August 22, 2013

‘God is the best artist’ takes off on social media

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"God sure does know how to paint a beautiful picture for us all." Instagram post.

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"God sure does know how to paint a beautiful picture for us all." Instagram post.

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(RNS) The notion of God as an artist is hardly new. But when Twitter and Pinterest users take to their smartphones to snap pictures of sunrises and sunsets and attribute those “masterpieces” to God, they are exhibiting a new sort of adoration.

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  • I agree with one of the final comments in the article: why does a sunset show God’s hand any more than a devastated Haiti after the earthquake and tsunami? Or someone suffering from guinea worm or paralyzed from polio? If one is a demonstration of God’s power, why pretend that the other is not?

  • Mel Fisher

    The sunset is a part of Gods creation that is untarnished by the fall of man. People dying in floods and earthquakes are suffering the results of the fall of man