I See the Glory of God

But as truly as I live, all the earth shall be filled with me glory of the LORD. —Numbers 14:21

Let us learn to admire God in all things, great and small—in the soft play of a kitten on the rug as well as in the vast and breathtaking sweep of some galaxy around a point so remote as to stun the imagination and make language dumb….

Two men stood on the shore watching the sun come up out of the sea. One was a merchant from London, the other was the poet, William Blake. As the bright yellow disk of the sun emerged into view, gilding the water and painting the sky with a thousand colors, the poet turned to the merchant and asked, “What do you see?” “Ah! I see gold,” replied the merchant. “The sun looks like a great gold piece. What do you see?” “I see the glory of God,” Blake answered, “and I hear a multitude of the heavenly host crying ‘Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty. The whole earth is full of His glory'” (see Isaiah 6:5). O

Lord, as I go about my day may I not just see nature for what it is, but as a majestic expression of Your holiness. Amen.

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