“The Heavens declare the glory of God and
the firmament shows His handiwork…” –
The Milky Way galaxy is 100,000 light years wide and 1,000 light years deep. Our solar system is traveling at 515,000 mph in the Milky way. The earth’s mean velocity is 66,600 mph! It orbits around the sun in perfect harmony with the sun’s gravitational pull; century after century the earth has never veered off course! It never draws closer to or further from the sun – the earth’s average distance remains approximately 93,000,000 miles from this burning star. At 1070 mph, the earth rotates on its 23.5 degree axis; spring, summer, fall, and winter are the result of the earth’s 23.5 degree tilt and orbit around the sun.
So, at 1070 mph the earth rotates on its axis, at 66,600 mph it orbits the sun, and at 515,000 mph it moves within the Milky Way without colliding with other planets and stars! In regard to the earth, there is perfect harmony in our solar system unlike LA traffic! The earth is shielded by divine design!
There are billions and billions of galaxies in our universe and all of these galaxies are united in a chorus – in a proclamation that has been repeated for multiple millennia since the beginning of time. Every single star and planet of every single galaxy in this vast universe is proclaiming one thing.
Consider these universal facts:
“The heavens declare His righteousness, and all the people see His glory” – Psalm 97:2
“The heavens shall declare His righteousness: for God is judge Himself. Selah” – Psalm 50:6
“Drop down ye heavens from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness: let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and let righteousness spring up together; I, the LORD, have created it” – Isaiah 45:8
God’s righteousness is revealed through His creation; righteousness is the result of a continuum of righteous order; i.e., at no point either in thought, heart, speech, or deed is there a lapse of absolute good (good as defined by the Creator) in the God of the Bible.
Righteousness is defined by God:
“And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?” – Deuteronomy 4:8
“Thy judgments are true and righteous all together. More to be desired are they than gold, yea than much fine gold: sweeter also than the honey and the honeycomb” Psalm 19:9-10
“Mine eyes fail for your salvation and for the word of thy righteousness” – Psalm 119:123
“Thy testimonies that you have commanded are righteous and very faithful” – Psalm 119:138
“The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live” – Psalm 119:144
“My tongue shall speak of thy word, for all thy commandments are righteous” – Psalm 119:172
The Scriptures teach us that God’s written Word is righteous, and we learn righteousness from reading His written Word: “All Scripture is given by inspiration from God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness” – 2 Timothy 3:16.
What does His written Word teach us about His righteousness? God says, “So as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the Gospel to you that are at Rome also. For, I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believes – to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written: the just shall live by faith” – Romans 1:15-17.
The “righteousness of God is revealed” in the Gospel of Christ! “The Heavens declare the righteousness of God!”
The heavens are speaking, lovingly shouting, and blasting out at the tops of their voices that Jesus Christ is both God and Savior!
Every single star and planet of every galaxy in this vast universe is declaring that Jesus Christ is both God and Savior of the world.
If one studies the cosmos and does not come to the conclusion that Jesus Christ is LORD, then that study and its conclusion are flawed – each is a lie.
There is only one honest, true, and factual conclusion that can be gained from a thorough and ongoing study of the origin of the universe – Jesus Christ and Him crucified.
Jesus Christ died on the cross for our sins according to the Scriptures, He rose from the dead on the third day according to the Scriptures, He ascended into heaven where He presently sits at the right hand of the Father, He presently governs the universe including all mankind in all the nations on earth, and He will one day return to this earth to physically establish His kingdom on it.
True science incorporates faith in the Creator, Jesus Christ, who has revealed the origin of the universe.
“The heavens declare the glory of God” – JESUS
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