Why ‘Planet Earth II’ Will Help You Worship
By Fin Sheridan
“For every beast of the forest is mine, the cattle on a thousand hills. I know all the birds of the hills, and all that moves in the field is mine.” Psalm 50:10-11
By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host. He gathers the waters of the sea as a heap; he puts the deeps in storehouses. Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him! For he spoke, and it came to be; he commanded, and it stood firm. Psalm 33:6-9
In November last year, the BBC released ‘Planet Earth II’. With arguably the best screen composer in the world, Hans Zimmer, providing the music and the legendary Sir David Attenborough narrating, the highly anticipated show did not disappoint. With 100% on Rotten Tomatoes (if you don’t know what that is, ask your teenager) and several BAFTA awards, it was celebrated by viewers and critics alike.
And why wouldn’t it be? We were created to enjoy creation and marvel at it. Romans 1 tells us that we can see God’s eternal nature and divine power through “the things that have been made”. The (super)natural response to seeing the what God has made is to worship. All through the Psalms, we find this. So, it seemed only right to show you some of the best moments from Planet Earth II so we can worship together. Enjoy!