Preparing for God's new creation starts with loving God's creation as we know it.
If I observe that it’s sunny outside, but I know that it’s winter and I see snow on the ground, I will likely conclude that it’s cold out and put on my coat before I walk out the door. If I see my son with chocolate on his lips and cookie crumbs on the counter, I might conclude that he probably snuck a cookie from the cookie jar.
With all the brokenness in the world, is the study of the mathematical aspects of Creation worthwhile? Are we right to pursue the beauty of pure mathematics, or should we focus our energy on studying "practical"' mathematical concepts which have immediate, obvious application to solving the world’s pressing problems?
Because of God’s covenantal faithfulness, there is no reason to fear. It is God who saves and brings life, not some magical power performed by ourselves.
Physics is humankind’s attempt to understand how physical aspects of the Creation work.
I sometimes wonder how I ended up as a translator. Biology definitely has its own language, terminology, and culture, but that isn’t really what I am talking about.