4203 earth, the

4203 earth, the

Created and sustained by God, the world is both his possession and the dwelling-place of his creatures. As such, it should bring him glory, and will one day be judged by him.

God created the earth from nothing

Ex 20:11; Ne 9:6; Ac 14:15 See also Ge 1:1-2; Ex 31:17; 2Ki 19:15; Job 26:7; Ps 74:17; Ps 115:15; Ps 119:90; Isa 44:24; Isa 45:12; Isa 48:13; Jer 10:12; Jer 27:5; Jer 32:17; Jer 33:2; Am 4:13; Jn 1:3; Ac 4:24; Heb 11:3; 2Pe 3:5; Rev 10:6; Rev 14:7

The earth belongs to God

Dt 10:14; Ps 24:1; Ps 95:4-5 See also Ex 9:29; Jos 3:13; 1Sa 2:8; 1Ch 29:11; Ps 47:9; Ps 89:11; 1Co 10:26

God controls and sustains the earth

Ps 135:6-7 See also Ge 9:16-17; Job 5:10; Job 28:5; Ps 104:13-14; Ps 147:8; Jer 10:13; Jer 33:25; Hos 6:3; Col 1:17; Heb 1:3

God’s character seen on earth

Ps 33:5 See also Ps 85:11; Ps 119:64; Isa 6:3; Isa 11:9; Jer 9:24

The earth should resound to God’s glory and praise

Ps 96:1; Isa 44:23 See also Ps 47:2; Ps 66:4; Ps 72:9; Ps 108:5; Ps 148:7; Isa 49:13; Hab 3:3; Rev 5:13

The earth is the habitation of human beings and the animals

Ps 115:16 See also Ge 1:22,26,28-30; Ge 8:17; Ge 9:1; Ac 17:26

God judges the earth

1Ch 16:14; Na 1:5 See also Ge 18:25; Dt 32:22; 1Sa 2:10; 2Sa 22:16; Job 9:6; Ps 46:6; Ps 77:18; Isa 2:21; Isa 26:9; Jer 10:10

God will destroy the earth one day

Ps 102:25-26; 2Pe 3:10-12 See also Isa 24:1-6; Isa 51:6; Jer 4:23-26; Mt 24:35 pp Mk 13:31; 2Pe 3:7; Rev 20:11

God will create a new earth

2Pe 3:13 See also Isa 65:17; Isa 66:22; Rev 21:1

See also

1110God, present everywhere
1193glory, revelation of
1325God, the Creator
1330God, the provider
2303Christ as creator
4005creation
4025world, the
4055heaven and earth
4206land
4287universe
8472respect for environment
9160new heavens & new earth