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Appreciating God's Creation Quotes


"Each of us is a masterpiece of God's creation" - Pope Francis

"Whoever is gripped by God's spirit turns to his creation with all the interest that comes from God's love." - Eberhard Arnold

"There is nothing wrong with God's creation. Mystery and Suffering only exist in the mind." - Ramana Maharshi

"creation, like vengeance, is God's. It is dangerous when man tampers with it." - Marjorie Benton Cooke

"We cannot fulfill that purpose [environmentalism] if we are heaping contempt on God's creation." - Joe Lieberman

"By investigating God's majestic and awesome creation, science can actually be a means of worship." - Francis Collins

"Take care of God's creation. But above all, take care of people in need." - Pope Francis

"Love is the reflection of God's unity in the world of duality. It constitutes the entire significance of creation." - Meher Baba

"Our call is to be God's agents, to rescue not only the human race but the whole of creation." - Tony Campolo

"Today, decide not to speak negatively about yourself. When you criticize yourself, you are criticizing God's very own creation." - Joel Osteen

"Many are the marvels of God's Creation, but none so marvelous as man. Or so cunning, for good or ill." - S.M. Stirling

"The most central truth to the creation account is that this world is a place for God's presence." - John H. Walton

"Today, decide not to speak negatively about yourself. When you criticize yourself, you are criticizing God's very own creation." - Joel Osteen

"Treat the customer as an appreciating asset." - Tom Peters

"Don't be concerned about others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others." - Confucius

"Only the most acute and active animals are capable of boredom. - A theme for a great poet would be God's boredom on the seventh day of creation." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"In essence, String Theory describes space and time, matter and energy, gravity and light, indeed all of God's creation as music." - Roy H Williams

"Just as God's will is creation and is called 'the world' so His intention is the salvation of men, and it is called 'the Church.'" - Clement of Alexandria

"For God's will gave men their form, their essence and their abilities. Anyone who destroys His work is declaring war on the Lord's creation, the divine will." - Adolf Hitler

"After all, the living book of God's creation lies open for all to see; it points constantly to the divine calling for which we were placed in nature. Nature is a continual admonition to us, for nowhere has God's creation departed so far from its origin and primeval purpose as in the human race." - Eberhard Arnold

"The reasons are likely rooted in religion. Playing around with God's creation is simply not allowed. Incidentally, in the past it was precisely the deeply religious people who said: Of course we're playing with God's creation, in fact we're perfecting it. This sort of thinking is frowned upon today." - Hans von Storch

"In appreciating our neighbor, we're participating in something truly sacred." - Fred Rogers

"Our families need to ask for the gift of the Spirit! Through prayer, even in the busiest times, we give time back to God, we find the peace that comes from appreciating the important things, and we encounter the joy of God's unexpected gifts. Through daily prayer may our homes become, like the house of Martha and Mary, places where Jesus always finds a warm welcome." - Pope Francis

"You cannot go outside of A and Z in the realm of literature; likewise Christ Jesus is First and Last of God's new creation, and all that is in between; you cannot get outside of that." - Theodore Austin-Sparks

"Profoundness, genius, spontaneity, merit, nobility, ingenuity, voice propriety, feeling, discernment, sensibility, good taste, great tone, rightness, courtliness, vivacity, boldness, style, freshness, harmony, perfection, imagination, purity, correctness. The greatest writer of all times. God's most astonishing creation." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Let us be renewed by God's mercy ... and let us become agents of this mercy, channels through which God can water the earth, protect all creation and make justice and peace flourish." - Pope Francis

"He [Pierre Teilhard de Chardin] was thrilled with the idea that through work in the world human beings were participating in the ongoing extension and consecration of God's creation." - Robert Ellsberg

"I am a creationist and an evolutionist. Evolution is God's, or Nature's method of creation. Creation is not an event that happened in 4004 BC; it is a process that began some 10 billion years ago and is still under way." - Theodosius Dobzhansky

"Today the great gift of God's Creation is exposed to serious dangers and lifestyles which can degrade it. Environmental pollution is making particularly unsustainable the lives of the poor of the world ... we must pledge ourselves to take care of creation and to share its resources in solidarity." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Why waste words? Geometry existed before the Creation, is co-eternal with the mind of God, is God himself (what exists in God that is not God himself?): geometry provided God with a model for the Creation and was implanted into man, together with God's own likeness - and not merely conveyed to his mind through the eyes." - Johannes Kepler

" honestly didn't matter how we humans got to be the way we are, whether evolution or special creation was responsible. What mattered and mattered desperately was our future development. Were we going to go on destroying God's creation, fighting each other, hurting the other creatures of the His planet?" - Jane Goodall

"Our very name for God's Creation is NATURE, for that is what Nature is. I shall define Nature for you in simple words. Nature is an electric wave thought image of God's nature, electrically projected from His formless and unconditioned ONE LIGHT into countless many forms of conditioned light which we call matter." - Walter Russell

"The future of our fragile, beautiful planet home is in our hands. As God's family, we are stewards of God's creation. We can be wantonly irresponsible, or we can be caring and compassionate. God says, "I have set before you life and death... Choose life."" - Desmond Tutu

"You come before the judgment seat of God full of rebellion and mistakes. Because of his justice he cannot dismiss your sin, but because of his love he cannot dismiss you. So, in an act which stunned the heavens, he punished himself on the cross for your sins. God's justice and love are equally honored. And you, God's creation, are forgiven." - Max Lucado

"Time was God's first creation." - Walter Lang

"Creation begins with vision." - Henri Matisse

"Being single is about celebrating and appreciating your own space that you're in." - Kelly Rowland

"Its nice to have proper film fans respecting and appreciating your work." - Antonia Thomas

"Love is appreciating, complimenting, feeling gratitude, and speaking good words to others." - Rhonda Byrne

"I awaken today, appreciating everything in sight, and I give thanks." - Louise Hay

"That is what worship is all about. It is the glad shout of praise that arises to God the creator and God the rescuer from the creation that recognizes its maker, the creation that acknowledges the triumph of Jesus the Lamb. That is the worship that is going on in heaven, in God's dimension, all the time. The question we ought to be asking is how best we might join in." - N T Wright

"The key to maturity is time and community. Discernment and godly wisdom develop in a community that spans generations. The church is called to be this place where the [God's] Spirit uses normal patterns and rhythms of the Christian life in a community, so that we may bear fruit like a well-watered tree. Despite common appearances, the church is the place where God's new creation is coming into existence and being sustained by the Spirit like a great vineyard." - Michael Horton

"I would like to ask all those who have positions of responsibility in economic, political and social life, and all men and women of goodwill: let us be 'protectors' of creation, protectors of God's plan inscribed in nature, protectors of one another and of the environment." - Pope Francis

"You know, we can't keep talking about our dependence on foreign oil and the need to deal with global warming and the challenge that it poses to our climate and to God's creation and just let business as usual go on, and that means something has to be taken away from some people." - Hillary Clinton

"I have had my share of sorrows-more than the common lot, perhaps, but I have borne them ill. I have broken where I should have bent; and have mused and brooded, when my spirit should have mixed with all God's great creation." - Charles Dickens

"I found happiness when I realized that as imperfect as I may be, I am the perfect Nick Vujicic. I am God's creation, designed according to His plan for me. That's not to say there isn't room for improvement. I'm always trying to be better so I can better serve Him and the world!" - Nick Vujicic

"The saying, "The Magyar is much too lazy to be bored," is worth thinking about. Only the most subtle and active animals are capable of boredom.-A theme for a great poet would be God's boredom on the seventh day of creation." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Our age is one in which usefulness is thought to be the chief merit of nature; in which the attainment of power, the utilization of its resources is taken to be the chief purpose of man in God's creation. Man has indeed become primarily a tool-making animal, and the world is now a gigantic tool box for the satisfaction of his needs." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"... the world of nature is by no means absent from the eschatological program set out in the NT. While rarely rising to the level of an explicit emphasis, and never the chief concern in and of itself, the world of nature is an integral component of God's new creation work." - Douglas J. Moo

"Depression tends to turn us away from the everyday things of God's creation. But whenever God steps in, His inspiration is to do the most natural, simple things- things we would never have imagined God was in, but as we do them we find Him there." - Oswald Chambers

"Beauty is God's trademark in creation." - Henry Ward Beecher

"God build's God's kingdom. But God ordered this world in such a way that His own work within that world takes place through the human beings that reflect His image. That is central to the notion of being made in God's image. He has enlisted us to act as His stewards in the project of creation. So the objection about us trying to build God's kingdom by our own efforts, though it seems humble and pious, can actually be a way of hiding from responsibility, of keeping one's head well down when the boss is looking for volunteers." - N T Wright

"God's away, God's away, God's away on business. Business!" - Tom Waits

"When you are appreciating creation as much as the Creator, then the Creator will ask, 'Who is appreciating my creation as much as me. Let me see this person.'" - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"Catastrophe and creation are twins." - Barbara Marx Hubbard

"A photo is a creation." - Eva Herzigova

"Next to invention is the power of interpreting invention; next to beauty the power of appreciating beauty." - Margaret Fuller

"Appreciating what shows up in your life changes your personal vibration. Gratitude elevates your life to a higher frequency." - Oprah Winfrey

"One of my favourite messages about The Pirate Fairy is that the story is about appreciating your own talents." - Christina Hendricks

"Every move is a creation, Maintaining the delicate balance is a creation, The line is a creation, Survival is a creation, Freedom is a creation." - Wojciech Kurtyka

"Patience is God's nature." - Tertullian

"Labor is God's education." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Water is God's tranquilizer," - Diana Vreeland

"Earth ... God's golf ball." - Don Van Vliet

"God's favour is happiness." - Matthew Henry

"It shouldn't be difficult, then, to make the transposition at this point into the early Christian vision of Jesus and the Spirit and the way in which the material world is both celebrated and renewed through their work. The Jewish basis for the early Christian patterns of belief and behavior is clear. It is important that God's people are embodied, because God made this world and has no intention of abandoning it. The material of creation is a vessel made to be filled with God's new life and glory, even though the transformation may involve suffering, persecution, and martyrdom." - N T Wright

"Whether it's a pebble in a riverbed or a soaring mountain peak, I see everything in the world as the handiwork of the Lord. When I paint, I try to represent the beauty of God's creation in my art. Many modern painters see the world as a jumble of random lines and shapes with no divine beauty or order, and their works reflect their viewpoint. Because I see God's peacefulness, serenity, and contentment, I work to capture those feelings on the canvas. My vision of God defines my vision of the world." - Thomas Kinkade

"There must be much more going on behind the scenes. The pivotal question is this: What is behind the deep-seated hatred that these atheists nurse against religion and against God? Let's face it, there is only one force that hates God's creation more than anything else - and that is Satan. Satan knows that God exists but wants no part of Him. It is Satan's ultimate goal to demolish all Christian elements in society and to damage the human image that was made in God's image. Could Satan be the real instigator of this aggressive form of atheism?" - Gerard Verschuuren

"The Church is the Church in her worship. Worship is not an optional extra, but is of the very life and essence of the Church. ...Man is never more truly man than when he worships God. He rises to all the heights of human dignity when he worships God, and all God's purpose in Creation and in Redemption are fulfilled in us as together in worship we are renewed in and through Christ, and in the name of Christ we glorify God." - J. B. Torrance

"If God seems to be in no hurry to make the problem of evil go away, maybe we shouldn't be, either. Maybe our compulsion to wash God's hands for him is a service he doesn't appreciate. Maybe - all theodicies and nearly all theologians to the contrary - evil is where we meet God. Maybe he isn't bothered by showing up dirty for his dates with creation. Maybe - just maybe - if we ever solved the problem, we'd have talked ourselves out of a lover." - Robert Farrar Capon

"The world is not looking for more doctrinal proof of the reality of God! It is not looking for greater proof of the resurrection or better arguments about creation. The world is looking for Christians who can stand up to every crisis, fear, trouble and difficulty and remain calm and at rest in the midst of it all. The world needs to see God's children trusting wholly in their Lord." - David Wilkerson

"Christianity sees plants and flowers as created by God to show forth and share with humans the divine goodness, beauty and truth - the purpose of all Creation. In this flowers may be enjoyed simply and directly in themselves as showing forth God's goodness and beauty, or, more fully, as archetypes, signatures, symbols, and bearers of legends, mirroring the revealed articles of Christian faith - thereby serving as means for their teaching, recollection, contemplation and celebration." - John Stokes

"Man is the namer; by this we recognize that through him pure language speaks. All nature, insofar as it communicates itself, communicates itself in language, and so finally in man. Hence, he is the lord of nature and can give names to things. Only through the linguistic being of things can he get beyond himself and attain knowledge of them-in the name. God's creation is completed when things receive their names from man, from whom in name language alone speaks." - Walter Benjamin

"God's greatest tragedy is the creation of mankind." - Nick Frost

"History is a vision of God's creation on the move." - Arnold Toynbee

"Beauty may be said to be God's trademark in creation." - Henry Ward Beecher

"I'm a toxic waste byproduct of God's creation." - Chuck Palahniuk

"History is a vision of God's creation on the move." - Arnold J Toynbee

"Without freedom, there is no creation." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Ideas are the roots of creation." - Ernest Dimnet

"Imagination is the beginning of creation." - George Bernard Shaw

"Creation is a sustained period of bliss." - Alice Walker

"You are a masterpiece of creation." - Denis Waitley

"The germ of creation lies in violence." - Rudolfo Anaya

"Is not all creation a transgression?" - Gilbert Simondon

"Man is a masterpiece of creation . . ." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"Life is a creation, not a discovery." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Games are nature's most beautiful creation" - Leonard Cohen

"Ideas are the root of creation." - Ernest Dimnet

"Friendship involves many things but, above all the power of going outside oneself and appreciating what is noble and loving in another." - Thomas Huxley

"Loving and appreciating each individual, including ourselves, as the showing forth of the One Creative Principle, takes a great deal of humility and this includes sharing." - Richard Kent

"Men and women balance each other out and we have to get to a point where we are comfortable with appreciating each other." - Beyonce Knowles

"Scoring well on tests is the sort of happy thing that gets the school district the greenbacks they crave. Understanding and appreciating the material are secondary." - Libba Bray

"Beauty is an understanding of what you have, and it's forgiving yourself of what you don't have, and appreciating all of it." - Jill Scott

"When God's finger points, God's hand will open the door." - Clarence Benjamin Jones

"Silence is God's first language." - John of the Cross

"The church is God's vineyard." - Heinrich Bullinger

"Nature is God's Old Testament." - Theodore Parker

"Nature is God's greatest evangelist." - Jonathan Edwards

"The world is God's salvation." - Dejan Stojanovic

"Creation takes things forward. Without anything new there is no progress. Creation equals new." - Rei Kawakubo

"I want to spend my time between the creation of ideas and the creation of things." - Theaster Gates

"If man wishes to know anything about Creation (the time of Creation, the duration of Creation, the order of Creation, the methods of Creation, or anything else) his sole source of true information is that of divine revelation." - Henry M Morris

"Power is God's hand or arm, omniscience is God's eye, mercy is God's delight, eternity is God's duration, but holiness is God's beauty!" - Stephen Charnock

"Made for spirituality, we wallow in introspection. Made for joy, we settle for pleasure. Made for justice, we clamor for vengeance. Made for relationship, we insist on our own way. Made for beauty, we are satisfied with sentiment. But new creation has already begun. The sun has begun to rise. Christians are called to leave behind, in the tomb of Jesus Christ, all that belongs to the brokenness and incompleteness of the present world ... That, quite simply, is what it means to be Christian: to follow Jesus Christ into the new world, God's new world, which he has thrown open before us." - N T Wright

"He created the flavors! He created the colors. He created it all, and he did it all out of the overflow of his perfections. It's not like he was thinking, 'Oh, I've got some fajita flavoring over here. I know: let's put it on the cow and the chicken.' He created the avocado to have a certain flavor; he created the skirt steak, the fillet, and the tenderloin to have certain flavors. That was God's doing. So every aspect of creation, from the largest galaxy to the tiniest burst of flavor in food or drink or seasoning, radiates the goodness of God." - Matt Chandler

"We should, can and most of the time do communicate with God directly. To my knowledge, angels are not necessary for anything. But God's creation is abundant, and asking "Why angels?" would be like asking why there are thousands of varieties of trees or stars, when we could get along with so much less. God Himself told us many times that He was sending angels to love and care for us, so He is the one who brought them into our lives. Therefore, even if we don't understand their entire purpose, I vote that we pay attention to them." - Joan Anderson

"Only when creation stops can we find the Absolute. The Absolute is in the soul, not in creation. So by stopping creation, we come to know the Absolute." - Swami Vivekananda

"The secret of landscapes isn't creation...It's maintenance." - Michael Dolan

"If you want to surrender to creativity, surrender to creation." - Judith Orloff

"The glory of creation is in its infinite diversity." - Gene Roddenberry

"All of creation is a song of praise to God." - Hildegard of Bingen

"Providence is the perpetuity and continuance of creation." - Richard Sibbes

"I always fear that creation will expire before teatime." - Sydney Smith

"The work of creation is never without travail." - T S Eliot

"Life is an ongoing, never-ending process of re-creation." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Evil is in antagonism with the entire creation." - Heinrich Zschokke

"destruction is easy for humans but creation is too difficult." - Daniel J Boorstin

"I criticize by creation - not by finding fault." - Cicero

"The creation continues incessantly through the media of man." - Antonio Gaudi

"I'm not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"Morality is a human creation. The Universe does not judge." - Gary Zukav

"Far more interesting than problem solving is problem creation." - Chuck Close

"The key function of banks is money creation, not intermediation." - Michael Kumhof

"Love is creation raised to a higher degree." - Toyohiko Kagawa

"An original is a creation motivated by desire." - Man Ray

"There cannot be creation without a lot of energy." - Emil Nolde

"PRE-EXISTENCE, n. An unnoted factor in creation." - Ambrose Bierce

"The poetry of fashion lies in the creation of illusion" - Coco Chanel

"Through endless night the earth whirls toward a creation unknown..." - Henry Miller

"There's a thin line between destruction and creation." - Oliver Jeffers

"Neither evolution nor creation qualifies as a scientific theory." - Duane Gish

"Destruction is difficult. It is as difficult as creation." - Antonio Gramsci

"Education is the methodical creation of the habit of thinking." - Ernest Dimnet

"A throne is God's purpose for you; a cross is God's path for you; faith is God's plan for you." - Alan Redpath

"We ought to deprecate the hazard attending ardent and susceptible minds, from being too strongly, and too early prepossessed in favor of other political systems, before they are capable of appreciating their own." - George Washington

"When you have children, you realize that at the end it's all about passing on, about handing down. The process of letting go, not attachment, but appreciating the beauty and value in the change, the transformation." - Andy Serkis

"Never let a day pass without looking for the good, feeling the good within you, praising, appreciating, blessing, and being grateful. Make it your life commitment, and you will stand in utter awe of what happens in your life." - Rhonda Byrne

"Gratitude is not a fair weather virtue. True gratitude means appreciating your life no matter what the storms may bring. Is simply being alive gift enough for you to feel grateful?" - Mac Anderson

"All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation to all things" - Stephen Covey

"Thought = creation. If these thoughts are attached to powerful emotions (good or bad) that speeds the creation" - Rhonda Byrne

"Spirituality is ultimate greed. You don't just want a piece of creation - you want the source of creation." - Jaggi Vasudev

"If you don't know that God loves you, he does. He loves his creation. And you're his creation." - Lacey Mosley

"God's solution is a prayer away!" - Max Lucado

"Mothers reflect God's loving presence on earth." - William R. Webb

"Creationism: God's gift to the ignorant." - Richard Dawkins

"a mother is God's deputy on earth." - Rahel Varnhagen

"Mary is the lily in God's garden." - Bridget of Sweden

"Religion is god's population-control tool" - Siddharth Katragadda

"God's big enough that small doesn't matter." - N.D. Wilson



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