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 …]

Sabbath: Creation, a Biblical Theme
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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 …]

Thursday: The Literal Day
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Read Genesis 1:5, 8, 31. What are the components of a creation day? Does anything in the verses imply that these are not literal 24-hour days as we experience them today? The nature of the days of Creation has been the subject of much discussion. Some have questioned whether the days were ordinary days or whether they might … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: The Creation Completed
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After the Creation was completed in six days (we will study the creation of humanity later), we find the first mention in the Bible of the seventh day. Read Genesis 2:1-3. Notice especially verse 1, which emphasizes the The Hebrew word for rest in this text is shabath, which is closely related to the word for Sabbath. It … [Click to read more …]