The Bible and the Internet

The Bible and the Internet

THE BIBLE CLAIMS to be God’s Word—His message to us. In its first chapter (Genesis 1) it says ten times: “and God said”. Now this must be true or it must be just someone’s idea, or a group of people who cooked up these things for their own reasons in the dim and distant past. The Bible is either an elaborate fabrication, or it has been given to the human race by Someone real and all-powerful. That is what I believe: God has spoken, caused His words to be recorded, and then caused the message to be transmitted through the ages until our time. Genesis is just the beginning. There are a total of 66 books within the one volume we call the Bible. They were written over a period of at least 1500 years by many different writers, in different countries and different social circumstances. We have history, biography,

Eternal Reality

Eternal Reality

SOMEONE WAS WALKING along the street when they saw black smoke billowing from a house window. Instinctively they whipped out their phone. They took a photo, and uploaded it to their social media platform as they walked on. It happened that the secretary of the house’s landlord was cruising social media at the time. She saw the post, recognised the house and called the emergency services, who arrived and put the fire out. Life on Screen An increasing proportion of the world’s population is spending an increasing proportion of their time looking at screens— for work, for play and for conducting day-to-day life. For some this is a cause for concern. There has been relatively little research into the potential hazards of prolonged exposure to electric and magnetic fields, the physiological risks associated with spending long periods in restricted postures making repetitive hand movements, and the strain on the visual