We live midst a creation that speaks to us loudly of the wisdom, power and glory of its Creator. And yet it was brought into being, not by accident, but by the Word of His power. We also live in a world wherein that Word is made known by the revelation of God, a Word that speaks of compassion, purity, truth, salvation and of the Speaker Himself.
Creation, whilst impressive, cannot have a transforming effect upon its beholder, but the Word of God can upon its hearer. The unbeliever is warned by these words, and the Christian has been redeemed through them. The riches of the world wane in desirability compared to the sweetness of the living Word. Christ is the sweetness that rejoices the heart.
1 The heav'ns God's glory do declare,