Then God said, “Let us make human beings in our image, to be like us. They will reign over the fish in the sea, the birds in the sky, the livestock, all the wild animals on the earth, and the small animals that scurry along the ground.”So God created human beings in his own image.
In the image of God he created them;
male and female he created them.
Then God blessed them and said, “Be fruitful and multiply. Fill the earth and govern it. Reign over the fish in the sea, the birds in the sky, and all the animals that scurry along the ground.”
Then God said, “Look! I have given you every seed-bearing plant throughout the earth and all the fruit trees for your food. And I have given every green plant as food for all the wild animals, the birds in the sky, and the small animals that scurry along the ground — everything that has life.” And that is what happened.
Then God looked over all he had made, and he saw that it was very good!
(Genesis 1:26-31 NLT).
I’m about to tell you something you may find hard to believe.
You don’t have to agree with me, but I’d like you to consider it with me. Here it is:
The Himalayas would still have their drama and the Caribbean its charm. The sun would still nestle behind the Rockies in the evenings and spray its light on the desert in the mornings.
If you were the sole pilgrim on this globe, God would not diminish its beauty one degree. Because He did it all for you.
And He’s waiting for you to discover His gift, for your eyes to pop, your heart to stop. He’s waiting for the moment between the dropping of the jaw and the leap of the heart. For in that silence He whispers…
For ever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities — his eternal power and divine nature (Romans 1:20 NLT).
And He’s waiting for you to discover His gift!© Max Lucado.
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From Max’s book, The Lucado Inspirational Reader.
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