The Crisis Questions
Teachers of philosophy have often asserted that it is the same questions that we grapple with today philosophically (and hopfully not sophomorically) that philosophers of old raised thousands of years ago. Nothing significant has changed in that regard. And not only that but whenever there's a natural disaster or catastrophe of some kind there is usually a progression of questioning that follows an ancient well-worn course very much like this: #1 Where did this come from? (I didn't see this coming at all) #2 What went wrong? (What happened that this could occur?) #3 Is there any hope? (can this be prevented from ever happening again or from having such a deadly effect?) #4 Where do we go from here? (Where is all this going to lead?)
As we break down these questions that we cannot help but ask, it can be found fascinating that these are the exact questions that religions and philosophies attempt to answer in larger macrocosmic sense. 1) Where did all this come from (Origin) 2) What is the state and status of things? (Condition) 3) What is to be done about it? (Salvation or Remedy) 4)Where are we headed from here if anywhere? (Destiny) Ultimately there are not several correct answers to each of these questions. Only one set of answers will prove to have been correct all along.
PLEASE ENCOURAGE AUTHOR, LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE
Read more articles by Terry Barlow or search for other articles by topic below.
Search for articles on: (e.g. creation; holiness etc.)Read more by clicking on a link:
Main Site Articles
Most Read Articles
Highly Acclaimed Challenge Articles.
New Release Christian Books for Free for a Simple Review.
NEW - Surprise Me With an Article - Click here for a random URL
God is Not Against You - He Came on an All Out Rescue Mission to Save You
...in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them... 2 Cor 5:19
Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. Acts 13:38
LEARN & TRUST JESUS HERE
The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.