The topic for today is confusion without faith in God.
January 6: John 5, Genesis 11, Psalm 2 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
John 5 describes how Jesus healed a man at the pool of Bethesda on a Sabbath, which offended the Jews. In addition Jesus claimed to be equal with the Father, for which the Jews sought to kill him, but Jesus defended His testimony.
Genesis 11 tells about the Tower of Babel, and how different languages arose, all by being disobedient to God.
Psalm 2 is then what happens when “the heathen rage” and this psalm speaks of what is going on today.
The Tower of Babel is in a way repeated today where the global internet, supposed to bring us together, divide us more and more into camps, where the same words mean different things, dependent on the audience. Jesus is controversial, his claims are being rejected by people thinking they understand biology and morals better than God. And hate is increasing, yet there are people that believe in the universal good of mankind, if they only could get rid of the concept of God.
Yet, people are, and always will be looking for the meaning of life, and long to eliminate the emptiness and meaningless that is the logical conclusion if there is no God.