When was God at his best? When can we point and say that's God at the top of the ladder?
God created the heavens.
All of us would probably turn to Genesis where it says, "In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." What more could God do than create the heavens and the earth? That has to be God at his best.
A Russian cosmonaut once declared that there was no heaven because when he traveled in the Sputnik, he looked out and didn't see a heaven. He only went to the backyard! Our galaxy, what we can see with the naked eye, is considered small. Yet, if you could walk from one side of our galaxy to the other, you would be only halfway after a million years. God created the heavens.
The United States and Russia fight over who's going to rule the earth. God's got worlds without end. He created the heavens and the earth. We need not search further. That has to be God at his best.
Take a look at the earth: its vastness, majesty, and its many mysteries. Start on the West Coast and look at its beauty. God took dry land, the desert, and decorated it with plants, like cacti. What beauty! Travel from the desert country and follow the California coast, going north toward San Francisco and Portland and Seattle. See the beauty of God's creation, and see how God has made an incredible world.
Then travel to the south, states like Mississippi and Alabama, and see all of their beauty. Go into Florida, and see what they have to offer.
Then look at the beauty of the eastern coast, and at the beauty of Canada, with its enchantment. Go to Europe. Go anywhere. Every place you go has something unique and beautiful. God created the heavens and the earth.
God's creation can be contrasted with trying to build a ...
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