In the Beginning: What did God Create?
GOD ONLY WROTE ONE RECORD OF CREATION
I have several dozen Biblical Creationism books on my shelf in my study. All were written by godly men. But only one book on Biblical Creationism was written by the very finger of God. Did you know that?
What part of the Bible did God actually write with His finger? He wrote it on stone. Does that help? Yes, let's turn there to Exodus 31:18.
"When the LORD finished speaking to Moses on Mount Sinai, he gave him the two tablets of the Testimony, the tablets of stone inscribed by the finger of God."
So as we turn back to the contents of those two stone tablets, written by the very finger of God, we are turning to Exodus 20. As we read these words remember they were actually inscribed by the very finger of God into stone. What do the only words God actually wrote on an object say?
Exodus 20:9-11 "Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 10 but the seventh day [is] the Sabbath of the LORD your God. [In it] you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger who [is] within your gates. 11 For [in] six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that [is] in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it." (NKJV)
This is the Creator's record. This is His explanation of the timing; and it is six solar days!
There is only one perfect science book in the world, and you hold it in your hands. All other science books are flawed in that they have not been able to personally record a first hand observation of say the birth of a star, or the origin of a volcano in the earth's center.
Here is a summary of the Creation account:
"The initial setting for Genesis is eternity past. God then, by willful act and divine Word, spoke all creation into existence, furnished it, and finally breathed life into a lump of dirt which He fashioned in His image to become Adam. God made mankind the crowning point of His creation, i.e., His companions who would enjoy fellowship with Him and bring glory to His name".
But, there has been a relentless attack upon the veracity of God's account, because there is another version which is:
SATAN'S WORD ABOUT THE BEGINNING
Theistic evolution is an attempt to accommodate God's Word to man's ideas. The theistic evolutionist says that God's method of creation was evolution, that He didn't create the world in six literal days but took millions, perhaps billions, of years to accomplish the feat.
Either we believe the God who made all things as Creator, who is also the only Redeemer—or we will someday have to face Him as the Judge who casts all who reject Him into the Lake of Fire.
Today, my faith is firmly resting upon the God of the Bible; which leads me to the second reason why I believe the Bible is true is because God's Word exhibits complete authenticity though its complete scientific accuracy.
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