Genesis 1:14-19 “Then God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years; and let them be for lights in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth”; and it was so. God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the stars also. God placed them in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth, and to govern the day and the night, and to separate the light from the darkness; and God saw that it was good. There was evening and there was morning, a fourth day.”

This colorway is one of my “Days of Creation” series.

Day 4!

“Eventide” and “Dusk” are both names for Evening. I love sunsets that are just amazing! I was thinking about a sunset we saw in Washington D.C and how lovely it was. I found this picture of a sunset in Hawaii at http://www.hawaiipictures.com
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I’m sure that if I think it looks absolutely stunning in a picture, I can only imagine how spectacular it is in real life.  When God created the sun and the moon and set them into orbit, he gave us such an awesome gift. Each day we see the handiwork of his creation in the beautiful sunrises and sunsets!

“Beyond a Reasonable Doubt” has some wonderful information regarding Day 4 of creation: the sun, moon and the stars.  On page 26, “The moon orbits the earth at a perfect distance at about 240,000 miles which creates the necessary tides upon the oceans. These tides clean up the oceans and their shores, but if the moon were to move in just 1/5 of this distance, the contintents would be plunged under water twice a day. ”

“It is difficult to examine our amazing universe and not conclude that there was a Designer. Psalm 19:1 says,’The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows his handiwork.’ Romans 1:20 says, ‘For since the creation of the world his invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse.’

“Although there are only 4,000 stars that can be seen without a telescope, the Bible has declared that the number of stars are as the sand on the seashore. (Genesis 22:17.) Modern giant telescopes have verified that there are about 10 ^25 (ten million billion billion) known stars in the universe.  It is of no small wonder 90% of astronomers believe in God!”

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