The Universe Exists for Our Benefit

“The Bible teaches that after God created man, He created no more (Genesis 1:1-2:3). This tells us that man is the crown and climax of creation. It also means that everything that God created before man, he created for man.” – Pastor Glem Melo

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By Pastor Glem Melo

The picture above is called “The Pale Blue Dot.” It was taken in 1990 by the Voyager 1 spacecraft from a record distance of about 6 billion kilometers (3.7 billion miles) from earth. In it our planet appears as a tiny dot — a blueish-white speck in an overwhelming, vast space.

Fundamental Physics Prize Foundation Inaugural Prize CeremonyStephen Hawkins is a British theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author. He says that his “goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.” Knowing how indescribably vast the universe is and how small we are compared to it, he comments, “We are so insignificant that I can’t believe the whole universe exists for our benefit. That would be like saying that you would disappear if I closed my eyes.”

The Bible teaches that after God created man, He created no more (Genesis 1:1-2:3). This tells…

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About New Hope

We are a community of people who believe in and live for Jesus Christ. We embrace and proclaim the Gospel as taught in the Bible and explained in the teachings of the Reformation: Salvation is by grace alone (sola gratia) because of Jesus Christ alone (solus Christus), received through faith alone (sola fide), based on the teachings of the Bible alone (sola scriptura), all for the glory of God alone (soli Deo gloria). SALVATION IS BY GRACE ALONE, THROUGH FAITH ALONE, BECAUSE OF JESUS CHRIST ALONE, BASED ON THE TEACHINGS OF THE BIBLE ALONE, ALL FOR THE GLORY OF GOD ALONE.
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