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When Ancient Cosmologies Inform Modern Sensibilities

November 27, 2008

Whose hands are pointed towards heaven in worship?

Our God is an awesome God He reigns from heaven above... Which above?

The Earth spins on its axle at 23.5 degrees. At the same time it is circling around the sun. What if during this complicated process of movement you are worshipping and the Earth turns away from heaven? Can you be worshipping and raise your hands towards… Hell? If I in the northern part of the globe am raising my hands to heaven where is my brother in Australia pointing his hands?

5 Comments leave one →
  1. Jake permalink
    November 27, 2008 8:31 am

    If train A leaves Chicago at 137.8 mph and train B leaves Los Angeles at….

  2. November 27, 2008 9:23 am

    in australia? i think that one answers itself 🙂

  3. November 27, 2008 9:27 am

    Homer Simpson: “Can Jesus microwave a burrito so hot that he can’t eat it?”

  4. Jake permalink
    November 27, 2008 1:15 pm

    hahaha, I don’t know why but that made me think of the episode where Moe turns the bar into a family restaurant:

    Moe: This deep fryer can flash fry an entire buffalo in 30 seconds.
    Homer: Awww thirty seconds!! But I want it nowwww!

  5. November 28, 2008 3:25 pm

    That is funny. I wonder how some of your old classmates may have answered this.

    Or some of mine at the “Gold Coast Word of Faith Bible School”.

    ugh – that’s embarrassing to type even.

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