Bringing the Text to Life

Divine Design Psalm 104:24-34, 35b

Divine Design

God's creativity can be seen in the abundant and life-giving work of his Holy Spirit.

At a Glance

We begin with a report that one of the most successful companies in history is also a company with some outrageous stink bombs. Sometimes,we work on a product or an idea, and it turns out to be a dud. We turn then to the text, where the psalmist takes a look at what the Cosmic Engineer did with creation and gives it a total thumbs up.

Editors' Pick

For material based on the Acts text (Homiletics has treated this text more than a dozen times), see "Is The Fire Going Out?” May 31, 2009, at

Microsoft is one of the most successful companies in history, creating three billionaires and 12,000 millionaires among its employees. But the company has had some major design flops. Fast Company magazine (October 2012) lists a few:

Bob. Remember Bob? Released in 1995 Bob, was a software product designed to make it easier to use the computer. Bob featured a cartoon character named Rover the Dog who would exclaim, "Looky! Camper” and try to explain everything.

Bob was...

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