Christ is the visible image of the invisible God.He existed before anything was created and is supreme over all creation,for through him God created everythingin the heavenly realms and on earth.He made the things we can seeand the things we can’t see—such as thrones, kingdoms, rulers, and authorities in the unseen world.Everything was created through him and for him.He existed before anything else,and he holds all creation together.Christ is also the head of the church,which is his body.He is the beginning,supreme over all who rise from the dead.So he is first in everything.For God in all his fullnesswas pleased to live in Christ,and through him God reconciledeverything to himself.He made peace with everything in heaven and on earthby means of Christ’s blood on the cross.
From the moment we exist to the moment we enter judgment day after our final breath, we are given a choice of what to believe. Once made, you still have an opportunity.
In Colossians 1:15-20 makes it very clear who made the universe, who created us and for what purpose. If you read in the Old Testament, it discusses more details about why God chose to recede the high waters. He wanted to give us a second chance at life; redeem ourselves as humans. I’ve counted quite a few times in the Bible of stories when He did.
But with Noah, He made a convent, a promise to us. When He sent HIs only Son, it only confirmed his convent with the people. That’s just how amazing He is. It didn’t matter how many scars Jesus suffered, or taunts he heard. He didn’t lay him down to rest, he had him rise again.
I don’t think God created the Universe for no reason or out of pure boredom. He had His Kingdom to rule with the angels.
If I believed in a million gods and look to them to satisfy my every need and desire, I would never be content. With God, I’m still not content but it’s because I’m hungry and thirsty all the time and craving for more of HIm. I’m not afraid of who God is or what He has to offer. It’s not the rules and traditions that drag me down. In fact, it’s more about living like Jesus than the rules. If we intend to live more like Jesus, then we’re still attempting our humanly way of following the rules.
I apologize for the rambling thoughts but these thoughts came up after reading Know Why You Believe by Paul E. Little. Hope you read it and find something out of it!