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Do we know how to listen well? Do we know how to listen to God, and to those around us?
This morning I read Hebrews 11, which is of course the famous ‘By faith..’ passage, listing various Old Testament examples of faithful followers of God, from Abel to Rahab before skipping over Gideon, David and Samuel in a single verse.
In Job 37 Elihu (the youngest of Job’s ‘friends’ in the conversation about his suffering) tells Job to ‘stop and consider the wondrous works of God’ (v14). From thunder and lightning to snow and rain, animals, whirlwinds and people, God made them all, is behind, above and beyond them all, upholds and sustains them all.
I have long disliked the central place that ‘chance’ has in modern scientific theories, particularly the ‘random’ mutations that drive evolution forward. As a Christian I don’t lik..