proceeding from human mouths that may say one thing and mean another – the Word of truth, perhapshard to believe for those who prefer a lie; and as scarce as it always has been in this world, the supplyof that truth was always greater than the demand for it by a race that always seems to have had agreater knack for the darkness than the light, the lie, rather than the truth.