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Encouraging, comforting, and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. (1 Thess. 2:12 NIV)

Creation

All Creation Is By and For Jesus

All Creation Is By and For Jesus – Colossians 1:16

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Creation began in the mind of Christ–he is the designer. He is also the agent of creation–the one who created. And the creation was for him.

A pair of meercats - How faint the whisper we hear of God

How Faint the Whisper We Hear of God- Job 26:14

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God's voice is a whisper we can easily ignore. But, if we listen, we can understand and experience the power of God and his love for us.

The work of a master craftsman

The Work of a Master Craftsman – Genesis 2:7

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God worked as a master craftsman, shaping and forming his creation with love and care. Then he breathed life into us, making us living beings.

The Land Enjoyed Its Sabbath Rests

The Land Enjoyed Its Sabbath Rests – 2 Chronicles 36:20-21

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As believers, we should not lose sight of the need to care for the land and resources God has given us. He cares about it. And so should we.

No Longer Any Sea

No Longer Any Sea – Revelation 21:1

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There may be oceans in the new creation. But the chaos and fear that the sea represents will have no place in the new heaven and earth.

Glorifying the God of Creation

Glorifying the God of Creation – Psalm 104:5-9

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When I look at the creation, I cannot help but glorify the God of creation and echo this psalm. "Praise the LORD, my soul. Praise the LORD."

Why did God create?

Why Did God Create?

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Why did God create? It was not for his benefit. God created because of who he is. And for the benefit of those he created.

He spoke, and it came to be

He Spoke, and It Came To Be – Psalm 33:9

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The God who spoke creation into existence is still at work today. And I can trust that whatever he gives me to do, he will also enable me.

Consider God's wonders

Consider God’s Wonders – Job 37:14-18

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When we stop to consider God's wonders in creation, it should humble us and draw us into worship. Creating a universe from nothing. Amazing!

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made – Psalm 139:13-14

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I am fearfully and wonderfully made by God. So rather than wanting to be something else, I should embrace the me he has made.

Creation and Providence

Creation and Providence – Doctrine 404

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Creation describes God's working in the origin of the universe while providence describes his ongoing management of his creation.

created for a purpose

Is It True That We Were Created for A Purpose?

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What purpose is there for creation, especially humanity. Is there a reason for our existence? And, if so, what is that purpose?

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