January 20, 2021
READ: Psalm 104:24–35
How many are your works, L
“I know where God lives,” our four-year-old grandson told my wife, Cari. “Where is that?” she asked, her curiosity piqued. “He lives in the woods beside your house,” he answered.
When Cari told me about their conversation, she wondered what prompted his thinking. “I know,” I responded. “When we went for a walk in the woods during his last visit, I told him that even though we can’t see God, we can see the things He’s done.” “Do you see the footprints I’m making?” I had asked my grandson as we stepped through a sandy place by a river. “The animals and the trees and the river are like God’s footprints. We know that He’s been here because we can see the things He’s made.”
The writer of Psalm 104 also pointed to the evidence for God in creation, exclaiming “How many are your works, L
Psalm 104 begins and ends with the words: “Praise the L
— James Banks
Where do you see God’s handiwork in creation? How might you point someone to it—and to Him—today?
I praise You for all You’ve made, God! Help me to live in wonder at Your wisdom and goodness today.