Stars are like Christmas lights that we get to see everyday of the year, but if we never look up, we miss them. Darkness can be scary. God must have known that, so He chose to light the night sky with his very own bulbs. No one but Him could age perfectly placed those beautiful wonders there. Only He has the switch that makes them shine. Only He knows the sum of them. Guess what, God put those stars in the sky just for you.
“And if the stars should fall from the sky, I would put them all back in time; so every time that they shine, they shine for you. Oh, yes they do.” – Daley
That lyric is from a song by Daley titled Look Up. It’s a beautiful song about loving another, and that Line is repeated throughout. One Lover promises to the other that if the stars ever disappeared, he would personally replace them to remind her of His Love. What a promise! It reminds me of God. In the book of Genesis when God promises Abram a son, the visual He gives as an example are the stars in the sky.
“He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars—if indeed you can count them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring be.””
Genesis 15:5 NIV
The entire chapter details the story, but verse 5 is what inspired this post. The promise God makes is that Abram, who has no children will be a Father of many nations. Abram doubts, because he’s human and that’s what we do. We ask questions and thankfully through relationship with us, God provides direction and answers. He confirmed His promise to Abram with an amazing visual. He instructs him to walk outside and look up. He brought Abram out of the for walls that confined him and called him into a space with infinite possibilities. Looking up, Abram saw the stars decorating God’s sky. He may have tried to, but I’m sure he could not number them all.
Some times God demonstrates His promise to us with a vision that seems far too big or possible for us to achieve on our own. That’s the point. If we could do it without Him, what purpose would He have? Instead, He calls us to surrender our lives to His will and dare to touch the “impossible”.
God blows my mind! His thoughts are so much higher than mine. Of course it looks impossible to me! I’m made of dirt, but it’s HIS BREATH that flows through me that makes All things POSSIBLE.
HEY YOU!!! Look up!
I am Eryka