Daily Devotion

December 12, 2014

The Design and the Designer

“Lift your eyes and look to the heavens.” Isa 40:26 NIV

Wernher von Braun, the first director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, who’s known as “the father of the American space program,” stated in a published article in May, 1974: “One cannot be exposed to the law and order of the universe without concluding that there must be a design and purpose behind it all…The better we understand the intricacies of the universe…the more reason we have found to marvel at the inherent design upon which it is based…To be forced to believe only one conclusion—that everything in the universe happened by chance—would violate the very objectivity of science itself…What random process could produce the brains of a man or the system of the human eye?…They [evolutionists] challenge science to disprove the existence of God. But must we really light a candle to see the sun?…They say they cannot visualize a designer. Well, can a physicist visualize an electron?…What strange rationale makes some physicists accept the inconceivable electron as real, while refusing to accept the reality of a designer on the ground that they cannot conceive Him?” The devotional you are reading was not the result of an explosion in a printing plant. No, if there’s a book, then there must be a publisher. If there’s a building, then there must be an architect and builder. If there’s a work of art, then there must be an artist. “Lift your eyes and look to the heavens: Who created all these? He who brings out the starry host one by one, and calls them each by name. Because of his great power and mighty strength, not one of them is missing.”