New Defender's Study Bible Notes
115:16 are the LORD’s. For this present age at least, the earth (including, possibly, the solar system, though this is very doubtful) has been placed under man’s dominion. There is no evidence whatever in either science or Scripture that intelligent beings (other than angels) exist in other worlds. It is expensive foolishness to attempt to reach such worlds in space ships or to communicate with them via radio astronomy. Such projects make man more vulnerable than ever to demonic deception by the Satanic “principalities,...powers,...rulers of the darkness of this world,” and “spiritual wickedness in (the heavenly realms)” (Ephesians 6:12), that the “prince of the power of the air” (Ephesians 2:2) is using so effectively today.