Further Study: Jesus, Creator of Heaven and Earth
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Further Study: “The work of creation can never be explained by science. What science can explain the mystery of life? “The theory that God did not create matter when He brought the world into existence is without foundation. In the formation of our world, God was not indebted to pre-existing matter. On the contrary, all things, material or spiritual, stood up before the Lord Jehovah at His voice and were created for His own purpose. The heavens and all the […]

Thursday: The Creator Among Us
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Read John 2:7-11, 6:8-13, 9:1-34. What do these texts reveal about the

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creative power of God?

Each of these miracles gives us a glimpse of God’s power over the material world that He Himself created.

First, what kind of process would be required to change water directly into wine? None that we know of. Indeed, it took an act outside of the laws of nature, at least as we now know them, to do what Jesus did here.

In the miracle of […]

Wednesday: Jesus, Creator of Heaven and Earth
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Read John 1:1-3, 14; Colossians 1:15, 16; Hebrews 1:1, 2. How do the

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New Testament writers identify the Creator? What are the implications of the answer?

John refers to Jesus as the Word (&8220;Logos”) and equates Him with God. More specifically, Jesus is the One through whom all things were created. In John’s day, the term logos was commonly used to represent the creative principle. John’s readers would be familiar with the concept of logos as a creative principle or even as a creator. John applied […]

01: Jesus, Creator of Heaven and Earth – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : Creation is God’s unique act that gives Him sovereignty and priority in our lives and sets Him apart from all others..

[Teaching plan for Jesus, Creator of Heaven and Earth December 31, 2012]

1. Have a volunteer read Psalm 19:1-3.

A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.
B. How do we see God’s creative power in the heavens and earth?
C. Personal Application: What interests you most about the […]

Tuesday: The Power of His Word
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Read Jeremiah 51:15, 16 and Psalm 33:6, 9. In addition to wisdom, what

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other attribute of God is mentioned in the Creation? How was this attribute expressed in Creation? More important, what are the implications of this truth for us?

Though we cannot know exactly how God created, we are told that it was through His powerful word. All the energy in all parts of the universe had its origin in the word of God. All the energy in all our […]

Monday: The Heavens Declare
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“The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his

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handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard” (Ps. 19:1-3, see also Rom. 1:19, 20). How have you experienced the truth of these texts? How has modern science helped us to even more appreciate the power and wisdom of God as Creator?

Not just any kind of universe would be capable of supporting […]

Sunday: In the Beginning
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“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth” (Gen. 1:1).

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There are many deep truths in that simple text, one of the most profound being that the universe itself had a beginning. While that idea might not seem so radical to us today, it goes against the long-held belief in an eternally existing creation. Not until the twentieth century, when the “Big Bang” model of origins took hold, did the notion that the universe […]

Sabbath: Jesus, Creator of Heaven and Earth
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Read for This Week’s Study: Gen. 1:1; Heb. 11:3; Ps. 19:1-3;John 1:1-3, 14;Col. 1:15,16;John 2:7-11.

Memory Text: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1, NKJV).

Only something greater than what it creates could have created it. Thus, only a Being greater than the universe could have created the universe. And that Being is the God who is revealed in the Bible, the God whom we worship and serve because, among other things, He is our Creator.

We also learn that this God-the One who created the […]