As a Children’s Pastor, I hear much from the kids I teach about things they are learning in school. They are being taught evolution from a young age before they can form an argument. Their only defense might be Genesis 1:1, In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Yet that simple argument, when paired with the verse above, is more than enough.
Evolutionary scientists continually try to refute the first verse of the Bible because if they can get young ones to question the Scriptures from the very beginning, those same kiddos will have doubts about the rest of the book. Yet God says here in Job, “Were you there when I formed the earth?” Because He was!
God’s question here is to Job himself, who had built himself up as a holy man and was starting to question God’s motives in all of the troubles sent his way. God’s answer throughout Job 38-through-41 doesn’t explain what He did, it just defines what He is – a powerful God who has all of the answers. That should be enough for us and it should be enough for our kids.
Worshiping the Creator,
Pastor Ron Kitchell