Psalms 19:1-3 NLT
The heavens proclaim the glory of God. The skies display his craftsmanship. Day after day they continue to speak; night after night they make him known. They speak without a sound or word; their voice is never heard.
As we ride around in the car as a family, we try to take note of the beauty of the sky. My go to phrase is, “Doesn’t God have the most amazing paint brushes?”
Yes, we can look at the evidence of the world around us, and we can understand the evidence for a creator and intelligent design. Many throughout history have come to this conclusion from the evidence at hand. So what is different in a Christ follower?
We make the bold claim that this creator God came in the flesh as a man, Jesus Christ, he lived a blameless life, was persecuted and suffered death on a cross as a sacrifice to renew our relationship with God and to demonstrate God’s loving mercy and forgiveness to us, and he rose from the dead as an example of how we too will rise from these perishable bodies into an imperishable and eternal life.
We do not follow a teacher that had wise advice and instructions for our lives here in the flesh, we follow a risen Savior who gives us the example of preparing ourselves for life eternal, understanding the temporary nature of this physical life that we see with our senses, and believing in those things unseen but nevertheless just as real.
Shouldn’t our lives speak just as loudly about our God as the beautiful skies?