"God's been showing me so much about his provision, and just his sovereignty. It's been really amazing." My long-time friend Scott said this as we walked through the nature sanctuary, swimming in mud and becoming a bug's best friend.
Nature has a way of provoking profound thoughts. If you spend enough time in nature, you'll start to see the undeniable design -- somebody put a lot of thinking into orchestrating the biological symphony called an ecosystem. Think about the word: ecosystem.
All ecosystems are comprised of innumerable living creatures, all in balance, each contributing its part to the wellness of the whole. Each ecosystem has a unique design and purpose in the world. If one biome is thrown off its rocker, the whole world could be cast into utter disarray. This happens sometimes, because we live in a fallen world, but thankfully, not often.
Just take back some time from your week and go outside. Like, really outside. One-with-nature sorta stuff. This is what king David said when he contemplated the stars:
"The heavens declare the glory of God,
and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.
Day to day pours out speech,
and night to night reveals knowledge.
There is no speech, nor are there words,
whose voice is not heard.
Their voice goes out through all the earth,
and their words to the end of the world." - Psalm 19:1-4.
They don't talk, but they sure are talkative. They have no voice, but they sure make a sound.
Later in Psalm 19, David transitions from talking about the voice of creation to the voice of scripture:
"The law of the LORD is perfect,
reviving the soul;
the testimony of the LORD is sure,
making wise the simple;
the precepts of the LORD are right,
rejoicing the heart;
the commandment of the LORD is pure,
enlightening the eyes." - Psalm 19:7-8.
David's meditation upon the stars drove him to meditation upon the scriptures. Hearing the voice of creation moves us to hear the voice of God in scripture. The sobering effect of creation -- it's vastness, incomprehensibleness, complexity -- says something to us about its Maker, the same One that made you. Besides Psalm 19, scripture is replete with references to nature when talking about God -- just read the other Psalms.
There is a wrong way to look at creation. Romans 1:22 describes it:
"Claiming to be wise, they became fools, and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things."
The heavens declare the glory of God -- not their own glory.
If you've been missing the voice of God in scripture lately, perhaps it's because you've been missing the voice of creation. Verse 10 of Psalm 19 says this about God's commands: 
"More to be desired are they than gold,
even much fine gold;
sweeter also than honey
and drippings of the honeycomb."
Perhaps nature can point you to the sweetness of God's word. Then you will be able to say, along with David, 
"Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
be acceptable in your sight,
O LORD, my rock and my redeemer." - Psalm 19:14.
Soli Deo Gloria
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