The leaf has other structural miracles. Just check out the stomates sometime, or the palisade, xylem, phloem cell layers. Biology is a fascinating subject (Romans 1:20) and I love talking about it (guess that's why I became a biology teacher)!
Plants were brought forth on the 3rd day. Uh oh! The sun came into being the 4th day! A day is a day (see Genesis1:14-16), so there is no problem with plants coming into existence a day before the sun. Actually a plant will grow in the dark. This was one of the first experiments we did in my Biology class. Plants grown in the dark have long long long white stems (to help them look for light). Plants grown in the light are green, vibrant and sturdy. The spindly plants have smaller leaves. Plants grown in the light have larger, productive leaves. Again these are great lessons that apply to life.
Isaiah 66:2 For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the Lord: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.God is light and in him is no darkness at all. So when we bask in God's light we flourish in productivity and fruit. Our lives are not spindly.
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