"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth."
"God made two great lights - the greater light to govern the
day and the lesser light to govern the night. He also made the stars."
"By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God's command,
so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible."
"By the word of the Lord were the heavens made,
their starry host by the breath of his mouth."
"He determines the number of stars and calls them each by name."
"'To whom will you compare me? Or who is my equal?'
says the Holy One. Lift
your eyes and look to the heavens:
Who created all these? He who brings
out the starry host one by
one, and calls them each by name. Because
of his great power
and mighty strength, not one of them is missing."
Isaiah 40:25 - 26
"You alone are the Lord. You made the heavens,
even the highest heavens, and all their starry host,
the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them.
You give life to everything, and the multitudes of heaven
"My own hand laid the foundations of the earth, and
my right hand spread out the heavens; when I
summon them, they all stand up together."
"The earth is the Lord's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it."
"The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven
the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress
the truth by
their wickedness, since what may be known about God
is plain to them,
because God has made it plain to them. For since
the creation of the world
God's invisible qualities-his eternal
power and divine nature-have been clearly
seen, being understood
from what has been made, so that men are without excuse."
Romans 1:18 - 20
"Then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it.
Earth and sky fled from his presence,
and there was no place for them."
"Who is like the Lord our God, the One who sits
enthroned on high,
who stoops down to look on the heavens and
Psalm 113:5 - 6
"Those who are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavens,
and those who lead many to
righteousness, like the stars for ever and ever."
"I, even I, am he who comforts you.
Who are you that you fear mortal men,
the sons of men, who are but grass, that you forget the
Lord your Maker,
who stretched out the heavens and laid the foundations of the earth,
that you live in constant
terror every day because of the wrath
of the oppressor, who is bent on destruction?"
Isaiah 51:12 - 13
"'Can anyone hide in secret places so that I cannot see him?'
declares the Lord. 'Do not I fill heaven and earth?' declares the Lord."
"When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon
and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you
are mindful of him, the son of man that you care for him?"
Psalm 8:3 - 4
"I lift up my eyes to the hills--where does my help come from?
My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of
heaven and earth."
Psalm 121:1 - 2
"Your love, O Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies."
"For as high as the heavens are above the earth,
so great is his love for those who fear him."
"Praise the Lord. Praise the Lord from
the heavens, praise him in the heights above.
Praise him, all his angels, praise him, all his heavenly
hosts. Praise him, sun and moon, praise him, all you shining
stars. Praise him, you highest heavens and you warters above the skies.
Let them praise the name of the Lord, for he commanded and they were created."
Psalm 148:1 - 5
"This is what the Lord says, he who made the earth, the Lord who formed it
and established it--the Lord is his name: 'Call to me and I will answer
you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.'"
Jeremiah 33:2 - 3