Psalm 19:1 declares, "The heavens
declare the glory of God, and the firmament shows His handiwork."
Many years ago, scientist-inventor Sir Isaac
Newton had an exact replica of our solar system made in miniature.
At its center was a large golden ball
representing the sun, and revolving around it were smaller planets attached at
the ends of rods of varying lengths.
They represented Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
and the other planets.
These were all geared together by cogs and
belts to make them move around the "sun" in perfect harmony.
One day as Newton was studying this model, a
friend who did not believe in the biblical account of creation stopped by for a
Marveling at the device and watching as the
scientist made the heavenly bodies move in their orbits, the man exclaimed,
"My Newton, what an exquisite thing! Who made it for you?"
Without looking up, Sir Isaac replied,
"Nobody?" his friend asked.
"That's right! I said nobody! All of
these balls and cogs and belts and gears just happened to come together, and
wonder of wonders, by chance they began revolving in their set orbits with
The unbeliever got the message!
It was foolish to suppose that the model
But it was even more senseless to accept the
theory that the earth and the vast universe came into being by chance.
How much more logical to believe what the
Bible says, "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the
The Bible also declares, in Psalms 14:1, "The
fool hath said in his heart, There is no God."
Reason by itself should show how absurd it is
to deny the God of creation!