God’s Wondrous Design in Dandelion Seeds


A photo of dandelion seeds starting to spread to illustrate God's wondrous creation

Earth is filled with spectacular natural wonders and many of them are so common or small we pass by them each day without a glance or second thought. Vivid examples are the parachutes on the puff ball of a dandelion.

[Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Seeing the Creator in the Wonders of Our Cosmos: An Interview with David Bradstreet]

Recent discoveries by an international team of scientists reveal how these miniature aircraft can—under optimal conditions—remain aloft for miles. The dandelion seed’s aeronautical design is more efficient than any man-made parachute.

[Read and watch the Bible Gateway Blog post, Video: The Joy of Spring Renewal]

Wonder at the awesome display of God’s expansive design majesty in this video from The John 1010 Project (@John1010proj).

By faith we understand that the entire universe was formed at God’s command,
    that what we now see did not come from anything that can be seen.
Hebrews 11:3 (NLT, NIV in parallel)

[Read and watch the Bible Gateway Blog post, God’s Creation Is Marvelous!]

The skies were made by the Lord’s word,
    all their starry multitude by the breath of his mouth.
Because when he spoke, it happened!
    When he commanded, there it was!
Psalm 33:6, 9 (CEB, NKJV in parallel)

By [Christ] were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: and he is before all things, and by him all things consist.
Colossians 1:16-17 (KJV, NASB in parallel)

Worthy are you, our Lord and God,
    to receive glory and honor and power,
for you created all things,
    and by your will they existed and were created.
Revelation 4:11 (ESV, NIrV in parallel)

For since the creation of the world [God’s] invisible attributes—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, because they are understood through what has been made. So people are without excuse.
Romans 1:20 (NET, CSB in parallel)

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