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What About Creation?

What About Creation?

Did God Create Everything Out of Nothing? The notion that God created everything from nothing has fallen on hard times. A surprising number of philosophers and theologians dogmatically contend that the doctrine of creation out of nothing (ex nihilo) has little scriptural support. But the opening statement in Scripture — In the beginning God created

God Uses You & Me to Care for His Creation

When I think about the Earth and all of God’s creation, I find myself singing the sweet children’s song, He’s Still Working on Me. The chorus goes a little something like this: He’s still working on me To makes me what I ought to be. It took Him just a week To make the moon

Indescribable – Teaching Kids to Be in Awe of God’s Creation

How did people live when dinosaurs were around? How did the stars get in the sky? How does gravity really work? If you’ve heard these questions, or similar ones, from your child, then you are not alone. Curiosity is part of human nature and each of us, young or old, longs to know more and

Get Outside! Worshipping God and Celebrating His Creation as a Family

One of my goals for the upcoming year is to find new ways to incorporate worship into all aspects of my family’s life. Praising God should naturally overflow into every aspect of our lives! Psalm 19:1 says that: The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands. The more

How to Share The Wonders of Creation with Your Children

Did you know that the first chapter in the Bible – Genesis 1 – not only testifies to God’s magnificence and glory, but also presents us with opportunities to create fun and memorable learning experiences with our children? Genesis 1:1 opens with the words: In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Although

Sharing the Joy of God’s Creation with Your Kids

We spend a lot of time outside in the summer. We smear on some sunscreen, spritz on herbal bug spray, and head into the great outdoors. There’s so much to experience. In the busy-ness of our culture, it’s easy to forget the pleasures that being outside can bring. I encourage you to spend a morning

Devotions for the Beach

God Knows Each Grain of Sand

 I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my spokesman to the world. – Jeremiah 1:5 Have you ever seen photographs of individual grains of sand blown up over 250 times their actual size? Some grains look like red, glossy stones, others

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Helping Children Appreciate God’s Creation: 5 Simple Ideas

In the every day busy moments of our life, we can begin to lose our appreciation and wonder of God’s creation. We can grow desensitized to the details of life and the beauty of simple joys. Children are good at reminding us to slow down and enjoy those very moments, but even they need to

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Did God Create Everything Out of Nothing?

Editor’s Note: It has been said that the Bible is so shallow that a beginner can grasp its truths, and at the same time so deep that the wisest of theologians can never find the bottom. Some questions will not be answered until we are with the Lord.  For now we must walk by faith.

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