He's Still Working On Me!
June 10, 2007
1. INTERNAL Work!
A) A Saved People
B) A Submissive People
2. ETERNAL Work!
A) Constant Work in the Present
B) Completed Work in the Future
3. SUPERNAL Work!
A) According to His Plan
B) Accomplished by His Power
Whenever I read Philippians 1:6, I think of the little song that came out a few years ago:
He's still working on me,
To make me what ought to be.
It took Him just a week to make the moon and the stars,
Jupiter, earth, the sun and Mars.
How loving and patient He must be;
He's still working on me.
In a multibillion dollar project to determine what actually happened when the earth was created, scientists and engineers spent years gathering information. As the thousands of bits of information came in, they were fed into a giant computer.
Finally, the day came; all the information had been programmed. The scientists and engineers gathered around the giant computer as the instruction was punched in: "Produce a detailed account of the creation of the earth." Breathlessly the group waited. The great computer hummed, rattled; and finally the printer typed out, "See Genesis 1:1!"
The creation of the universe is a great work of God. It is as the Psalmist described a display of His handiwork. The creation and existence of this universe does not confirm the absence of God, but rather the ability of God.
There are only about 4000 stars that are visible to the human eye without the help of a telescope. Astronomers have statistically estimated that there are about 10 million billion billion stars in the known universe. Many scientists believe that it is the exact same number of the grains of sand in the world.
If you bore a hole in the sun and somehow put in 1.2 million earths, you would still have room for 4.3 million moons.
Science tells us that light travels at the incredible speed of a little over 186,000 miles per second. That means, if you had a rif ...
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