God And Nature

God and Nature
We talk about laws of nature, and we say they are fixed and unchanging. Yes; but God is behind the laws of nature. They are merely his ways of working. They do not work and grind like a great heartless machine; there is a heart of love, a Father's heart, at the centre of all this vast mechanism which we call nature. All things work together for good to every one who loves God (Romans 8:28). You are the centre of the universe in a sense that is wondrously true. All things revolve about you; all things minister to your good. If only you keep your trust fixed upon God, and are obedient and submissive even nature's tremendous energies will never harm your true life.

Psalms 19:1-14: The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun, Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race. His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof. The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple. The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes. The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether. More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb. Moreover by them is thy servant warned: and in keeping of them there is great reward. Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults. Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression. Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer. (KJV)

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