“Heaven is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark” Steven Hawking.
Prof Hawking is well-educated in applied mathematics and a theoretical scientist and has concluded that there is no heaven and no afterlife. In his latest book, The Grand Design, Prof Hawking claimed that no divine force was needed to explain why the Universe was formed. Relying on science and “his computer” (his marvelous brain) to explain the world in which we live in. Even though science and man are limited in what can be measured. Hawking trust is in mans speculation and science alone.
But what is the reason for the conscience of man, the complex emotions and our spiritual needs. Something we all experience as humans and can’t be denied. Why do we question the purpose for our lives? Do the animals of the field struggle with this? No they exist as they were created to exist. We however are wonderfully made in the image of our creator the Father God of Heaven and Earth. We are Flesh, blood and spirit.
1 Cor 2 :We do, however, speak a message of wisdom among the mature, but not the wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing. 7 No, we declare God’s wisdom, a mystery that has been hidden and that God destined for our glory before time began. 8 None of the rulers of this age understood it, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. 9 However, as it is written
“What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard,
and what no human mind has conceived”[b]—
the things God has prepared for those who love him—
10 these are the things God has revealed to us by his Spirit.
As a believer reading this scripture I feel truly blessed that God has revealed himself to me by his spirit. That indeed is the miracle of salvation, to change the heart of man. As Tim Vince said on ‘God morning’ regarding Hawkings comments “open your heart and let God in”
Ps14:1 The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”