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Sunday, June 17, 2012

It All Points To Him


"All creation is a finger pointing to the Lord of creation, in whom life can be found. Creation was made to introduce us to him over and over again.
The temporary pleasures of this present world are meant to point you to the lasting pleasure of knowing God. The rising of the sun each morning is meant to remind you of his faithfulness. The crushing power of a devastating storm is designed to make you reflect on his power. The sweetness of a human kiss is meant to remind you of his tender care. The dependency of the baby is there to remind you of your constant need for God. The fading beauty of the daffodil is meant to help you see his eternal beauty. The imperfect justice of the human community is there to remind you that God is perfectly just. The tender moment of human mercy is there to cause you to rest in his mercy. That five-course meal is an opportunity to reflect on and be thankful for the spiritual food you need and the God that graciously gives. The shifting stars in the night are created to remind you that Jesus is the light that never shifts or fades. Every experience of love is meant to point you to his love. Every moment of grace is there to cause you to run to his grace. All of creation is a finger pointing to God. It was not meant to replace him"

Excerpt from "Forever" pages 50-51 by Paul David Trip


5 comments:

Janette@Janette's Sage said...

Yes, and Yes...and Amen..and I just posted on this, well it is what I soaked in on my anniversary, so this is right where I am...yes, creation!!!

Sonja said...

So true, all of it reflects His love and shows us more about who He is. Great way to start my morning. :)

LDH said...

wow ~ what a great perspective! Thank you for sharing on Think on These Things!

Creations By Cindy said...

Well said~ Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Camille said...

Beautiful quote...thank you for sharing Maryann! Yes, indeed...it all is to point us to HIM! HE alone is worthy of all our praise and worship.

Blessings to you!
Camille