[CS-FSLUG] I had a dream that posed an interesting question

Jim Isbell, W5JAI jim.isbell at gmail.com
Sun Dec 6 17:19:48 CST 2009

I think being stranded on an Island would not be the same as you would
know that upon leaving the island there would be other humans to
interact with.  Therefore there would be a purpose.

On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 5:09 PM, Tim Young <Tim.Young at lightsys.org> wrote:
> I would agree with Fred in this.  If God had chosen to only put Adam on
> earth with no Eve, God would have given Adam some purpose.  At the same
> time, Jim asks a fair question, "What purpose would we serve?"  We, as
> humans, get too much of our identity out of our jobs, the other people in
> our lives, etc.  But, when the various Christian leaders were striving to
> determine, "What is the chief end of man" (what is man's role in this
> world), they came up with a number of answers which only somewhat relied on
> other humans.  Most of our responsibility is to love God.  Personally, I
> would have a difficult time knowing how to reflect that love if there were
> no other humans on this earth.  In John, the Bible says that we know we love
> God by seeing His love pour out to others through us.  It is His love
> coursing through us that gives us the assurance that we are in Him.
> Being the only person stranded on an island, etc, would put us in a similar
> predicament.  It is a good question.  If there were no other people you
> could impact, could you express God's love?
>     - Tim Young
> Fred A. Miller wrote:
> I don't know, but I DO know that if God put me in that position, He would
> have a reason for it and work for me to do.
> Fred
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Jim Isbell
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you are just taking up too much space."

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