The wife and I spent a full day at our flower shop. It was valentines day and that means a lot to florist. It is their day to make or break the years revenue. We were hampered with an unusual winter storm that kept many from even thinking about buying roses for their sweethearts. Because of the exhaustion this day brings, we headed to bed for much needed rest.
Then it happened. There was a loud noise and the sound of a major breakage. Resting on the crown molding approximately ten feet up the wall are my eagle statues. One of the came crashing to the floor. Thankfully we were not hit. The unusual event, for our area, of a mild earthquake shook the house.
That’s how it was. All of a sudden, in relative darkness, this event took place. There was another event that took place all of a sudden. It happened because He said so.
Imagine if you can, we can’t but try anyways, of something that has no form, no shape, just emptiness. Then all of of a sudden there is shape. There is form and fullness.
Out of nothing, ex nihilo, God spoke into existence earth. Now that had to be a major quake!
He spoke into existence light and darkness. That is the He created day and night. Isn’t it outrageous to think the mere placement of light dispels darkness? You see darkness is just the absence of light. You can’t bring darkness into a room and make light leave but bringing light into a room causes darkness to vanish!
This earth shattering event took place “at the head of” or as it is normally stated “in the beginning.” This is similar to where the mighty rivers trace back there beginnings to a small stream of water coming out of the ground joined with others to form a mighty body of water.
The earth was brought into existence because He said so. It happened because God said so. It was orderly and systematic. Not haphazardly. If you meditate on this for a while you will discover another truth that will impact your life throughout eternity. It is this:
You happened because God said so!
You happen to be created in his image, meaning you have his attributes? The sad reality is sin has marred our expression of God’s attribute. We must deal with the sin.
You happened because God wanted you. He still does. He wants fellowship with you. However, sin gets in the way. You have to come to Him on His terms. Hey, after all, He is the Creator, not us!
You and I have as much of God as we want. When we come to the place where God is more important to us than we are to ourselves, then we can enjoy living. Otherwise, we are not living, merely existing.
It was because God said so that His image-bearers would be male and female. The reason? To procreate. God endorses the procreation of His image-bearers under strict guidelines. Let’s make it happen for His glory.
An Intelligent Designer created an intelligent design. See Genesis 1
Until next time,