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Creation


1. The formation of things which had no previous existence. Ro 4:17; Heb 11:3.

2. Effected

a. By God. Ge 1:1; 2:4,5; Pr 26:10.

b. By Christ. Joh 1:3,10; Col 1:16.

c. By the Holy Spirit. Job 26:13; Ps 104:30.

d. By the command of God. Ps 33:9; Heb 11:3.

e. In the beginning. Ge 1:1; Mt 24:21.

f. In six normal days. Ex 20:11; 31:17.

g. According to God’s purpose. Ps 135:6.

h. For God’s pleasure. Pr 16:4; Re 4:11.

i. For Christ. Col 1:16.

3. By faith we believe, to be God’s work. Heb 11:3.

4. Order of

a. First day, making light and dividing it from darkness. Ge 1:3-5; 2Co 4:6.

b. Second day, making the firmament or atmosphere, and separating the waters. Ge 1:6-8.

c. Third day, separating the land from the water, and making it fruitful. Ge 1:9-13.

d. Fourth day, placing the sun, moon, and stars to give light, &c. Ge 1:14-19.

e. Fifth day, making birds, insects, and fishes. Ge 1:20-23.

f. Sixth day, making beasts of the earth, and man. Ge 1:24,28.

5. God rested from, on the seventh day. Ge 2:2,3.

6. Approved of by God. Ge 1:31.

7. A subject of joy to angels. Job 38:7.

8. Exhibits

a. The deity of God. Ro 1:20.

b. The power of God. Isa 40:26,28; Ro 1:20.

c. The glory and handiwork of God. Ps 19:1.

d. The wisdom of God. Ps 104:24; 136:5.

e. The goodness of God. Ps 33:5.

f. God as the sole object of worship. Isa 45:16,18; Ac 17:24,27.

9. Glorifies God. Ps 145:10; 148:5.

10. God to be praised for. Ne 9:6; Ps 146:5,6.

11. Leads to confidence. Ps 124:8; 146:5,6.

12. Insignificance of man seen from. Ps 8:3,4; Isa 40:12,17.

13. Groans because of sin. Ro 8:22.

14. Illustrative of

a. The new birth. 2Co 5:17; Eph 2:10.

b. Daily renewal of saints. Ps 51:10; Eph 4:24.

c. Renewal of the earth. Isa 65:17; 2Pe 3:11,13.