Catechism


What sort of Redeemer is needed to bring us back to God?

    One who is truly human and also truly God.

    Isaiah 9:6

    For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

    Why must the Redeemer be truly human?

      That in human nature he might on our behalf perfectly obey the whole law and suffer the punishment for human sin; and also that he might sympathize with our weaknesses.

      Hebrews 2:17

      Therefore he had to be made like his brothers in every respect, so that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.

      Earworm Wednesday: Father and Son ~Jun


      So I went to Guardians of the Galaxy volume two over the weekend, and yes next Monday there will be a review.  So like the first movie they had a great sound track in this one. And one of the songs was this originally done by Cat Stevens or as he is known now Yusuf Islam.  And I found this cover done by Jun and I think he did a good job.

      Frenetic Friday 


      Well we’re going to talk about technology today, and to get things started here is a self returning ball.

      I am of two minds about this, first it is cool without a doubt you can’t deny it.  But what about the tossing the ball with your friends/kids.  I mean this is the “I am playing by myself I don’t need anyone else”.  This could be just an outdoor video game.

      Staying on technology her is the latest medical break through an artificial womb.

      So the reason this has been developed is because of premature babies with the idea that they can go back into the artificial womb but well see I read science fiction.  And current science fiction writers tend to go on and on about the wonders of the artificial wombs and how they have freed women from the burden of motherhood.  See the thing is even if the original intent is to help premature children live it won’t stop there.  No ultimately this will be used to further separate the act of intercourse and the act of conception.  So that they will become two separate things ultimately disassociated with each other so that what God has created to be together will by man become apart.

      Speaking of in-vitro children.  What happens when you have a bunch of children frozen after in-vitro fertilization and you have all the children you want?  Well why not take those embryos and turn them into keepsake jewelry?  I am not kidding.  Baby Bee Hummingbird, an Australian company, will take the embryos and transform them into necklaces and rings like this:

      Yes that is an embryo straw just in case you’re wondering.  Making jewelry out of people is wrong  in so many ways I can only equate it to when they made lampshades out of the skin of dead Jews killed in the concentration camps.  And as heinous as lampshades of skin are, there is an exponential increase of evil when it comes to making jewelry from babies.

      So from jewelry let’s go to a film, like that segue?  Well you won’t.  Joss Whedon the guy behind the Avenger movies, Firefly, Buffy the Vampire Slayer made a film for Planned Parenthood.  You can go watch it here:  Unlocked Joss Whedon video supporting Planned Parenthood.

      Well here are two really great videos in response to Joss Whedon’s film.

      And lastly we have a PSA from the White Horse Inn:  How to read the bible.

      That is it for this Frenetic Friday.

      Catechism 


      Is there any way to escape punishment and be brought back into God’s favor?

        Yes, to satisfy his justice, God himself, out of mere mercy, reconciles us to himself and delivers us from sin and from the punishment for sin, by a Redeemer.

        Isaiah 53:10–11

        Yet it was the will of the Lord to crush him; he has put him to grief; when his soul makes an offering for guilt, he shall see his offspring; he shall prolong his days; the will of the Lord shall prosper in his hand. Out of the anguish of his soul he shall see and be satisfied; by his knowledge shall the righteous one, my servant, make many to be accounted righteous, and he shall bear their iniquities.