'Earth' Tagged Posts

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The Christian and the Environment

Since 1970, April 22 has been observed as Earth Day, a day to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Such a day causes me to consider whether or not we as Christians possess a biblical responsibility to protect the environment. And I believe the following four biblical considerations are worth mentioning on this matter. First, Christians should care about the environment because God created it. In the very first verse of the Bible, we read, “In the beginning, God created the…


The Roman playwright Horace, who lived and wrote in the days of Julius Caesar, criticized the other poets and playwrights of his day because every time they presented a problem, in the plot line of their stories, they utilized one of the many Roman gods to resolve it. In regards to their propensity to interject such gods, Horace said, ”Do not bring a god onto the stage unless the problem is one that deserves a god to solve it.” Horace’s…