Monday, August 21, 2017

Is America's Great Eclipse a Sign from God?


Is America's Great Eclipse a Sign from God?
A reminder of humanity's small part in God's universe
Douglas Estes
Total solar eclipses are normal astronomical events that occur with surprising regularity. It is possible that Thales of Miletus was able to predict a solar eclipse in the 6th century BC; and modern astronomers can calculate their occurrences for millions of years in either direction, past or future. Yet, eclipses remind us that what is rare for most humans is simply a regular astronomical event to God. To people, the occurrence of an eclipse is like a thousand years, but to God, its occurrence is like a day. Are they signs from God? continue reading >>


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