As the world commemorates Earth Day on April 22, it’s interesting to explore what the Bible says about the importance of caring for the environment. The late evangelist Billy Graham once noted that “of all people, Christians should be the most concerned for the environment,” explaining that God created the world and entrusted humanity to protect it.
Are we living in the biblical end times? That’s a question that has consistently emerged over the past two millennia, with scores of Christians wondering when Jesus’ second coming will unfold. It’s a topic that famed Christian author Joel Rosenberg has often discussed, as the prophecy expert routinely shares what he believes the Bible says about the end of days.
Craig Scott lost his sister, Rachel Joy Scott, as well as 11 fellow classmates and a teacher when two student gunmen entered Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, and launched a murderous rampage that horrified the nation and left Scott and his community reeling.
Jesus makes it clear in Mark 12:29-31 and Matthew 22:35-40 that the two most important commandments are love God and love others. Christ explained there is “no commandment greater than these” when he was asked by one of the teachers of the law which of God’s rules are the most essential.