Most folks enjoy the beauty of a perfect sunset—but in reality, the celestial body of the sun never “sets”. Our planet Earth rotates (spins) on its axis at the same time that it orbits (revolves) around the sun.
Laymen use terminology of the sun “setting” even thoughGalileoproved Earth rotates toward the east, which is why the sun “rises” in the east and “sets” in the west.
The reason darkness comes upon Earth is because Earth turns away from the sun’s brilliant light—the sun never turns away from Earth. This means whichever continents that are within the sun’s rays will soon enter darkness as Earth turns away. And just like Earth always goes into darkness, the same can be said for why beings go into darkness:
We turn away from the Son—The Son never turns away from us.
On July 20, 1969, the world witnessed Apollo 11 mission commander Neil Armstrong walk on the moon. Hours before this planned and historic event occurred, Buzz Aldrin, Lunar Module Pilot, carried out another planned and historic event on his own. Colonel Aldrin took communion on the moon.
The following excerpt from Buzz Aldrin’s 2009 book, Magnificent Desolation, offers background to this holy occasion:Continue reading →
Genesis 1:1-2In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.
It’s wonderful to live on a planet created with such detail. Scientists believe Continue reading →
We are God’s creation! So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27 We are blessed to be created in the image of our heavenly … Continue reading →