Something Beautiful: God's Handiwork
Last week, I went on a vacation trip with my family. (And, yes, for those of you who were wondering, that is why I haven't been around in a while.) I will write more about that later (and I hope to include some pictures, too). For now, I will say that I have been practicing my photographer's "eye" lately, so when I spotted this, I just had to capture it on camera...
Simply stunning, isn't it? I did not photoshop this or do anything to it; this is how it looked in the sky that night! Let's just say that I am more than pleased; it is my new favorite picture.
Last week, I talked about how the heavens declare the glory of God, and this picture is no exception. Maybe that's why I like to capture pictures of the sky so much... This picture also reminds me of Genesis 1:3: "And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness." That was on the first day of creation. Later, on the fourth day, Genesis 1:15-18 records, "And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so. And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good."
Psalm 33:9 states, "For He spoke, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast." This is why I don't believe in evolution: God spoke and it was done. He did not speak and it was only half done or a quarter of they way done; it was COMPLETELY done. Furthermore, "God saw that it was good"; if something is good in God's eyes, it is not partially completed so that it cannot function until the rest of the parts have evolved! God spoke the sun, the moon, the stars, the heavens and the earth and everything that is in them into existence. If that is hard to believe, perhaps it's because we've become too brainwashed. Think about it: How can ANYTHING function without all the parts in their proper place? Isn't it practically a law that everything in creation works TOGETHER to create the necessary action? For example, a bird cannot function without all of it's parts present, so what did it do for millions of years as each part evolved ever so slowly? And that is only ONE example; there are plenty more!
I believe that when God spoke the light into existence, He was literally speaking a part of Himself out there; the Bible says, "God is light, and in Him there is no darkness at all." (1 John 1:5) This is really not hard to believe, because God is not only light, but He is life; He created life. Everything that we see in this world today (with the exception of the curses that came upon the world because of sin) is a reflection of God Himself! Even we are a reflection of God (Genesis 1:26); that's why the devil is so afraid of us and tries to get us to mess up -- he sees God when he looks at us, and he tries ever so desperately to get us away from God and to keep us from spending eternal life with Him. But we, as God's children, have "all authority" that has been given to us from above! Now THAT is truly Something Beautiful!
So that is my something beautiful for today! Hope you all have a beautiful week! :D