In computational terms this is no problem at all. A decent server farm could handle 27m concurrent requests easily.
Hey Pole! I appreciate your thoughts on this. I have trouble comparing God to an unfeeling network server. I would hope the Creator would care about us more, if he/she/it is able to do so as you suggest.
This story in Daniel provides little comfort if it took Michael 3 weeks to realize that Daniel and the weaker angel had a problem.
Pete -- I thoroughly enjoy the insights on history and theology you bring to the forum.
However, then why do I (and most all humans) feel a compulsive need to reach out and alleviate the suffering of others? If we feel so compelled, then why, as the physical facts show, doesn't God do the same?
Hey there, Craig. I smiled when reading your Watchtowerish prose "as the physical facts show". But you've hit the dilemma right on the nail's head.
benevolent, loving and caring
When did God ever become come those things?Isaiah 45:7 I form the light, and create darkness; I make peace, and create evil; I, the LORD, do all these things.
Excuse typos -- You're right. If the Bible is to be taken at its word, the way the world is -- it's exactly what God wanted. Now I have a REAL headache.