God Protects His People

Have you noticed that environments that have the fewest storms and the most sunshine … are deserts? A few years ago someone told me about the scientific experiment called Biosphere 2, an artificially enclosed ecosystem in Oracle, Arizona. Scientific experiments were conducted in the early 1990s to study the effects of plants and animals in…

There is no Plan B with God

Does God ever have to resort to Plan B? Or is God big enough and powerful enough to work everything into His Plan A? In today’s Bible reading, we read about how much worse things got after the Fall. (see yesterday’s devotional) In fact, things continued to get so bad that God regretted having created…

Praising God for His Creation

In today’s Bible reading, we see examples of praising God for His creation. First off, we see how integral Jesus is to creation. In John 1:1, John parrots Genesis 1:1 with a bit of elaboration. As we saw yesterday, “the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.” (Genesis 1:2 CSB) Straight…

God Created Them According to their Kind

Several times in today’s Bible reading, we see the phrase “according to their kind”. Moses records the Creation of the various species of plants and animals and remarks that God created them all in an orderly way. The Hebrew word for “kind” allows for some variation from species to species. But the fact remains that…