‘If God can do anything, can He create a rock so heavy that He can’t lift it,’ asks the clever sceptic. ‘Maybe not, but He can certainly create one heavy enough to drop on your irreverent head,’ my snarky flesh wants to answer! Augustine was famously asked by a student what God was doing before He created the heavens and the earth? “Creating Hell, he said, “For people who ask questions like that!” Embracing the impossible is dismissed by unbelievers as magical thinking, but it’s just part-and-parcel of the Christian life. Looking......
December 18, 2017
Sisyphus and the One Name
I can think of no darker words than these two: no hope. Craig Biehl called them the two unbearable words. He writes: “Two small words. When heard on the battlefield, in the hospital waiting room,...