The sights, sounds, and smells of nature are great to experience on a bike – pedal, motor, or my favorite motorcycle!
Senses seem to be heightened when you are on a bike.
Smells more distinct.
Sights more fully viewed.
And there is an acuteness to your hearing as you take in the panoramic surroundings.
If able, get out and enjoy some of God’s country on bike or foot. Step into the wide open world and take in the atmosphere which completely changes when you are in a car, plane, or train. Being on ground helps you be more aware of the beautiful world around you.
Get out in nature and communion with God. Let Him speak to you. See how He has provided for you. Look for lessons He will teach you through His creation.
Think about these Bible verses for a better understanding of just what it means to revel in the sights, sounds, and smells of nature.
“In His hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to Him. The sea is His, for He made it, and His hands formed the dry land.” Psalm 95.4-5
“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.” Psalm 19.1
“…stop and consider God’s wonders. Do you know how God controls the clouds and makes His lightning flash? Do you know how the clouds hang poised, those wonders of Him who has perfect knowledge?” Job 37.14b-16
“But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds in the sky, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let the fish in the sea inform you. Which of all these does not know that the hand of the Lord has done this? In His hand is the life of every creature and the breath of mankind.” Job 12.7-10
“The wild animals honor Me, the jackals and the owls, because I provide water in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland, to give drink to My people, My chosen” Isaiah 43.20
“Through Him all things were made; without Him nothing was made that has been made.” John 1.3
Enjoy nature, learn from the created, and…
By communioning with nature, you will learn, enjoy, and relax.
Take it all in and breathe.
It isP definitely a nice way to spend a Sunday so go on, get out there!
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