God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He also made the stars. Gen 1:16 WEB
He also made the stars. I read this verse sometimes and am amazed by how much the Bible packs into a single verse. Scientists estimate they are around 300 sextillion stars now and that number keeps growing as they develop devices that let them see further.
That is a 3 followed by 23 zeros, or 3 trillion times 100 billion. My mind cannot even fathom numbers like this, and yet we cannot make a single star. Written out it in long hand it looks like this: 300,000,000,000,000,000,000,000.
There are multiple planets in orbit around these stars and multiple moons in orbit around those planets. When compared with the universe, the earth that we live on is like a speck of pollen, and we are only a speck on that, fighting and dividing over anything that we can think of.
The Awesome God Almighty that made the stars calls us by name and knows how many hairs are on our head. He created all of this and He will be involved in your life today if you let Him. Though He created the entire universe, He has given me answers to questions on a math test when I asked Him. He cares.
Today if you feel worthless, put it aside. The Creator Himself has deemed you worthy to call Him Father and no one else's opinion really matters. Can the ones looking down at you make stars? I am thrilled to know the Star Lord and that He knows me. Prayer: Father, I thank You for creating me and giving me a place in Your universe. Help me find the place that I belong and put me right where You want me to be. Guide me and help me make the right decisions as I live my life for You, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.
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