Category Archives: Weather

In The News: Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 hurricane, came ashore in Rockport, Texas on August 26.  It is the wettest tropical cyclone on record in the continuous United States (Wikipedia).  Some areas have received nearly 52” of rain (washingtonpost.com).  No part of … Continue reading

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Wisdom for Worry/ Answers for Anxiety

The word “anxiety” word is from a Latin word meaning “to strangle.” The word “worry” is from an old English word meaning “to strangle.” Adam Clark indicates that the Biblical word, merimnao, can be used of “dividing or distracting the … Continue reading

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Seeing God in Nature

“Have you ever stood at the ocean with the white foam at your feet, felt the endless thundering motion? Then, I say, you’ve seen Jesus my Lord. / Have you ever stood at the sunset with the sky mellowing red, … Continue reading

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The Weather: Everyone’s Talking About It!

People in every age, I suppose, have been interested in weather.  Mark Twain once observed, “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.”  Donald DeYoung has written, “People talk about the weather more than any other topic, … Continue reading

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SNOW AND ICE

What can we learn about God from the snow?  Job 37:6 says of God, “For He says to the snow, ‘Fall on the earth’ …”  God controls the natural order of things.  He sends the snow.  The actual context (Job … Continue reading

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“Rain, Rain”

When I was a child I used to chant, “Rain, rain, go away, come again some other day.”  But now, I understand the physical need for rainfall.  I appreciate it.  You probably do too, especially after drought times. There are … Continue reading

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