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Genesis One and the New Creation, Part 3

Please read Part 1 and Part 2 before reading this post, or you’ll probably be lost. The Sixth Day: Animals and Man I think it is significant that the sixth day includes the creation of both animals and man. I … Continue reading

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Genesis One and the New Creation, Part 2

Don’t miss yesterday’s post if you haven’t seen it. Today’s may not make much sense if you don’t read yesterday’s. The Fourth Day: The Lights of Heaven The fourth day is very tied to the previous three. Light and darkness … Continue reading

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Genesis One and the New Creation

This look at Genesis one is not unusual for me, so those of you who regularly read my blog will find no surprises here. Hopefully, though, you will find some deep encouragement. I know I did. I started a reading … Continue reading

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Through the Bible: Genesis 1:1-2

Well, this is way out of order, isn’t it! Genesis 1 was not next on the list! I am going to get back to Isaiah. Today, however, I was reading Augustine’s The Literal Meaning of Genesis, a 1600-year old book, … Continue reading

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Evolution, Creation, and the Glory of God

I’m at a creation conference that was supposed to present 3 different views of creation that are in vogue among committed Christians: Young earth creationism: The earth was created 6 to 10 thousand years ago in 6 literal days, presented … Continue reading

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The Other Birth Story

So let’s pretend that we’re early Christians, in the apostles’ churches, who don’t know yet that we’re not allowed to believe that Proverbs 8 is about Jesus, and let’s get all the joy out of it we can … Continue reading

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Lights to Rule the Day and Night

Genesis 1:14-19 describes the creation of the sun, moon, and stars on the 4th day. Think about that sentence a moment. What sort of days happen without the sun, moon, or stars? Can we really be discussing 24-hour days,  whether … Continue reading

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Genesis One: The Waters Above and the Waters Below

I was really having a hard time getting anything out of day 2 of creation. Maybe Answers in Genesis can deal with the science of having water above the firmament which holds the sun, moon, and stars, but I can’t. … Continue reading

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Light and Darkness

I started back through Genesis today, and I decided to really devote myself to the principles of Scripture interpretation that I talk about all the time. It made for a very short but very pleasant reading of only a part … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Charles Darwin

I would be remiss not to honor Charles Darwin, whom I believe to be a truly great man, on the 200th anniversary of his birth. I among those who have actually read On the Origin of Species, his ground-breaking—and breath-taking—work on origins, … Continue reading

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