On what were its bases sunk? ), and in the world at large to rule over it (Genesis 1:26). GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Notice His attributes in the following: (1) Creation witnesses to God’s invisible attributes of eternal power and divine nature. He (Jesus) is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. The way the leaves turn colors and fall gracefully with the wind. (1) Nature before the fall. There is no speech nor language where their voice is not heard (Psalm 19:1-3). Major Prophets 62 Some protest that the heathen are condemned without ever hearing the gospel of Jesus Christ. Nature is a witness to God's might and power but it does not supply all the knowledge a sinner needs to develop a personal relationship with God. When the sun rises they withdraw, and lie down in their dens. Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness. Let the rivers clap their hands; Let the mountains sing together for joy Before the Lord; for He is coming to judge the earth; He will judge the world with righteousness, And the peoples with equity (Psalm 98:4-9).57. I understand God to have revealed Himself in three ways: through natural revelation (His creation; Psalm 19:1-6); through Scripture (Psalm 19:7ff. Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year. There is also the argument that nature gives enough evidence about God to save those who do not have access to Scripture. The testimony about God's existence from nature should lead humans to seek to discover who this Creator is. And God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good. Thus they became unclean in their practices, And played the harlot in their deeds (Psalm 106:37-39). Creation will become random chaos, as God now allows it to run in the very fashion the unbelieving mind had thought. The mountains melted like wax at the presence of the Lord, At the presence of the Lord of the whole earth. They are ever praising Thee. of Scripture. Many seem to be a part of the “new age” movement. Clouds and thick darkness surround Him; Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne. The mind of fallen man becomes more and more twisted; now some environmentalists suggest abortion to prevent harming the earth by added populations. For to the snow He says, ‘Fall on the earth,’ And to the downpour and the rain, ‘Be strong.’ He seals the hand of every man, That all men may know His work. The teaching from nature, like that of the Bible, is turned upside-down and inside-out, to man’s condemnation. We can learn much about God by considering the works of His hands. Let us therefore not forsake the sciences as though they were contradictory to our faith. It is not “new age” or anything fruity. Bless the Lord, O my soul. The Old Testament The foundation stones of the city wall were adorned with every kind of precious stone. Secondly, do not mistake nature for Christ. Thy right hand, O Lord, is majestic in power, Thy right hand, O Lord, shatters the enemy. And nature did speak out. Without Scripture, nature tells unbelievers nothing. When Israel went forth from Egypt, The house of Jacob from a people of strange language, Judah became His sanctuary, Israel, His dominion. When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high; having become as much better than the angels, as He has inherited a more excellent name than they (Hebrews 1:1-4). His handiwork is present everywhere for all to view. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities–his eternal power and divine nature. The face of the Lord shines on his in the sun. For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities-- all things have been created by Him and for Him (Colossians 1:16). Thou dost hide Thy face, they are dismayed; Thou dost take away their spirit, they expire, And return to their dust. The mountains stand strong and powerful, the sun rises no matter how dark the night, the waves gently lap the rocky coast, God’s voice is found in creation, we simply need to train our eyes to see Him. O Jordan, that you turn back? Nature’s state before the fall was one of peace and harmony. 2. The cursings and blessings God promised His people were only possible through God’s control of nature: You shall therefore keep every commandment which I am commanding you today, so that you may be strong and go in and possess the land into which you are about to cross to possess it; so that you may prolong your days on the land which the Lord swore to your fathers to give to them and to their descendants, a land flowing with milk and honey. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22', There are options set in 'Advanced Options', The Whole Bible Rather than seeing my sin, God sees the righteousness of His Son. Bob was born and raised in a Christian home i... More. 5. See Job 1:16, 18-19. (Verse 20: His eternal power and divine nature.) There was no shedding of blood. Who is like Thee among the gods, O Lord? 53 See also Deuteronomy 28:12, 23-24; Leviticus 26. The Gospels in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. (Paul is saying that no one has any excuse for not believing in God based on what they see around them in nature.) For the anxious longing of the creation waits eagerly for the revealing of the sons of God. The revelation of each of these means is consistent with that of the others. Trees, flowers, grass grow in silence. The examination of what evidence nature can provide is known as "Natural Theology. There have been some theologians who have argued that truths from nature can actually save those who have not had any acquaintance with special revelation. When God delivered His law to the people of Israel from Mt. When on the occasion of our Lord’s triumphal entry the Pharisees wanted Jesus to silence the praise of the crowds, Jesus refused. God, after He spoke long ago to the fathers in the prophets in many portions and in many ways, in these last days has spoken to us in His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the world. Now ask God what he wants to tell you through his creation. When He established the heavens, I was there, When He inscribed a circle on the face of the deep, When He made firm the skies above, When the springs of the deep became fixed, When He set for the sea its boundary, So that the water should not transgress His command, When He marked out the foundations of the earth; Then I was beside Him, as a master workman; And I was daily His delight, Rejoicing always before Him, Rejoicing in the world, His earth, And having my delight in the sons of men (Proverbs 8:22-31). Its hope is man’s redemption, and its own, through the appearing of the Lord Jesus Christ, His kingdom, and the revelation of the sons of God (Romans 8:18-25). The mountains skipped like rams, The hills, like lambs. In Psalm 19, David praises God for the two forms of revelation known to him--nature (verses 1-6) and biblical revelation, the Law (verses 7-14). What does the Bible say to the church, and to the individual Christian, about the role of politics in the church? Sing praises to the Lord with the lyre; With the lyre and the sound of melody. Then it will come about in that day That the nations will resort to the root of Jesse, Who will stand as a signal for the peoples; And His resting place will be glorious (Isaiah 11:6-10). In a very frightening way, some environmentalists are eager to “save the planet” at man’s expense. God not only controls and sustains nature, He uses nature to accomplish His purposes. The exile will soon be set free, and will not die in the dungeon, nor will his bread be lacking. Therefore, the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men are left (Isaiah 24:1-6). Recently, nature has become a kind of “god” in its own right. 1 Peter 3:3-4. In the Old Testament prophets, especially Isaiah, God often reminds those to whom He is speaking that He is their Creator.50 Many statements and promises are based on the truth that God is the Creator of the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1-3, 4, 9; 12:1, 7-8; 13:14-18; 14:19, 22; 15:12-21; 28:10-17 Exodus 4-14 (the plagues); 15:3-12; 19:16-20; 20:18; 23:28 Leviticus 18:24-30; 25:1-7; 26 (all)Numbers 35:30-34Deuteronomy 7:20; 11:8-17; 25:4; 28:12, 23-24Joshua 10:9-11; 24:122 Samuel 22:7-18Job 37:1-13; 38 & 39 (all)Psalm 8; 18:7-15; 19; 24:1-2; 29:10; 33:6-9; 50:1-6; 65:9-13; 66:3-7; 68:7-10, 32-35; 75:3; 84:1-4; 89:11; 93:1-2; 96:11-13; 97:1-6; 98:4-9; 103:11-12; 104 (all); 106:37-39; 114:1-8; 115:16; 144 (all); 47:7-9, 12-18; 148 (all) Proverbs 6:6-11; 8:22-31; 12:10; 30:24-28Isaiah 11:6-10; 13:6-13; 14:8; 24:1-6, 17-23; 41:17-20; 45:8, 12, 18; 51:12-16; 55:6-13; 65:17-25Jeremiah 3:1-10; 10:13; 16:18Ezekiel 34:20-31; 32:7Hosea 2:18Joel 2:10, 30-32; 3:14-16Amos 4:7-9; 5:20; 8:7-9Jonah 4:5-11Matthew 2:1-11; 5:44-45; 6:28-32; 10:29-31; 12:38-42; 13:31; 24:29-31; 27:50-54 Luke 8:22-25; 12:47-48; 19:39-40; 23:44-47John 2:1-11Romans 1:18-32; 8:18-251 Corinthians 6:12-202 Corinthians 5:17Colossians 1:16-20Hebrews 1:1-4 2 Peter 3:10-13Revelation 5:13; 6:12-17; 8:12; 10:6; 16:1f. Luke-Acts Fairest Lord Jesus (Second and Third Stanzas). Let all the earth fear the Lord; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him. Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters, Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. Nature bore witness at His crucifixion and resurrection by the darkness and the earthquake (Matthew 27:50-54; Luke 22:44-47). Praise your God, O Zion! -------------------- For in hope we have been saved, but hope that is seen is not hope; for why does one also hope for what he sees? Pentateuch And the one who spoke with me had a gold measuring rod to measure the city, and its gates and its wall. Every day, creation must look to Him for His provisions: The young lions roar after their prey, And seek their food from God. We must first respect nature as God’s creation. . And the sky was split apart like a scroll when it is rolled up; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places. And there shall no longer be any night; and they shall not have need of the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God shall illumine them; and they shall reign forever and ever. Faith opens one’s eyes to the works of God. It reveals much about God and about wise living. Date: 18/06/96 Speaker: David Meiklejohn Text:Psalm 19 v 1-6 Introduction In this essay, I intend to take a brief look at various ways God is represented in the Psalms through the imagery of nature and the natural world. Poetical Books Nature is God’s willing servant, subject to the will and the Word of God. Beware, lest your hearts be deceived and you turn away and serve other gods and worship them. And He will give grass in your fields for your cattle, and you shall eat and be satisfied. And the fear of you and the terror of you shall be on every beast of the earth and on every bird of the sky; with everything that creeps on the ground, and all the fish of the sea, into your hand they are given. (7) Nature reveals God’s glory. He worships fertility gods so his cattle and crops will reproduce. Does Paul suggest that nature reveals all of God's qualities? Now it’s your turn. He lays the beams of His upper chambers in the waters; He makes the clouds His chariot; He walks upon the wings of the wind; He makes the winds His messengers, Flaming fire His ministers. Psalm 24:1-2 1 The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it; 2 for he founded it on the seas and established it on the waters. And I looked when He broke the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth made of hair, and the whole moon became like blood; and the stars of the sky fell to the earth, as a fig tree casts its unripe figs when shaken by a great wind. Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, that their bodies might be dishonored among them. Let my meditation be pleasing to Him; As for me, I shall be glad in the Lord. Fallen men have always wanted God to leave them alone in their sin. (9) Nature reveals a certain standard of conduct. Not surprisingly, nature responds to our Lord’s earthly appearance: Nature reveals the place and the time of Messiah’s birth: Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? -------------------- He sees me as justified, redeemed, sanctified, even glorified (see Romans 8:30). But the land into which you are about to cross to possess it, a land of hills and valleys, drinks water from the rain of heaven, a land for which the Lord your God cares; the eyes of the Lord your God are always on it, from the beginning even to the end of the year. Then the new heavens and the new earth will be ruled in righteousness and peace by God Himself and by those who love Him. 52 For an excellent description of the way nature has impacted the thinking of the heathen about God, I suggest you read the fascinating book by Don Richardson entitled, Eternity In Their Hearts, Regal Books, 1984 (revised edition). Historical Books When there were no depths I was brought forth, When there were no springs abounding with water. Also the cow and the bear will graze; Their young will lie down together; And the lion will eat straw like the ox. The young lions roar after their prey, And seek their food from God. Thus I will punish the world for its evil, And the wicked for their iniquity; I will also put an end to the arrogance of the proud, And abase the haughtiness of the ruthless. No apologies need to be made for drawing man’s attention to nature. There is the sea, great and broad, In which are swarms without number, Animals both small and great. Then Paul stood in the midst of the Areopagus and said, 'Men of Athens, I perceive that in all things you are very religious; for as I was passing through and considering the objects of your worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. The meadows are clothed with flocks, And the valleys are covered with grain; They shout for joy, yes, they sing (Psalm 65:9-13). General Epistles Summer and winter, and spring-time and harvest,Sun, moon and stars in their courses above,Join with all nature in manifold witnessTo Thy great faithfulness, mercy and love.Great is Thy faithfulness! Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving; Sing praises to our God on the lyre, Who covers the heavens with clouds, Who provides rain for the earth, Who makes grass to grow on the mountains. But you are a harlot with many lovers; yet you turn to Me,” declares the Lord. The unnatural functions of homosexuality are the manifestations of man’s sin. Nature Provides A Basic Knowledge Of God The biblical position is that nature can provide a basic knowledge of God. 5. The secular mind thinks of nature as distinct from God (“mother nature”) or, worse yet, as a god (“mother earth”?). The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, He gathers the waters of the sea together as a heap; He lays up the deeps in storehouses. But nature also has been placed under man’s dominion. He bowed the heavens also, and came down With thick darkness under His feet. General Epistles Instead of the thorn bush the cypress will come up; And instead of the nettle the myrtle will come up; And it will be a memorial to the Lord, For an everlasting sign which will not be cut off (Isaiah 55:8-13). 2. And he said to me, “These words are faithful and true”; and the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, sent His angel to show to His bond-servants the things which must shortly take place (Revelation 21:1--22:5). Then all the trees of the forest will sing for joy Before the Lord, for He is coming; For He is coming to judge the earth. Indeed, all of it will rise up like the Nile, And it will be tossed about, And subside like the Nile of Egypt. Repeatedly the Scriptures turn man’s attention to nature to illustrate lessons about life and conduct. Thou dost send forth Thy Spirit, they are created; And Thou dost renew the face of the ground. Historical Books (5) Nature reveals God’s infinite wisdom. And it came about as they fled from before Israel, while they were at the descent of Beth-horon, that the Lord threw large stones from heaven on them as far as Azekah, and they died; there were more who died from the hailstones than those whom the sons of Israel killed with the sword (Joshua 10:9-11). Out of the south comes the storm, And out of the north the cold. The practice of homosexuality among men is inconsistent with the practice of nature. (13) What about those who say they can worship God better out in the woods camping or out on the lake fishing or water skiing? That hope is not in saving our planet, but in the salvation of men. To do this, man rejects the revelation of God in nature and worships the works of his own hands (Romans 1:18-23). We should be reminded that our bodies too must perish to be replaced by a new creation. And the fourth angel sounded, and a third of the sun and a third of the moon and a third of the stars were smitten, so that a third of them might be darkened and the day might not shine for a third of it, and the night in the same way (Revelation 8:12). She also happened to have a Disney nature film she had planned to show her elementary school students that week. Therefore I shall make the heavens tremble, And the earth will be shaken from its place At the fury of the Lord of hosts In the day of His burning anger (Isaiah 13:9-13). Pentateuch For the land has become defiled, therefore I have visited its punishment upon it, so the land has spewed out its inhabitants. (3) Nature should prompt our worship. While Christians should be alert to the errors and dangers of the contemporary environmentalist movements, we also must be alert to our responsibilities to God and His creation. Each reveals God in a slightly different way--in such a way that all man’s senses and learning capabilities are addressed. I invite your careful attention to these texts from God’s Word on the subject of nature. And yet in spite of all this her treacherous sister Judah did not return to Me with all her heart, but rather in deception, declares the Lord (Jeremiah 3:1-10). The conflict of some scientists and Christians over the theory of evolution probably explains this. Poetical Books Nature not only reveals much about God and His righteousness but also about man and his sin. (7) What is nature’s hope? God created the earth as the sphere over which man was to exercise authority in God’s image. Under the whole heaven He lets it loose, And His lightning to the ends of the earth. They reject biblical teaching that this world must suffer and in the end be destroyed to be replaced with a new heaven and a new earth. He who overcomes shall inherit these things, and I will be his God and he will be My son. The tree of the knowledge of good and evil was a part of God’s creation; its fruit was the only fruit which was forbidden (Genesis 2:16-17). Four things are small on the earth, But they are exceedingly wise: The ants are not a strong folk, But they prepare their food in the summer; The badgers are not mighty folk, Yet they make their houses in the rocks; The locusts have no king, Yet all of them go out in ranks; The lizard you may grasp with the hands, Yet it is in kings’ palaces (Proverbs 30:24-28). Historical Books At Thy rebuke they fled; At the sound of Thy thunder they hurried away. The expression “contrary to nature” or “unnatural” can be used to describe not only fallen man’s worship but also his behavior: For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them. He makes peace in your borders; He satisfies you with the finest of the wheat. conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy They speak of communing with God through nature. John 3:16 is a very popular verse to explain the way to salvation. Fallen man tends to worship the creation rather than the Creator. He will judge the world in righteousness, And the peoples in His faithfulness (Psalm 96:11-13). May our God come and not keep silence; Fire devours before Him, And it is very tempestuous around Him. Our series seeks to explore the plan of God as it affects man and as it relates to all of God’s creation. 47 Throughout this lesson, nature and creation will be used interchangeably. By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host. When the Christian’s mind turns to nature, his heart turns toward God in worship and praise. For by … As such, we will give account to God for the way we manage this responsibility. Just as we await the day of God’s judgment, which precedes the establishment of His kingdom, so creation praises God that this day is coming. They shall do no evil or harm in all My holy mountain,” says the Lord (Isaiah 65:24-25). Robert L. (Bob)Deffinbaugh graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with his Th.M. Man’s rejection of the revelation of God in nature proves that man would reject any other revelation of God as well. May our study turn our hearts to the Creator and Sustainer of creation. Man’s efforts to save the earth appeared to be man’s only hope. For I am the Lord your God, who stirs up the sea and its waves roar (the Lord of hosts is His name). The trees of the Lord drink their fill, The cedars of Lebanon which He planted, Where the birds build their nests, And the stork, whose home is the fir trees. And I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away, and there is no longer any sea. The heavens are the heavens of the Lord; but the earth He has given to the sons of men (Psalm 115:16). Now gird up your loins like a man, And I will ask you, and you instruct Me! “Worthy art Thou, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honor and power; for Thou didst create all things, and because of Thy will they existed, and were created” (Revelation 4:11).48. He waters the mountains from His upper chambers; The earth is satisfied with the fruit of His works. Minor Prophets Now the centurion, and those who were with him keeping guard over Jesus, when they saw the earthquake and the things that were happening, became very frightened and said, “Truly this was the Son of God!” (Matthew 27:50-54). (Job 38:1-7; see all of chapters 38 and 39). Then it became “mother nature,” making it possible for men to rationalize away God as the Creator. Therefore any help that nature can give is only minimal. The heavens declare His righteousness, And all the peoples have seen His glory (Psalm 97:1-6). Whether for correction, or for His world, Or for lovingkindness, He causes it to happen (Job 37:2-13).51. It had a great and high wall, with twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and names were written on them, which are those of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel. Our culture’s view of culture has changed significantly. For the creation was subjected to futility, not of its own will, but because of Him who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God. Though nature testifies that God does exist, in the final analysis it is only God Himself who can give us knowledge of His own being. A primary way God nourishes our souls with his loving presence is through the beauty of nature. Those who hold this view do not believe that nature is sufficient to save individuals from their sin, but they can know, for a fact, that God does exist. "For since the creation of the world God's invisible qualities – his eternal power and … The Old Testament For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Neither are your ways My ways,” declares the Lord. In their thinking, the earth belongs not to God but to man. Those who have the benefit of God's Word can clearly understand the physical world because of the testimony of Scripture. range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed When Adam and Eve fell, the whole creation was corrupted by man’s sin and still awaits the day of its deliverance (Romans 8:18-25). Our study should have convinced us that God is the Creator, and creation is His handiwork. Will not that land be completely polluted? I will make mortal man scarcer than pure gold, And mankind than the gold of Ophir. Under His sovereign hand, nature ultimately does God’s bidding. Allow me to suggest the following: (1) God has revealed Himself by means of His Word. Scientists have described many natural processes in great detail. Yet men will be getting exactly what they thought they wanted. And the people will be like the priest, the servant like his master, the maid like her mistress, the buyer like the seller, the lender like the borrower, the creditor like the debtor. Who is like Thee, majestic in holiness, Awesome in praises, working wonders? The earth will be completely laid waste and completely despoiled, for the Lord has spoken this word. So they have no excuse for not knowing God.” Romans 1:20 (NLT) In wisdom Thou hast made them all; The earth is full of Thy possessions. 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