From Futility to New Life is God’s Plan

by Ken Gortowski
by Ken Gortowski

“[T]he mind set on the flesh is hostile toward God; for it does not subject[i] itself to the law of God, for it is not even able to do so….  (Romans 8:7)


[C]reation was subjected[ii] to futility[iii], not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself also will be set free ….” (Romans 8: 20-21)

Life and death, the universe and all the “stuff” that is, ever was and ever will be are “in God’s hands”. That is another way of saying that God created everything. God is timeless and immaterial and has created all that is material out of nothing, including us.

But the material world, the world as we know it, is passing away, even from the moment it was created!

And that is all part of God’s ultimate plan, though we, being only part of the material creation, have a hard time seeing it.

So, what is the plan? Continue reading

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