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Article

November 1998
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

More nature study

Nature serves to illustrate many spiritual truths. Wanting to illustrate the value of hard work and planning, Solomon said, ‘Go to the ant you sluggard, consider its ways and be wise!’ (Proverbs 6:6). References to nature can be found throughout Solomon’s proverbs. Consider some verses in Proverbs chapter 27. Verse 7 states: ‘He who…

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News

November 1998
News

Sierra Club

John Muir founded the Sierra Club, a powerful force for ecological concern. While many see the beauty of nature as an accident of evolution, to John Muir it revealed the very hand of God. Once he was standing with a friend at a high point of the Yosemite Valley. Filled with wonder and emotion,…

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Article

October 1998
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Nature study

Some people love nature instead of loving God. Disciples of Christ love nature because they love God. Loving the Creator ought to lead every Christian to become a naturalist! By this I mean that all Christians should study nature. Well-meaning Christians might react with dismay. To study nature might distract us from concern for…

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Article

January 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

Christ our wisdom

'Of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God - and righteousness, and sanctification and redemption' (1 Corinthians 1:30) Is there anything more noble than wisdom? Solomon did not think so. 'Get wisdom! Get understanding!' he cries. 'Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom' (Proverbs 4:5,7). Such advice…

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