How does lightning benefit us?

Job 36:3 “He fills his hands with lightning and commands it to strike its mark.”

One hundred thousand lightning bolts strike this planet daily, creating a hundred million tons of usable nitrogen plant food in the soil every year. Lightning provides the intense energy needed to combine atmospheric nitrogen and oxygen into nitrates. The rain then carries these nitrates down to the earth’s surface enriching the soil. Acting as a fertilizer, nitrates in an indirect way help make the grass green.

    * Ps 97:4 “His lightning lights up the world the earth sees and trembles.”

    * Job 37:3 ”He unleashes his lightning beneath the whole heaven and sends it to the ends of the earth.”
    * Jer. 10:12,13 “But God made the earth by his power; he founded the world by his wisdom and stretched out the heavens by his understanding. 13 When he thunders, the waters in the heavens roar; he makes clouds rise from the ends of the earth. He sends lightning with the rain and brings out the wind from his storehouses.”

Truly God is our Creator!

He has a purpose for everything He created- including the lightning.

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