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High School & College: Genesis Study-001

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KINGDOM OF YAHWEH AND HIS COVENANT CHILDREN – 001

PART 1: GENESIS 1-11

Genesis Chapter 1

1. Creation by God.

1.1. Verse 1: “In the Beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.”

Creator God and His creation.

1.2. Verse 2: “Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.”

Focal point was the earth as His Kingdom in the universe.

1.3. Verse 3: “And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light.”

By the spoken “Word of God” God created the whole universe out of nothing.

2. Ex nihilo (from Nothing).

2.1. The whole frame of universe was created by God without any spoken words.

2.2. The chaos and emptiness were a part of the creation.

2.3. The power and role of the Spirit of God (the Holy Spirit) in creation (Psalm 104:29-30).

3. The Kingdom of God centered on the Earth.

3.1. By the spoken Word, God created the “order” in the midst of chaos and emptiness (John 1:1-3).

3.2. Remember Jesus was Word of God prior to His Incarnation (John 1:1).

4. Light, Clouds, Ocean, and Dry Land.

4.1. The creation of Light was different from that of other objects such as sun, moon, and stars. As the Light , God created the Light in the dark universe.

4.2. The order of creation tells us the Providence of God for His children created at the end of His creation week (Psalm 104:31; 148:4; 33:7; 78:13; Jeremiah 5:22; Job 38:8).