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Today's Creation Moment

Apr
24
The Sun, Moon and Stars
Psalm 8:3-4
“When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man,...
What is the most awesome show of God’s power? It may not be what you think. In Psalm 8:3 4, the psalmist is led to exclaim, “When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and stars...
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The Lord of History

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Acts 17:26-27
“And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation; That they should seek the Lord, if haply they hope that they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us.”

History flows like a river, unstoppable by any man, from the creation to the final judgment.

Man is by nature rebellious and is reluctant to acknowledge a Creator far superior to himself. In his rebellion, man has tried to transform God’s creating hand into the dice of chance. But chance events cannot The Sermon on the Mount by Carl Heinrich Bloch (1834–1890)create what mind and fingers make. Man may argue that Christ could not have risen from the dead because our most able scientists cannot raise the dead. Man may even claim that the educated have risen above a so-called Christian “religious myth” – but he cannot deny that when he does so, he creates a new religious myth.

All of history finds its meaning in Jesus Christ, and all the fixtures of history are covered with the fingerprints of God. So long as man is allowed to be free to see, that fact will never be hidden by the proud claims of humanity’s science.

Men may deny that God is in control of all history or deny that Jesus Christ is the theme of all history. They can try to pollute the river of history or even hide it from view, but they cannot deny that while futile attempts have been made, history remains numbered in years before and after Christ, B.C. and A.D. He, and no man, is the true Lord of history.

Prayer: 
Dear Lord Jesus Christ, despite the schemes of men to lure people away from You through the senses, so-called science or apathy, I thank You that You remain the Lord of history Who cannot be denied. Amen.
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Painting: The Sermon on the Mount by Carl Heinrich Bloch (1834–1890).