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By Julie Hedgepeth Williams

Of the households that boarded the unsinkable big in 1912, just a fourth stayed jointly throughout the sinking and arrived adequately in manhattan. Albert and Sylvia Caldwell and their 10-month-old son, Alden, have been a kind of infrequent immense households. writer Julie Williams attracts on first-person debts from her great-Uncle Albert and wide learn to inform the attention-grabbing tale of the younger relations who have been kept by means of a mix of good fortune, pluck, Albert's outgoing nature, Sylvia's ailment, and Alden's helplessness. Their distinct tale of the quick lifetime of the huge and their fortunate rescue aboard the ill-starred Lifeboat thirteen hasn't ever been totally advised in vast literature. a unprecedented mammoth relations features a photograph taken of them on deck an strange surviving memento despatched to them after the catastrophe. however the journey at the gigantic was once just one a part of an even bigger nightmare for the Caldwells.

Albert and Sylvia, idealistic younger Presbyterian missionaries from the yank Midwest, had got down to Bangkok, Siam, at the very day in their marriage ceremony in 1909, wanting to serve God and spot the area. yet issues went awry. in any case, they fled Bangkok in a determined trip world wide to avoid wasting Sylvia's wellbeing and fitness. Fellow missionaries, in spite of the fact that, believed that the couple had plotted to renege on their agreement and contrive an excuse to head domestic early, at nice monetary loss to the church. The journey world wide hence constructed right into a grim video game of cat and mouse, with the Caldwells because the prey. no longer even the lack of the colossal ended the search. a unprecedented colossal family members follows the true-life plot twists in a biographical account of a relations that survived the large yet may well by no means break out the shadow the send forged over them.

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10:31) and is personally distinct from other minds. He is capable of having interpersonal relationships (Exod. 2:24; Lev. 19: 1; Heh. 4: 13), is omniscient (I John 3:20), judges (Ps. 50:6), loves (Prov. 3: 12; Jer. 31:3), and has a will (1 John 2: 17). In sharp contrast to the pantheistic deity connected with the New Age Movement, we see through Scripture that God is an intelligent, compassionate, and personal being. ) . ( c. ,-_73-)- There is, brethren, one God .... God, 5ubsisting alone. and having nothing contemporaneous {at the same rime with Himseln, dere rmined to create the world ....

But this is what one would expect, since we are dealing with a reali ty that is exalted far beyond our limits of knowledge and reasoning. "My thoughts are not your thoughts, Neither are your ways My ways," says the Lord in Isaiah 55:8. He goes on to explain, "For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways, And My thoughts than your thoughts" (v. 9). It should come as no surprise that human analogies would fail to adequately describe a spiritual entity as complex and nonhuman as God.

6 Although no Old Testament passages explicitly describe God as a triune being, many Old Testament verses at the very least suggest a , 64 G OD IN THREE PERSONS plurality within God's nature. " The use here of plural pronouns is most interesting. Renowned biblical scholar and linguistic expert Dr. Gleason Archer comments: This first person plural can hardly be a mere editorial or royal plural that refers to the speaker alone, for no such usage is demonstrable an,)'where else in biblical Hebrew.

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