understands its way; and He knows its place. 24
For He looks to the ends of the earth, and sees
everything under the heavens. 25 When
weight to the wind, and meted out the waters
by measure... Job 28:23-25 (NAS)
At first, one might not think that air or wind
has any weight at all to it. However as
science began to discover and measure the weight and
pressure exerted by the wind and air, this statement
in the book of Job became more and more meaningful.
The barometer (invented in
A.D. 1600's) is what is
used today to measure the weight of air.
A Barometer measures "Barometric Pressure"
Barometric Pressure is defined as the weight or
pressure exerted by the atmosphere at a given point.
Its measurement can be expressed in several ways.
One is in millibars. Another is in inches or
millimeters of mercury.
Atmospheric pressure is defined as the force
per unit area exerted by the weight of the
atmosphere above a point on or above the earth's
The atmosphere is defined as the gaseous or air
portion of the physical environment that encircles a
In short, a barometer measures the force per
unit area exerted by the weight of the air...or
simply, it measures force caused by the weight of
Why Look at God's Creation...The Things That
Have Been Made?
In this lesson we have provided just a few of
perhaps thousands of examples of the intelligent
design in the creation. From the complex
programming of each single DNA molecule to the
unimaginable complexity of the galaxies and solar
systems that surround us, we can see the mark of
intelligent design. Just looking at the human
body...the precision of the eye...the engineering of
the cardiovascular system...the interrelationship of
the joints, ligaments, nerves...all of these speak
to the intelligence of God in His creation:
since the creation of the world His invisible
attributes, His eternal power and divine nature,
have been clearly seen, being understood through
what has been made, so that they are without excuse.
Romans 1:20 (NAS)
In looking at God's creation, we get just a faint
glimpse of His invisible attributes, His eternal
power and divine nature. Some choose to look
at God's creation, but they choose not to put their
faith and trust in God. We
challenge you to look and then to put your full
faith and trust in the one true God who created all
that we see and know by His word:
faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by
the word of God, so that what is seen was not made
out of things which are visible. Hebrews 11:3 (NAS)
"And I said, "I beseech Thee, O
LORD God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who
preserves the covenant and lovingkindness for those
who love Him and keep His commandments..." Nehemiah
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