Man is an inhabitant of a thin rind on a negligible detached blob of matter, belonging to one of the millions of stars, in one among millions of island universes.
- Psalm 8 and Hebrews 2: A Case Study in Biblical Hermeneutics and Theology, Walvoord: A Tribute, Donald Campbell, ed., Moody, 1982, p. 39.
- Living Beyond The Daily Grind, Vol. I, Swindoll, p. 27
When Henry Norris Russell, the Princeton astronomer, had concluded a lecture on the Milky Way, a woman came to him and asked, “If our world is so little, and the universe is so great, can we believe God really pays any attention to us?” Dr. Russell replied, “That depends, madam, entirely on how big a God you believe in.”