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Why do humans respond emotionally to beautiful sights? And why are painters, sculptors, or musicians motivated emotionally (even beyond monetary need) - to create works of beauty? We are created in the image of God (Genesis ch.5), and God himself is a master artist, who (we intuit) enjoys beauty and has made this beautiful world (see Genesis 1:31). The best human efforts to create beauty are a pale reflection of God's own designs. We respond to them because we are made in the Creator's image.

God made the Earth for people: "He did not create [the earth] simply for nothing," but "formed it to be inhabited" (Isaiah 45:18). He wanted people to exist in order to have someone to love, and to give us an opportunity to achieve godliness. All people are tested concerning their use of free-will. We possess a soul which lives on after the body dies and is held responsible for the person's actions. Anyone who is worthy can merit reward in the afterlife. When the righteous use their free-will to obey God despite His being hidden, they have shown that they deserve His love. Their reward will never cease. But even the undeserving are given the kindness of life in this world, and the lifelong ability to draw near to Him.
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Unfortunately, there is no actual proof that God created the earth. Faith says that God created the earth, but faith does not give God's reasons for creation.

Science tells us that the earth was formed when a supernova star exploded in the vicinity of our sun, sending out a huge volume of heavy elements, some of which were captured in orbit around our sun. eventually to become the planets of our solar system. The total material in the planets of our solar system is extremely small compared to the size of a supernova, but other stars are now known to have attracted some of the debris, to form their own planets.
The God of the universe, the God of all life, does not simply get bored. Everything that He does is done methodically
He knew that He could create anything or anyone He wanted, as He is Sovereign (and as such can do anything He wants with what is His, which is everything), so He created the angels (with a temporary sense of free will, different from ours) and later created the solar system, including its crowning jewel, earth, and the creme de la creme, humanity.
Humans (the originals) were not supposed to sin, and just like the demons, who chose Satan over Christ, fell from grace. Angels had a free will, and during this short (?) time, 1/3 of the angels chose to follow Satan, and became demons.

In a way, we are/ were the best that God had to offer, as none of His creation besides humanity had the "rebound" option, which is to say the demons don't have the choice of getting saved after they (or in our case, our ancestors are the ones who ) made their decision. This might have something to do with the fact that angels, and demons for that matter, cannot procreate or have children, like humans, and so it could be said that each of us might not be as accountable for our race's destiny apart from God as the angels (or demons) as they all were created all at the same time, and there were not any that was made that did not swear allegiance to either God or Satan.
  Boredom   The other likely motivations under this man-made scenario could include loneliness, sadness, or a need to demonstrate power.
  The Bible does not tell us why God made the earth only that he did. As the God described in the Bible needs no-one he certainly did not need us to fill any void in his life be it boredom or anything else.

1 Kings 8 v 27 But will God indeed dwell on the earth? behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain you....
  God is a master artist, and maybe if we ask why a painter, sculptor, musician or anybody else who creates works of beauty and intricacy do so, we may come close to some small understanding. It is difficult to explain why. The best human efforts to create beauty are a pale reflection of God's own designs. We respond to them because we are made in the Creator's image. The Bible states that God formed the earth for it to be inhabited...so humans could enjoy the fruits of God's creative efforts. He didn't have to share it with us, but He did. Sin has corrupted it, but it remains the most suitable home for man, despite the expensive efforts to prove otherwise. He made it FOR PEOPLE! Anything more than that will not be known in this earthly time or place.

Isaiah 45 v18 - For this is what the LORD says-
he who created the heavens,
he is God;
he who fashioned and made the earth,
he founded it;
he did not create it to be empty,
but formed it to be inhabited-
he says:
'I am the LORD,
and there is no other.'
  God created the world so that He could have companionship with man. He is God and the exact reason He did it is known only to Him. When I get to meet Him I'll ask.  Bible Answer GOD'S purpose for the earth is really wonderful. Our heavenly Father wants the earth to be filled with happy, healthy people. The Bible says that "God planted a garden in Eden" and that he "made to grow every tree desirable to one's sight and good for food." After God created the first man and woman, Adam and Eve, He put them in that lovely home and told them: "Be fruitful and become many and fill the earth and subdue it." (Genesis 1:28; 2:8, 9, 15) So it was God's purpose that humans have children, extend the boundaries of that garden home earth wide, and take care of the animals.The bible tells us that he "did not create [the earth] simply for nothing" but "formed it even to be inhabited." (Isaiah 45:18) God intended mankind to truly enjoy life on earth forever.The righteous themselves will possess the earth, and they will reside forever upon it."-Psalm 37:29; When Jesus prayed the to his Father he ask "YOU must pray, then, this way: "'Our Father in the heavens, let your name be sanctified. Let your kingdom come. Let your will take place, as in heaven, ALSO UPON EARTH.( Matt 6:9,10) Jesus prayed that the effects from His Fathers kingdom or government also take place on earth because He knew the condition mankind is in due to Adam sinning. The Bible assures us: "There are new heavens and a new earth that we are awaiting according to [God's] promise, and in these righteousness is to dwell." (2 Peter 3:13)
The earth was organised so that the righteous would have a world on which to prove themselves. It will be celestialized at some future date as a home for the righteous sons and daughters of God.

Just my Opinion:
When i asked my self the first time the same question why God created earth I also asked my self why I want to get marry and create a family ? why my parents did get marry? why my grandparents and civilization and so one ? i knew members of the family they wont like me at times, will not listen to me, will lie to me, do bad things and in some other family members wont even talk to you and that's just little things. But then i thought about and it hit me its LOVE I got marry because I felt in love, I knew before I was planing to have kids that they wont listen to me, they will be bad at same times and etc. BUT when your a father and your son/doter comes to you and say I'm sorry dad/mom I was wrong. WE FORGIVE we do because we LOVE them, I believe it started from LOVE. His creation is just another example or way that God shows/opens his love for us. For us humans we need a leader we need someone to guide us and that's proven in history and in the bible, remember people asked Samuel for a king? God knows the past, present and the future which is true therefore he knew what we will ask and will need a leader, what better leader then him self creator. If we didn't like leaders we would not have elections.
Cause he felt like it


Suggest you read Revelation 21. Here you will see Heaven and the Father with His Throne come to the new (purged clean by fire) Earth. The Earth will be the new home of the God Family - the Father, Son, and children now changed into spirit divine beings. The next chapter begins.

  1. Psalm 37:9
    For evildoers shall be cut off; But those who wait on the LORD, They shall inherit the earth.
    Psalm 37:8-10 (in Context)

  1. Matthew 5:5
    Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth.
    Matthew 5:4-6 (in Context)
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