By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
As I sat in my office earlier today (Aug. 21) I could not help but think how funny it would be if God looked down from heaven and decided to not allow the total eclipse to happen.
He could have stopped it had He chosen, but He allowed it to happen.
The hoopla surrounding this eclipse has amazed me. While they don’t happen often, total solar eclipses are not uncommon.
I understand why non-Christians are so excited. They don’t see the eclipse from the perspective that God made it happen. As a result, they are amazed. Man may have mapped the eclipse and could predict that it was going to occur, but, ultimately, God allowed the moon to pass in front of the sun. [Read more…]