Law For The Rain.

Centuries after Job wrote this, scientists began to discern the “law for the rain.” Rainfall is part of a process called the “water cycle.” The sun evaporates water from the ocean. The water vapor then rises and becomes clouds. This water in the clouds falls back to earth as rain, and collects in streams and rivers, then makes its way back to the ocean. That process repeats itself again and again. About 300 years ago, Galileo discovered this cycle. But amazingly the Scriptures described it centuries before. The prophet Amos (9:6) wrote that God “calls for the water of the sea, and pours them out upon the face of the earth.” Scientists are just beginning to fully understand God’s “decrees for the rain.”

Job 28:26
When He made a law for the rain,
And a path for the thunderbolt,

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2 Responses to Law For The Rain.

  1. Jill says:

    The first part of Isaiah 55:10 references the water cycle as well, “For as the rain and snow come down from heaven, And do not return there without watering the earth…”
    🙂

  2. kevinjandt says:

    Solomon also spoke of this in Ecclesiastes 1:7 All the rivers run into the sea, Yet the sea is not full, to the place from which the river come, there they return again. Praise God for His incredible wisdom

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