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Genesis 1:16 states, “And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule by day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.” This is one of my favorite scriptures because it demonstrates the majesty of God. The simple phrase, “He made the stars also,” is humorous to me. It is like God is saying, “No biggie. Just trillions of stars I created too.” The Vastness of our Creator Up until Galileo invented the telescope, astronomer’s believed there were only fifteen-hundred stars in the night’s sky. Then the Hubble telescope was invented centuries later, which…

Did you hear about the Great North American Eclipse in August 2017? I know it sounds simple – the moon crossed in front of the sun – but it was a very exciting day. I avoided the tourists by staying home to experience 99% of a total eclipse. I had read that it would be a remarkable experience, but I was unprepared for how impossible it would be to capture the eclipse in words or pictures. The sun darkened slowly throughout the morning, and our automatic porch lights flicked on. The air became chilly. Birds and bugs grew quiet, confused…

By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. (Genesis 2:2, NIV) God is our example. He chose to rest on the seventh day because of all the work He had done. If God chose to rest and showed us the importance of rest in the first book of the bible, I think it’s something that we need to consider as we run through our busy lives. In a world filled with noise, we need to take time for ourselves. Schedules will always be full…