Tuesday, 28 August 2018

One and only



Men are victims too, potentially and prone to be. The devil woman is on the prowl, oppressively seductive. Pr 5:1-23. And it’s not so much are you man enough as much as are you wise enough to flee from sin or stand firm against it.

Why is it that women seek the downfall and slave like ownership of men? The same reason that men do of women (or other men) of course, a sinful nature that goes beyond God’s instruction and boundaries in our relationships. Fake love and power is like good journalism gone bad and it is evidence of a corrupt nature that goes beyond DNA, behavior and society. It is truly global, it is a giant dispersal that spreads across  time and language and is embedded with spiritual significance. #SinToo is a seductive powerful current and humanity is in deep. Only in God can and shall we overcome.

I wept and wept because no one was found who was worthy to open the scroll or look inside.  Then one of the elders said to me, “Do not weep! See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed. He is able to open the scroll and its seven seals.” Rev 5:4-5.





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Sunday, 26 August 2018

Beyond layered modernism & mechanics, Beyond rainforest tribes and mathematical infinity






 





I have every reason to see this land with its connection to the sacred and divine as something unique regardless of the amount of machinery & pollution present these days. I have a connection with the land that goes back to the beginning, back to my ancestors and back to my maker in the not so distant past. It is secular privilege that robs me of my heritage in the public domain and educational institutions as it seeks to rule over all.

So I do not worship a forest, tree, field or creature-animal or human, neither do I worship knowledge or art, maths or machines, algorythmns and academies or nations. All these things point to something greater.

The noble & civilized savage is equally in need of the Creator God & the pre fall relationship & only Christ can take us there. Back to the future that was in the past, back to the primary eternal original. Restoration is forever, the kingdom of Abraham, the kingdom of promise. Gen 12:1-9.Rev 22:1-5.


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Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Metaphysical metamorphosis

And so worlds collide, created man made - man centred worlds driven by collided reason, pre-determined pathways and spirits below the Great Spirit & Logos who holds all things in the grasp of His control.

It is an echo of men, women and children great and small in search of treasure. But what is the treasure, where does it lay or is it on the move shifting here and there between the ethos, pathos and logos. Pushed away and forgotten lest it is remembered. Treasure that was but is no more as worlds collide-collide-collide perfectly to a pre-determined outcome that was before all things, every breath, every touch, word and action known to be resurrected into a true eternal forever  beyond a mortal phrase and phase.

A reason and logic and power in perfect control beyond our comprehension that holds love and mercy, justice and truth like undefiled treasure for men, women and children both great and small. All of history will be held to account by the true and victorious one who has made himself known that all may know. John 1:1-18.







Tuesday, 21 August 2018

unvirtuous virtuoso









So you have a symphony of stuff like Judaism, eastern religion, Christianity, western thought,Islam, the renaissance, the reformation, the enlightenment, the industrial revolution, Darwinian evolution, you have people like Plato, Aristotle, Marx, Nietzsche, Descartes and so on that live on in this dark modern mega age of gold, copper, coal, oil, silicone, plastic, radioactivity,  toxic chemicals and obese humans and the non-nuclear family.

We live in crude times and rude times, war times and torn times of insular soft places with hard facts and ghost facts, zombie journalism, corporate power, abused power, global thinking, patriotic and culture war duty where money talks, sex sells, and crime pays and society reaps what it sows, semi constant states of sensory illusion and existentialism as we seek the objective in the subjective and the body in the mind and pleasure beyond the boundary of the not so nostalgic but necessary goodness and love of old. 1 Cor 13:1-13. Keep in step with the Spirit.Gal 5:13-26.

The image of God after the fall, in mankind, cannot be re reasoned or re created into our existence, or if it can it will only be very limited in relation to what once was our reality before the fall. Jesus alone, who was there in the beginning is the way, the truth and the tree of life.

https://creation.com/m/what-is-the-image-of-god-creation-magazine-live-7-09

The difference and function between God and humans and humans and animals in terms of salvation and Old testament sacrifice and Christ's sacrifice on the cross is explained well in the above link which is in video format.


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Monday, 20 August 2018

The centrality of God, the expanse of God.







There are manifold ways God could reveal His greatness (not that he hasn’t done that already with the created orders and the amazing biology we witness across the kinds). But when it comes to connecting with humanity on a personal level after the great dispersion of Babel God reveals himself to a 75 year old called Abram. Gen 12:1-9.

God is in the habit or pattern of using lowly and seemingly insignificant things or people that would not ordinarily catch our eye or mind with interest. He launches them into an orbit or path here on earth that has significant effect and purpose in the history of mankind to great effect. Not that we would think so at times when we see the huge mess and shame they can also make.

But that is not a problem for God as He works amidst this huge mix of tribes and nations in bondage to decay and convergent ideas. God is making His truth known. God brings blessing that is full to the brim with promise. But that promise is not genetic in nature but spiritual to the core. It is why a gentile can call Abraham father and it is why we can call God our Father in heaven. What started with Abraham is fulfilled in Christ Jesus. Gal 3:7. Faith is still the order of the day until Christ returns.



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Sunday, 19 August 2018

To God or not to God





Intelligent design focuses on the irreducible complexity of a Cinderella/Goldilocks type planet and all the supreme function & diversity it holds in contrast to an alleged atheistic big bang, or alleged abiogenesis on earth or mars or wherever they choose to look next.

The truly chaotic idea that is evolution with its bait and switch deception seeks to hijack natural selection (which young earth science also teaches) in another type of sleight of mind that can happen in the blink of an eye in a debate or opinion piece.

In the Biblical model we also see mistakes, errors, decay and decrepit breakdowns across God’s world and universe because of the fall and sin. Multi-levelled death entered the world because of the behaviour of mankind, mankind did not evolve through a cycle of death or a puddle or whatever. Mankind inherited a consequence from a law maker and law giver.

The claim that we evolved is more akin to devolution and the loss of genetic material of a high order, not a gain. Genetically speaking we are becoming more and more bankrupt, not richer. In fact we bankrupted ourselves from our richest source of life and joy when we turned our back on God. 

And even though He rightly and justly punished us He also displayed mercy and redeeming love with a promise to renew and redeem. That is the total opposite of blind pitiless indifference,blind chance & red tooth and claw with a eugenic gospel based on fear and survival. Without God in our world we edge closer to a living hell yet to reach its final fulfilment and alienation.






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Saturday, 18 August 2018

What are you building on, what are you resting in?






In the incredible wisdom of God and creation we see a big picture of rest, in days and nights and weeks, in seasons and years. Even for animals and fields. It is the God of the Bible that speaks into the futility of unjust business that also calls us away from empty or temporary pleasure, riches, fame and laziness and gives us a taste of joy that earth cannot afford or manufacture.

Out of slavery and bondage and into a freedom where milk and honey can be enjoyed but not worshipped. Isa 55:1-13.In God alone is there true rest and eternal joys beyond compare. Praise the LORD. Psalm 103:1-22. In this sin ravaged world not that different at all from ancient Babylon, Egypt or Paganistic states, peace and rest is afforded to us in the Christ child, come man, Savior & no ordinary King.

A day that God has made, a place that He has provided, that we may worship Him if able, and not the fading riches and temporary powers  that are blown away or dissolve like sandcastles by the open waterline.Mt 7:24-29.




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Friday, 17 August 2018

Blood and water







Belief in unbelief says there is no God and neither is He sovereign. Dry bones remain dry bones as they fade back to dust. But God says it is the dust from where you came as I breathed life with all its power and information into your ancestor as into you. I did it once & I shall do it again in and through the redeeming love of my son and His blood. 

There is a key to life and a key to death & the risen Christ holds them in the grasp of His hand just as God holds the whole world and all eternity in His. Blood is thicker than water but water washes away sin. Science may meddle with DNA/RNA but it did not create it or curse it, science like many other sources of knowledge is always secondary and never primary.



Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Seasonal adjustment







The cold but equally wise winter fades as its semi dormant period can no longer contain the song and pattern that is spring. Each season bursts onto the scene with power and characteristic function in the world that was made by & belongs to God. Order, order, everywhere.





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Tuesday, 14 August 2018

What do we idolise







The Dawkins Delusion: A follower of Dawkins on the net sought to paint a picture of Dawkins as less religious and less dogmatic as all the “other religions”. In terms of unbelief in God, Dawkins is a 6 and not a 7 from 1on a number line. That’s wormy or weasely though, and the way Dawkins attacks Theists and defends Darwinian ideas sends big signals on the Richter scale of hostility with words and actions. The A priori position that ignores God and His design sets itself up in direct opposition to God.


Dawkins mind may not be made up in his mind of mindless unguided process or may be made up in its mindless unguided process. Either way his life and being are commited to an anti-Christ and anti God mentality and spirituality. He is in many respects what Saul was before he came Paul after his encounter on the road to Damascus in pursuit of Christians. He is what many once were before the transformational power of the gospel and blood and spirit of Jesus.

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Sunday, 12 August 2018

The Meg is like a MiG




So the Meg is on the big screen & the marketing program is starting to make waves for the cinematically unaware like me. Apparently the Meg is doing sharks no favours but that’s Hollywood for you. And is a cinema really a cinema if it doesn’t have a scary story or two or three (as if life isn't scary enough).


Sharks are still not my friends in the modern narrative of the poor misunderstood creature’s scenario or syndrome. I was up close with some sharks last Saturday but was as safe as a clownfish in an anemone. I had caught a train early to Sydney to visit an aquarium on the way to the airport where our daughter was booked on a flight over seas later in the day. My main aim was video but I took a few stills as well.Got the usual evolutionary dogma audio in the program but it was so nice to witness God's wisdom and ability to wow in the created orders.





There are all kinds of fish that can kill and poison you and various types of safety measures you need to implement to stay safe. It’s the same with plants and people and transport, electrical goods and so on. In the sublime beauty and function there is a deadly curse, in the intelligent designs of men and women dangers lurk.












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Thursday, 9 August 2018

New Religions




The doom and gloom of climate change/global warming has its redemptive narrative of salvation in renewable energy sources. It is out with the old covenant and in with the new. There is the altar call of repentance and send in your money now. Sci-ocracy.

Is this scientific conversion therapy? I find it funny (not ha ha) or semi humorous in an ironic sense anyway, how spiritual elements are mocked when anti-spiritual teachings are highly elevated in the current “other” climate.

But that is how things roll and it’s not that we shouldn’t care deeply for the creation and our bodies and our neighbor’s wellbeing. In the bitterness and difficulty of severe climate challenges and difficult politicised data we have wonderful examples of what to do in the life of Joseph, Naomi & Ruth. In God they trusted in the thick and thin of it all. Science is known to be arbitrary, God is not. He is dependable and faithful in the fiercest of environments. Even to hell and back.







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Wednesday, 8 August 2018

an axis of rebellion








Evil comes in many shapes, sizes and scales and without truth you will not and cannot know your left from your right or your wrong in the secular and religious world.

The pre-conceived ideas of the ancients, modernity and post modernity are very much virgin births of impossibility but they just don't see it, it is such a powerful delusion and camouflage.

And when God does such a thing on the world stage the message is mocked and ridiculed. Such is our arrogance, such is our ignorance and lack of humility and willingness to walk in obedience.

We like to think we are the rule makers, we are the kings and queens, lords and monarchs of our existence, and to a small point we are, a very small point and our small mistakes can have dire consequences. In the bigger picture we are renegades and rebels that choose the side of darkness, chaos and manipulated truths that have elected to go against the good instruction for our benefit.

Rom 3:9-20.

It is easy to get drawn into the Jew vs Christian vs Arab vs Secular and so on. Just like fighting and murderous brothers or sisters from the one family even. But when it comes to God there is a great equaliser in the presence of His holiness and purity that puts all of humanity in the same basket, and only in Christ shall true peace and salvation come & the devils work undone & in this we are totally undeserving if it were not for the purposeful kindess and mercy of God.





Tuesday, 7 August 2018

The white woomera bird

Update on this post: The bird which I initially name as a heron is more than likely an eastern great egret (they are similar) and therefore may not have the same neck structure and therefore may not be woomera like.




I have been keeping an eye on this heron or egret? for a month or so now. As I drive to work it is usually hanging out in a deeply cut irrigation canal. The first time I noticed, it was on the other side of the road which would have been a much nicer composition that ticked all of my boxes. That is when I should have pulled over and taken the shot, but I didn’t (probably late for work). Ever since, the heron has only been on the other side of the road (why it crossed it I don’t know)



So in beggar like, or barter like mindset I took what I could get yesterday when I saw the birds as I crossed a bridge on the way to work. I put on the zoom thinking I wouldn’t get close. But it was hard to get a good shot so I moved along the canal out of sight and the strong wind helped noise wise. As I got close a spoonbill spooked which also alarmed the heron/egret and up & off they went skywards which is often the case with birds.  








This morning a new CMI article appeared regarding the heron, bio-mimicry & human hunting tools and techniques and so I decided to finalise some images, seeking to get the best out of them & piece together a blog post.


Woomera is also a place in South Australia known for launching rockets,
it was also the name of my sporting(tribal?) team at New Lambton Primary School. 



enhanced with artistic effects
(good for sort of good photos)





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Monday, 6 August 2018

The Big Questions remain.









Did you know that in the ancient Greco-Roman world they permitted, in the public space the idea of, and homage to, AN UNKNOWN GOD. Acts 17:23. The Apostle Paul, thrust out of Judaism and drawn into Christ, is now thrust into the gentile world where he preaches an astounding love, knowledge and faith based message from the one true God.

In many respects the UNKNOWN GOD deserves the same standing in the world of modern historical science because the truth or fact of the matter is, despite claims of dark matter, big bang 1 & 2, abiogenesis, evolution etc.they simply do not no know, but neither do they dare entertain the idea that an historical text that proclaims authority over scientific assumption could actually be correct.Of that they are ironically sure of. 

So even when scientific evidence and argument is produced in a valid and challenging way that contradicts current favoured models it is under mined to the detriment of society and education.This type of mindful mindlessness is pretty common in academic behaviours.






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Milking it









We, as a society, would like to believe that we are building our lives on some very solid stuff, particularly when it comes to modern historical science that is very esteemed and reinforced in museum settings and universities globally. But for all the impressiveness with a serve of hope and faith, look a little bit closer and it may as well be derived soft, gooie & yogurty fetta-ish pasturised 'facts-sorta kinds-yeah-nah' .



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Sunday, 5 August 2018

Neonic gods and illuminated scrolls







Alpha-beta-codes-codex-key-door-open-close-lock
VHS-MP4_MI5-6 DIGIT PASSWORD 7 pin plug OMEGA.



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Friday, 3 August 2018

Oh be careful little heart what you love.





We were at a church gathering last night & it was an encouraging time as we all shared a meal together. There was a bit more to it as it was the men who had prepared the meals and served the ladies. Quite a few of the men also did items while the ladies chatted between courses.


One of the elders closed the evening with a small talk and prayer of thanksgiving. A key point was how God had brought the woman to the man to live together (that is often portrayed as God just making stuff up a he goes along-but when you consider the consistant providental nature of God it just doesn’t fit) and how first love can be very special. We display a keenness to our first love that can fade and die due to our sinful and weak hearts. And that can also happen with our relationship with God (many a hymn repeats the dilemma) and many a secular song - love on the rocks for example...


So it was great to dwell on that and be reminded of that reality and circumstance that we can find ourselves in. Even as Christians we can be prone to wander and build our own towers, ones that we need to tear down in our hearts and seek God like our first love and not a secondary thing.


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Things are on the up(sort of)







Given the right conditions (here we go again) machines will become smarter, even smarter than humans (does that mean they are capable of being dumber than humans too).Like those government and corporation robo- phone systems that have ways of not making us talk as we press 1, press 2 or wait and wait and wait…..The rise of the machines, the rise of the robotic, the rise of sea levels, the rise of man-made pollution, the rise of electricity and the cost of living and the decline of western thought & culture.


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Thursday, 2 August 2018

Life is like a bag of oysters



Recently in the July/winter school holidays I spent a good part of the day on an oyster farm in Port Stephens NSW. I have learnt a little bit about oysters before (they taste best cooked and smothered in sauce, and their shell has a very sharp corrugated edge that cuts human flesh very easily + some ecological and biological stuff) but learnt a little bit more. 

I have known this farming family most of my life off and on through a sister church relationship plus my mum and dad liked to holiday up there at times so we played and visited together. I actually learnt to ski at Tanilba and remember falling down in the middle of the bay and "JAWS" was very much on my mind as I waited for the speedboat to arc around as I floated in the water and looked around.

So I am in the process of putting a video together but have some composition to do. I still need to insert the natural/supernatural design component (eagles, cormorants & terns which is probably the more arousing part) plus some shed work. It has a bit to go yet, but so far I have done two small video's that will be reworked and created a photo page.

Oyster farmers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5O-DCNz2p0g

Oyster farmers 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOb3z9pExWk&t=33s

Photo page
https://photos.app.goo.gl/5QyNDFtWS7jNHJTo7

My hosts were very gracious and accomodating and although rainy and cold at times being out on the not so rough waters was also warm, beautiful and wonderful as creation often is.

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The scientific resistance is not futile



If rocks can speak then so can bones



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If an elephant is inside a room, does anybody see?
(if a tree falls in a forest...)





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Outstanding in their field



The problem with “experts” is that we buy into the expert and the expert knowledge and don’t necessarily get the fuller and bigger picture. So we get sucked into expert-ism. In the world of modern historical science it is called consensus where a bunch of experts pretty much give an opinion because the facts are not so clear and can be then manipulated. And that is how evolution is given a lot of air to breath.

Yes it looks like science and sounds like science but dig a little deeper, come a little bit closer and evolution is a con job and many professors are expert at keeping Darwin’s ideas alive. It’s more like favoritism than science

There is plenty of scientific argument that refutes evolution and you don’t have to be an expert to grasp that.https://creation.com/evolution-what-the-experts-say .But you are not allowed to learn about that in school, the education board wants to keep it secret. The experts don’t want to educate you but indoctrinate you into anti-thinking and denial. 




There are a lot of things that are back to front in this world, yet it should not be. 



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