Do you not know?
Have you not heard?
Has it not been told you from the beginning?
Have you not understood since the earth was founded?
He sits enthroned above the circle of the earth,
and its people are like grasshoppers.
He stretches out the heavens like a canopy,
and spreads them out like a tent to live in.
He brings princes to naught
and reduces the rulers of this world to nothing.
No sooner are they planted,
no sooner are they sown,
no sooner do they take root in the ground,
than he blows on them and they wither,
and a whirlwind sweeps them away like chaff.
Isaiah 40:21-24 NIV
This is such a wonderful expression of the sovereignty of God. He sits enthroned above the circle of the earth. And all of us who live on the earth are like grasshoppers to him. That really helps to put things into perspective. Whenever I might start to think too highly of myself, I need to remember that I am only like a grasshopper in God’s sight.
God is the creator of the heavens and earth. He has formed…