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Did God Make Worms?
by R.K. Minor
05/11/07
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Did God Make Worms?

For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities: all things were created by him and for him. Colossians 1:16 NIV

Yesterday morning my four-year-old daughter and I were out working in the garden. I was turning over the dirt with my long handled shovel and she with her own yellow plastic shovel. I know if anyone would happen to drive by he or she would have thought that I did not know there was such a thing as child labor laws, because she seemed to be working harder then I was.
I looked over at her and there she was down on her hands and knees looking at something. I walked over and I saw a worm wiggling through the dirt. She looked up at me with that four-year-old; I have a question Daddy, look on her face.
“I remember last summer you did not like the worms in the garden,” I said.
“I know, they are still yucky,” she said as she stood and brushed off her knees.
“God made worms, didn’t He daddy,” she asks?
“Yes He did,” I said.
“He made all the creeping bugs, and worms and butterflies, didn’t he Daddy,” she asks?
“Yes He did honey,” I said, “He made everything we can see and then some.”
“God really knew how to make things,” she said.
“Yes He did sweetie,” I said.
She bent over and with her shovel moved the worm and started digging again. I stood there and wondered what was going through her little mind. I thanked God for that moment I shared with her, and I realized at that very moment, through a worm, God’s presence was in our vegetable garden. Not only in the eyes of a four-year-old but in her Daddy’s eyes also.

Prayer: God I thank you for this day that you have made and all the “things” that you have created.





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Christian Coutts 11 May 2007
I love watching the Lord be glorified beautifully by your works and through the perfect praise of your daughter. It lifts my heart in darker times. Thank you.




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