Monday: The Generous Provider

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Genesis 1:29, 30 show that when God first created living creatures, He provided food for them. Herbs, fruits, and seeds were the food chosen for both humans and animals. Nothing is said of predation or competition for resources. The generous Provider made plenty of food for everyone to partake in without any need for violence. What a … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: The Sustainer

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Read Hebrews 1:3 and Colossians 1:16-17. What is the role of Jesus in the ongoing existence of the universe? The implication here is that Jesus continues to sustain the existence of the universe by His power. The universe is not independent; its existence depends on the continuous exercise of divine will. This is a refutation of deism, the … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Jesus, Provider and Sustainer


Read for This week’s Study: Heb. 1:3; Col. 1:16, 17; Job 42; Matt. 5:45; Matt. 6:25-34; Matt. 10:28. Memory Text: “And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19, NIV). God sustains the creation in such regular ways that the universe is sometimes compared to a machine that God left to run on … [Click to read more …]