Orderliness In Creation
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I myself made the earth and personally created humankind upon it. My own hands stretched out the skies; I marshaled all their starry hosts."
Now God saw all that he had made, and indeed, it was very good! The twilight and the dawn were the sixth day.
He spreads out the north over empty space, suspending the earth over nothing. "He restricts the waters within clouds and the clouds don't burst open under them. He has enclosed the face of the full moon and spread his clouds over it.read more.
He has delimited a boundary over the surface of the oceans as a limit between light and darkness.
"Where were you when I laid the foundation of my earth? Tell me, since you're so informed! Who set its measurement? Am I to assume you know? Who stretched a boundary line over it? On what were its bases set? Who laid its corner stoneread more.
while the morning stars sang together and all the divine beings shouted joyfully? "Who enclosed the sea with limits when it gushed out of the womb, when I made clouds to be its clothes and thick darkness its swaddling blanket, when I proscribed a boundary for it, set in place bars and doors for it; and said, "You may come only this far and no more. Your majestic waves will stop here.'?
When I look at the heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars that you established
The heavens are declaring the glory of God, and their expanse shows the work of his hands.
He established the earth on its foundations, so that it never falters. You covered the primeval ocean like a garment; the water stood above the mountains. They flee at your rebuke; they rush away at the sound of your thunders.read more.
Mountains rise up and valleys sink to the place you have ordained for them. You have set a boundary they cannot cross; they will never again cover the earth.
"Lift your eyes up to heaven and see who created all these the one who leads out their vast array of stars by number, calling them all by name because of his great might and his powerful strength and not one is missing."
From one man he made every nation of humanity to live all over the earth, fixing the seasons of the year and the national boundaries within which they live,
"Never again, as long as the earth exists, will sowing and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, and day and night ever cease."
You take care of the earth, you water it, and you enrich it greatly with the river of God that overflows with water. You provide grain for them, for you have ordained it this way.
He causes grass to sprout for the cattle and plants for people to cultivate, to produce food from the land, like wine that makes the heart of people happy, oil that makes the face glow, and food that sustains people. The loftiest trees are satisfied, the cedars of Lebanon that he planted,read more.
the birds build their nests there, and the heron builds its nest among the evergreen. The high mountains are for wild goats; the cliffs are a refuge for the rock badger. He made the moon to mark time; the sun knows its setting time. You bring darkness and it becomes night; when every beast of the forest prowls. Young lions roar for prey, seeking their food from God. When the sun rises, they gather and lie down in their dens. People go out to their work and labor until evening. How numerous are your works, LORD! You have made them all wisely; the earth is filled with your creations. There is the deep and wide sea, teeming with numberless creatures, living things small and great. There, the ships pass through; Leviathan, which you created, frolics in it. All of them look to you to provide them their food at the proper time.
yet he has not abandoned his witness: he continues to do good, to give you rain from heaven, to give you fruitful seasons, and to fill you with food and your hearts with joy."