Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who hath created these things, that bringeth out their host by number: he calleth them all by names by the greatness of his might, for that he is strong in power; not one faileth.

40:26 hath created these things. One of the strongest evidences that all “these things” were created, and did not evolve by themselves is the law of entropy, also known as the second law of thermodynamics. This best-proved law of science describes the universal tendency of all physical systems to decay. Ordered systems tend to become disordered; highly programmed systems tend to become garbled; dynamic moving systems tend to run down. Since everything is now winding down, it all first must have been wound up, and this requires a Creator.

40:26 number. The infinite Creator has placed an endless number of highly ordered and energized heavenly bodies throughout His creation.

40:26 by names. Each created system is given a distinctive name corresponding to its own complex structure and function by the omniscient Creator.

40:26 strong in power. Every system in the cosmos has been empowered to carry out its purpose by the omnipotent Creator.

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