Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today- August 16, 2011
“Your love, LORD, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies. Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, your justice like the great deep. You, LORD, preserve both people and animals.” Psalm 36:5-6
Like a rock, His righteousness scales the highest mountains and stands in triumph, bearing the flag of truth. A gaze over the rugged, cloud-covered pinnacles pronounce the Lord’s power in silent and worshipful majesty. It’s hard for the mind to conceive such sovereign supremacy—for it puts man’s pride in a place of awe—reserved only for humble praise.
“For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse” (Romans 1:20).
Christ’s creation of the world reveals His divine qualities to a Holy Spirit enlightened conscience. The created is without excuse for their Creator makes eternal matters known in the world around them. Those who pay attention to the Almighty’s canvas of creation see the need for salvation from His divine directive. Jesus Christ in all His glory is the ultimate revelation of the Lord. When we embrace Jesus—we embrace our Abba Father.
So, as you stand on the sea shore look over the vast body of water and picture the justice of God ebbing and flowing to free the souls of men and women. And understand that fairness in this life may have to flow into the next, before what’s right prevails. The Lord preserves His saints under His shadow. Nature is His jurisdiction to nurture hope in the human psyche—so replace anxious activity with His calming creation.
A life encumbered by the noisy concrete jungle created by man, misses out on the reassuring voice of Christ waiting to communicate in the countryside. Your mission in the city is eternally enhanced when you take the time to recalibrate your mind and rest your body in quiet reflection by the riverside, a quaint cottage or overlooking green pastures from a hillside. Pace yourself by receiving God’s grace from His grandeur.
“Let the sea resound, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it. Let the rivers clap their hands, let the mountains sing together for joy; let them sing before the LORD, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world in righteousness and the peoples with equity” (Psalm 98:7-9).
How can I regularly engage God’s creation to enhance and enrich my soul and body?
Related Readings: Isaiah 49:13; Jeremiah 33:22; Luke 6:12; Acts 17:24-25
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