DaisypathAnniversary Years Ticker


Laminin - God's Glue

I want to share an email I received from a 7th Grade ICT1 teacher I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with this year. I asked if I could post it on my blog because it really ministered to me and I want anyone who reads my blog to be ministered to Alice Rainwater, I THANK YOU FOR SHARING THIS WITH ME!

A couple of days ago I was running (I use that term very loosely) on my treadmill, watching a DVD sermon by Louie Giglio...and I was BLOWN AWAY! I want to share what I learned....but I fear not being able to convey it as well as I want. I will share anyway.

He (Louie) was talking about how inconceivably BIG our God He spoke the universe into He breathes stars out of His mouth that are huge raging balls of fire...etc. etc. Then He went on to speak of how this star-breathing, universe creating God ALSO knitted our human bodies together with amazing detail and wonder. At this point I am LOVING it (fascinating from a medical standpoint, you know.) .....and I was remembering how I was constantly amazed during medical school as I learned more and more about God's handiwork. I remember so many times thinking....'How can ANYONE deny that a Creator did all of this???'

Louie went on to talk about how we can trust that the God who created all this, also has the power to hold it all together when things seem to be falling our loving Creator is also our sustainer.

And then I lost my breath. And it wasn't because I was running my treadmill, either!!! It was because he started talking about laminin. I knew about laminin. Here is how wikipedia describes them :'Laminins are a family of proteins that are an integral part of the structural scaffolding of basement membranes in almost every animal tissue.' You see....laminins are what hold us together. ...LITERALLY. They are cell adhesion molecules.They are what holds one cell of our bodies to the next cell. Without them, we would literally fall apart. And I knew all this already. But what I didn't know is what laminin LOOKED LIKE.

But now I do. And I have thought about it a thousand times since (already).... Here is what the structure of laminin looks like...AND THIS IS NOT a 'Christian portrayal' of it....if you look up laminin in any scientific/medical piece of literature, this is what you will see...


donna manning said...

Hey, you....
I actually went to see Chris Tomlin, Matt Redmon, and Louis Giglio last year (someone bought me a ticket for my birthday!) I got to see him do this whole presentation in person. It was without a doubt one of the most spiritual moments of my life. I cried through the whole thing. To think that God could form this whole vast universe that we cannot even comprehend, and yet still care about me....just overwhelming. Anyway, you need to watch the whole thing on You Tube. It's in several stages. Takes at least an hour. It's worth every minute.
Lunch real you

Anonymous said...

Good dispatch and this enter helped me alot in my college assignement. Thanks you on your information.

Anonymous said...

Nice fill someone in on and this fill someone in on helped me alot in my college assignement. Thank you seeking your information.