God Owns It All
Author: Melva Cooper
"The heavens are yours, and the earth is yours; everything in the world is yours…" Psalm 89:11 (NLT) “The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine: as for the world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them.” -Psalm 89:11 (KJV)
I went outside in the early morning to get the newspaper that had been thrown across the driveway. It was a perfect spring day. The dew was sparkling on the lawn that my husband had freshly mowed the afternoon before. The crepe myrtle bushes were showing off their deep purple blooms.
Around the hummingbird feeder was a couple of those tiny birds with the long beaks that are so much fun to watch. A streak of brilliant blue flew past my face. I turned around to see Papa bluebird flying into the bluebird house. They had already raised one family this spring, and now were busy building another nest.
When I looked up to the heavens there was not a cloud in the sky. "Thank you, Jesus," I found myself praying as I picked up the paper and headed back in the house.
Driving back from the grocery store later in the day, I noticed the sky was dotted with clouds. I was disappointed because it had been so gloriously bright early in the morning. Getting out of my car I continued to gaze at those clouds "messing" up my beautiful view.
I thought this is the way our day begins. So clear. So clean. And then before long it gets "messed" up with the frustrations of a job, raising a family and maybe just living.
I know that sometimes clouds turn into thunder and lightning and become violent storms. Also, I realize the problems of the day often become turbulent and we feel like our lives have been turned upside down in a few hours time.
But, God reminded me that just as He says in Psalm 89, He owns it all. He still controls the storms of the air. In the same way, He, also, controls the storms of our lives.
And if we turn to Him for answers He moves those clouds of darkness right out of our lives. We can begin afresh again!
“Thine, O LORD, [is] the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all [that is] in the heaven and in the earth [is thine]; thine [is] the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all.” -1Chronicles 29:11
Source : Sherry’s Inspirational