From time to time we see the destructive forces of God and nature wreak havoc and death on unsuspecting, or unwitting, populations. In the Bible we see events that are clearly described as the judgment of God, and in history and modern times we wonder if natural disasters have any bearing on the Divine. Today is the anniversary of one of the most famous of all such disasters.
“Ash was falling onto the ships now, darker and denser the closer they went. Now it was bits of pumice, and rocks that were blackened and burned and shattered by the fire.” – Bible or Not?
As believers we understand that God knows all, and that He is able to do according to His will. As it was in the days of Sodom and Gomorrah, so it was in the days of Pompeii and Vesuvius, so it is in our day and time. Is God in control or does nature follow its course on its own? Find out here…Continue reading