Orderliness In Creation
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I have made the earth, and created man upon it, I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens and I have commanded all their host.
And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
He stretches out the north wind over the empty place and hangs the earth upon nothing. He binds up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them. He holds back the face of his throne and spreads his cloud upon it.read more.
He has compassed the waters with bounds until the end of light and darkness.
Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Cause me to know, if thou hast understanding. Who ordered its dimensions, if thou knowest? Or who has stretched the line upon it? Upon what are its foundations founded? Or who laid its corner stone;read more.
when the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy? Or who shut up the sea with doors, when it broke forth, as if it had issued out of the womb? When I made the clouds its garment and thick darkness a swaddling band for it, and established my decree upon it, and set bars and doors, and said, Thou shalt come unto here, but no further; and there shall the pride of thy waves be stayed.
When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;
The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows the work of his hands.
who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be moved by any age. Thou didst cover it with the deep as with a garment; the waters stood above the mountains. At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away.read more.
The mountains were exposed; they descended through the valleys unto the place which thou hast founded for them. Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over, that they not turn again to cover the earth.
Lift up your eyes on high and behold who has created these things; he brings out his host by number; he calls them all by their names; none shall be lacking by the greatness of his might and by the strength of his power.
and has made of one blood all the lineage of men to dwell on all the face of the earth and has determined the seasons (which he has limited) and the bounds of their habitation;
While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.
Thou dost visit the earth, and when thou hast caused it to want, thou dost greatly enrich it with the river of God, which is full of water; thou dost prepare their grain, according to thy will.
He causes the hay to grow for the cattle and grass for the service of man, that he may bring forth bread out of the earth and wine that makes glad the heart of man, making his face to shine with oil and bread which sustains man's heart. The trees of the LORD are satisfied; the cedars of Lebanon, which he has planted,read more.
that the birds may make their nests there: the stork makes her house among the fir trees. The high mountains are a refuge for the wild goats, and the rocks for the conies. He appointed the moon for times and seasons; the sun knows his going down. Thou makest darkness, and it is night, wherein all the beasts of the forest move. The young lions roar after their prey and seek their food from God. The sun arises, they withdraw and lay themselves down in their dens. Man goes forth unto his work and to his labour until the evening. O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom thou hast made them all; the earth is full of thy riches. So is this great and wide sea, wherein are innumerable creeping things, both small and great beasts. There go the ships; there is that leviathan, whom thou didst make to play therein. These wait all upon thee, that thou may give them their food in due season.
Nevertheless he did not leave himself without witness, in that he did good and gave us rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.