In China there is a train that can go over 200 mph.  My wife has ridden it.  It has no wheels and does not even touch the track.  It is levitated and propelled by an electromagnetic field.  If that field were to fail, that train would cease to be a functioning train and would instead become a pile of rubble.  It is upheld moment-by-moment through the agency of that magnetic field. Colossians 1:17 and Hebrews 1:3 both teach that Jesus Christ is the person of the Godhead who sustains all things in their existence moment-by-moment.  Everything that exists would cease to exist if it were not for the conscious, active exercise of power by the Lord Jesus Christ granting it existence continually.  This is true of the whole and of the individual parts.  The largest stars must be sustained in their existence each moment.  The molecules of water in a great rushing river must also each be sustained in their existence each moment.  All of this he does continually and is not wearied or taxed in the least by it.

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