I have heard many people say that they see God in nature. I too have marveled at mountains and canyons and wondered how anyone could doubt that these were created. I have rarely seen a sunset or stared out at the ocean without praising God for being the ultimate artist.
However, I have also wondered how anyone could miss God when looking at an urban landscape? As we were driving home this past week, we passed many cities along the way. I think it was while I was staring at the St. Louis skyline that I became emotionally overwhelmed by God's creation.
I know many people get that feeling while looking at the Grand Canyon rather than a smoggy skyline, but how can one deny God's existence when looking at a city scene?
Man was put on this earth with nothing. Nothing. Just the land, rivers, oceans, and vegetation. Now think about Times Square. Every single thing that you see in Times Square came from what God put in and on our earth.
God gave us everything we needed to create what we have now and he just waited for us to discover how to mine it, extract it, plant it, and use it.
Through the years man has figured out how to make textiles, harness electricity, mine minerals, make rubber, metal, cotton, plastic.... and everything was here from the beginning.
Lights, airplanes, LCD screens, every electronic imaginable... it can all be found in the earth, the water, and the sky. And God put it all here for us to discover.
It is astounding and I cannot look at any city without praising God for His creation.
A family of red heads. Of course. And quite a fun one at that. Oh, and our last name is Webster. Hence the name, "The Red Webs." You may now proceed with your blog surfing.
I desire nothing more than a relationship with Jesus Christ. I am a constant Proverbs 31 work in progress. I have seen Gone With the Wind 50 times, watched every episode of I Love Lucy, and read the Anne of Green Gables series more times than I can count. That says a lot. Far too much, actually.
"For when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be strong in character and ready for anything. If you need wisdom-if you want to know what God wants you to do-ask him, and he will gladly tell you. He will not resent your asking."