God makes no mistakes.
The first book of the Bible is Genesis. Written by Moses, and part of the Torah, Genesis 1 describes how the Universe was created.
There are several theories about how the Universe was created. As you looking at the stars, do you wonder how everything began?
Science studies the origin of mankind through various creation theories.
Where does Genesis mean?
Genesis literally means ‘the beginning’.
In Bible scripture, verses reveal that God had a plan to create the Universe, and he began with the stars. Some scientists, who are Christian study the beginning of time as cosmologists.
What is Christian cosmology? Cosmology is the study of the Universe and its origins, and it often does include The Big Bang theory, but for Christians, the Bible says God was the root cause of everything.
The Bible teaches creation from a Biblical worldview.
Not to dispute with science, but we have faith that gravity holds together every single light in the sky. Each twinkling light serves as a reminder of God’s almighty power.
The sky that we all share can be a tool to feel connected to mother earth and the father almighty. Look at God’s creation and use it as a reminder that He is always with you, watching over you.
In 2019, it is so easy to go through life without seeing what is right in front of you. So many spend their day with their heads buried in their phones, stressing about life challenges that are usually out of our control. In Isaiah 40:26, we are encouraged to “lift up [our] eyes and look to the heavens”.
We are told to ask and acknowledge “who created all these? He who brings out the starry host one by one and calls forth each of them by name. Because of his great power and mighty strength, not one of them is missing”.
Despite the work deadlines and hectic schedule, everyone has the time to stop and lift their eyes upward. The Bible tells us to pause.
Even just for a moment, think about what really matters in the grand scheme of things. If you are struggling, use the stars as a reminder of God’s presence. His guidance is always there for you to take.
Within the Bible, these fiery balls of plasma are referred to literally and symbolically. Whether it is the bright heavenly light that led the three wise men to the new-born king or symbols of angels, messengers, and leaders, biblical star’s act as an object of guidance.
God created stars as a way “to govern the day and the night, and to separate light from the darkness” (Genesis 1:17-18).
Some define “guidance” as predicting the future, but God’s guidance doesn’t work this way. Ever since the forbidden apple was devoured, God has given the human race the power of choice.
Therefore, we have a certain degree of control over our lives that can be used for better or worse. We all sin but God still loves us. If you are feeling down, view the night sky as a reminder of the great effort He made to create a world as beautiful as ours.
We can see this in the sky: “He counts the number of the stars; He gives names to all of them. Great is our Lord and abundant in strength, His understanding is infinite” (Psalm 147: 4-5).
Whether you are looking out your window or laying in the grass, take a look at the stars. Acknowledging the greatness of God and the universe he created. You would be surprised how this can provide a necessary perspective.
What is your place in this world? Who are you? Who do you want to be? Use the stars as a tool to connect to God. Admire His creation and know that he placed each one of those great flames on a dark canvas for you.
Here are 6 Bible verses about the beginning of creation, according to Genesis 1.
1. God created the heavens and the earth starts at Genesis 1:1.
“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” — Genesis 1:1
2. One the second day, Genesis 1:3, God created light.
“And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.” — Genesis 1:3
3. One the third day, Genesis 1:20, God created the sky.
And God said, “Let there be a vault between the waters to separate water from water.” — Genesis 1:20
4. Dry land, according to Genesis 1:9, was created on the fourth day.
And God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear.” — Genesis 1:9
5. On the fifth day, God created living things, Genesis 1:24.
And God said, “Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: the livestock, the creatures that move along the ground, and the wild animals, each according to its kind.” — Genesis 1:24
6. God made man on the 6th day can be found at Bible verse, Genesis 1:26.
“Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness…” Genesis 1:26