But it works. . .

April 29, 2018

The other day I was working on my laptop and after doing a fairly standard cut and paste in the document I had open, I had a startling revelation. I had no idea how the computer did what it did.

I mean it wasn’t exactly putting someone on the moon, but still, how did this box of wires and circuits know what I wanted it to do? It allowed me to select a block of text, copy it to some predefined area of memory and then retrieve it and paste it into a completely different spot. Cool!

Now I have been using PCs for over 35 years (do you remember the Sinclair ZX81?) so I’m not a novice, but how does a computer do that?

I would suspect there’s not one person in a thousand who could actually explain it. But that doesn’t stop the rest of us from using our computers every day, cutting and pasting to our heart’s desire.

So how come people say they couldn’t become a Christ follower because they don’t understand all the Bible? I have a confession for you: I don’t understand all the Bible either.

Shocked? But the fact that I don’t understand it all doesn’t mean I can’t accept what I do understand. Have a great week and remember: To see what is really possible, you will have to attempt the impossible


Leave a Reply