Tag Archives: Creation

Hall of Fame: Prelude

Hebrews 11:1-3 What is faith? The writer of the letter to the Hebrews has been imploring his readers to keep their faith alive and not give up. Faith is all-important, because “the righteous person will live by his faith.” (Habakkuk … Continue reading

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By the word of the Lord…

Psalm 33:1-9 Why is it “fitting” for us to praise God (verse 1)? No doubt there are many reasons; this psalm focuses on some of them. “The word of the LORD is right and true…” (verse 4) There is a … Continue reading

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Looking at nature

Psalm 19:1-6 The pagan worships created things; the atheist sees only the products of random chance. But for us, the universe confronts us with the wisdom, power and majesty of the One who made it. “The heavens declare the glory … Continue reading

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Against the grain

The universe is an immense, potentially frightening place. For our earliest ancestors it must also have been a bewildering one. But then, by observation of the sun, moon and stars, they began to recognise patterns. They were able to predict … Continue reading

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The sky at night

Psalm 8 “When I consider Your heavens…” (verse 3) The night sky has always been a source of wonder and admiration. With the help of telescopes and other even more sophisticated equipment, we can now see a lot more than … Continue reading

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Our generous Creator

Acts 14:15-17 Lystra was a small town, a remote backwater with just one claim to fame: the legend of Philemon and Baucis, a local couple who were said to have been visited by the gods. When Paul and Barnabas first … Continue reading

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One God, one Lord

We believe in Jesus Christ, God’s one and only Son, our Lord I Corinthians 8:6 For us there is but one God, the Father, from whom all things came and for whom we live; and there is but one Lord, … Continue reading

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