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I am God’s creation. He made me.

Jesus loves me. Everything that happens in my life works out for good.

Courage is the order of the day.

I made you. I don’t make mistakes.” ~God

The material universe is good, for God created it good and wants us to use it in ways pleasing to him. Therefore, we should seek to be like the early Christians, who “received their food with glad and generous hearts” (Acts 2:46), always with thanksgiving to God and trust in his provisions.

A healthy appreciation of creation will keep us from false moderation that denies the goodness of creation and the blessings that come to us through it. It will also encourage some Christians to do scientific and technological research into the goodness of God’s abundant creation, or to support such research.

The doctrine of creation will also enable us to recognize more clearly that scientific and technological study glorifies God, for it enables us to discover how incredibly wise, powerful, and skillful God was in his work of creation. “Great are the works of Yahweh, studied by all who delight in them” (Ps. 111:2).