04: Creation, a Biblical Theme – Thought Starters
Joyce Griffith


[Thought Questions for Creationm, A Biblical Theme January 23, 2013] 1. Genesis 2. Do you consider the first chapter of Genesis to be the only official account of creation? What about Genesis 2? Did Jesus consider both accounts to be valid? How do we know? In what ways would the story of the birth of … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: Creation in the New Testament

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Read Acts 17:22-31. What were the circumstances of this sermon? After Paul had introduced his topic, what was the first topic he brought to these learned men? Vss. 24, 25. What does Paul say is the relationship between the Creator God and humans? Vss. 26-28. The audience here no doubt included the two groups of philosophers known … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: Creation in the Prophets

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“For thus saith the Lord that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he hath established it, he created it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited: I am the Lord; and there is none else” (Isa. 45:18). Isaiah 45:18 emphasizes God’s intention to prepare a place for humans to … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: Creation in the Book of Job

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Read Job 38:1-21. Note the creation topics in the following verses. Job 38:4-7 Job 38: 8-11 Job 38: 12 Job 38:16 Job 38:19 It’s important to remember the context of the book of Job. Great tragedy struck, and Job was struggling to understand how this could happen to him, a faithful follower of God. In chapter … [Click to read more …]

Monday: Creation in the Psalms

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Read Psalm 8. What links do you find with Genesis 1? Read Psalm 104. Note how this psalm praises God for His goodness as seen in both Creation and providence. Identify the links with Genesis 1 in the following verses from Psalm 104:2 Psalm 104:5-7 Psalm 104:7-9 Psalm 104:14 Psalm 104:19 Psalm 104:25 Note how the psalm’s topical sequence seems … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: Creation in Genesis 2

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“These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens” (Gen. 2:4). Genesis 1-2:3 is the first account of God creating our world. It forms the foundation of all the other truths that we, as Christians, believe. But … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Creation, a Biblical Theme


Read for This week’s Study: Genesis 2, Matt. 19:4-6, Psalm 8,Job 38:1-21, 42:1-6, Isa. 45:18,Acts 17:22-31. Memory Text: “Then I saw another angel flying in midair, and he had the eternal gospel to proclaim to those who live on the earth—to every nation, tribe, language and people. He said in a loud voice, ‘Fear God and give him glory, because the … [Click to read more …]

Further Study: Creation Completed


As stated previously, the days of the Creation week are numbered and identified as being composed of a dark period, the evening, and a light period, the morning. There is no reasonable way in which to interpret these days other than as being like the days we experience today. Some have appealed to such texts … [Click to read more …]