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From the psalm of David we read,
  • “Let heaven and earth praise Him, the seas and everything that moves in them.” (Psalm 69:34 – NKJV)

 
Dr. Henry Morris has written,
 

  • “We may not yet understand the full purpose of God in creation, but at least one aspect of that purpose is that all things created should somehow praise their Creator.”

 
We see this theme throughout the Scriptures and it is especially prevalent in the psalms. Note . . . 
 

  • “The heavens declare the glory of God: and the firmament shows His handiwork.” (Psalms 19:1 – NKJV)

 

  • “Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and all it fullness; let the field be joyful, and all that is in it. Then all the trees of the woods will rejoice before the LORD.” (Psalm 96:11-12 – NKJV)

 

  • “All Your works shall praise You, O LORD . . .” (Psalm 145:10 – NKJV)

 

  • “Praise Him, sun and moon; praise Him, all you stars of light! Praise Him, you heavens of heavens, and you waters above the heavens! . . . Praise the LORD from the earth, you great sea creatures and all the depths; fire and hail, snow and clouds; stormy wind, fulfilling His words; mountains and all hills; fruitful trees and all cedars; beasts and all cattle; creeping things and flying fowl” (Psalm 148:3-4, 7-10 – NKJV)

 
I find it interesting as we consider these texts that Jesus said, 
 

  • “But He answered and said to them, ‘I tell you that if these should keep silent, the stones would immediately cry out'” (Luke 19:40 – NKJV)

 
The Creator was among us, and men who would soon turn against him were for the moment praising Him, just as it should be. And if they failed to do so then the creation “would immediately cry out.” It was a moment for such an event and Jesus was going to receive His due praise even if “the stones” had to be that which provided it.
 
The creation praising its Maker! It is indeed noteworthy how often the Scriptures speak of it. My finite mind can only stumble onto words here to explain this, but it is for certain that right now,
 

  • “. . . the whole creation groans and labors with birth pangs” (Romans 8:22 – NKJV)

 
. . . and with, 
 

  • “. . . earnest expectation . . . eagerly waits for the revealing of the sons of God” (Romans 8:19 – NKJV)

 
. . . an “earnest expectation” by a living “creation” to be what God always intended it to be, without thorn or thistle, to the praise of the glory of Him who has created it all. 
 
I also have that “earnest expectation,” to be what God always intended me to be, no longer groaning within this flesh but fully realizing that which my Creator has always intended for me. Are you not of the same mind? 
 
Have a good day . . . and take note of that which surrounds you, the creation, and note how it speaks to the glory of God!

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