“He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also He has put eternity in their hearts, except that no one can find out the work that God does from beginning to end.” –Ecclesiastes 3:11
Why does every culture on every continent in every generation have a concept about God? Egyptians believed in life after death as well as a final judgement. They believed that after death your soul was weighed on a balance scale. On one side of the scale was your soul, and on the other side was a feather. If your soul was lighter than a feather, you could have eternal life in paradise. If not you received eternal punishment.
Why would Egyptians, Babylonians, Mayans, Native Americans, Chinese, Japanese, all have a concept of God, life after death and judgement? Why would isolated tribes in the Amazon rain forests, cut off from outside civilizations still have a concept of the “Great Spirit in the sky.” Because God placed Eternity in our hearts. God created us “in His image” (Gen. 1:26) with a spirit and consciousness of eternity. Let’s examine the fascinating fact, the fascinating effect and the fascinating reason God placed eternity in our heart. AUDIO | TEXT PDF