Center of the Universe
center of the Universe?
This question has been debated through the
ages past, many ancient Greek philosophers assumed
that the Sun, Moon, stars,
and naked eye planets circled the Earth.
This is known as the geocentric model,
the theory that the Earth is the center of the
universe and other objects orbit around it.
Belief in this system was common in ancient
and was embraced by Aristotle and Ptolemy. The
geocentric model was generally accepted into the early
modern age. From
from the late 16th century onward it was gradually
replaced by another model…
1543, Nicolaus Copernicus published his treatise, On
the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, in which
he made the case for the heliocentric
model with the Sun at the center of the
model encountered much opposition initially, but over
the next two hundred years, it gradually replaced the
geocentric (or Ptolemic) model.
The effect of Copernicus’ work has been
called “The Copernican Revolution” because it
completely changed how the universe is viewed.
“Copernican Revolution” is needed...
must realize that I am not the center of the universe;
neither are you.
To think and act like we are the center of the
universe – that “everything revolves around me”
– is both selfish and sinful, and we are sorely and
If we embrace this self-centered view, we are
destined for destruction!
has revealed the Truth of the matter.
I am not the center of the universe. The
SON (yes, S-O-N) is!
God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten
Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish
but have everlasting life” (John 3:16).
Jesus we have a revolutionary paradigm shift -
from being self-centered to Christ-centered, from sin
to deliverance, from
condemnation to salvation.
Jesus died on the cross for our sins so that we
might have forgiveness, the hope of eternal life, and
the correct understanding of the Center of the
WILL save those who: believe
and trust Him (Acts 16:30-31), turn from their sins in
(2 Corinthians 7:9-10), confess
Him before men (Romans 10:9-10), and are baptized
(immersed) in His name for the forgiveness of sins (Acts
YOU accept the SON as the
Center of your universe?
A. Sargent, Minister
of Christ at Creekwood
Schillinger Rd. S.
Mobile, Alabama 36695
Information gleaned from Wikipedia.com
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