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God's Autograph in
Have you ever watched children
build a "castle" out of Lego blocks? They don't develop architectural
drawings or do structural analysis, instead, they just start sticking blocks
together. On rare occasions, they cooperate, usually the play time ends
when one child gets frustrated and knocks the blocks over.
That is exactly what happened
last week with Garry Kasparov in his chess competition with Deep Blue,
IBM's super computer. Mr. Kasparov is the World's reigning world champion,
and perhaps the best chess player ever, but he cracked under the pressure
of the match and resigned while in a drawn position. He wasn't beaten--
he didn't need to resign, but he did.
God got so frustrated with
man that He decided to would destroy the world. He told Noah to build an
ark to provide safety for a remnant while he destroyed everything else.
Noah spent 120 years building the ark, then God opened heaven's windows
and poured his wrath down on mankind.
Flooding and devastation
was everywhere, except on the ark. Noah rose above the water because he
followed God's instructions.
When the waters fell, God's
mercy rose. He made an agreement with Noah that He would never again destroy
the earth with a flood and he signed the covenant in the sky with a rainbow.
Physically, a rainbow results
when light refracts through a prism and separates into the light spectrum.
Spiritually, it is a signature of God's mercy. The word used for rainbow
literally means "war bow." God's covenant with man is that He
will no longer "be at war" with us, He's hung his war bow in
the sky to prove it.
Next time the storms come,
look for God's autograph in the sky. Look for it in your personal trials
too, God doesn't want to "be at war" with you, look closely,
you'll see His loving signature on your soul.