Creating…Genesis 1 Part 3 (Message Bible)

Artists are a thrill to watch.  As they mold, paint, bend and create–the products, much like the treasures from a mighty magician’s hat, confound and amaze us.  So it was with creation. God thought it through!  Light, sky, water, land, plants, crops, and as he imagined–it became. The entire universe–an expanse that we still cannot imagine–set out at the word of the master.

In the midst of the creativity, though, was the infrastructure for his deepest desire–us.  He was not acting as a child blindly finger painting.  He was crafting a place to share with his most beloved creation–man. Creating with purpose was God’s first verse of the most amazing love song ever written.  When we realize that each act was and is done with purpose–then we will be able to rest in his arms and allow him to call the shots.  It will be the greatest show on earth!

Thanks Lord for your creativity and your plan!

God Bless You

Sometimes, we need to sit back and reflect on God’s creative nature and sense of order.  He made things beautiful! We just had peak leaves and man, the reds, yellows and oranges literally bring tears to ones eyes.

 

God spoke: “Light!”
        And light appeared.
    God saw that light was good
        and separated light from dark.
    God named the light Day,
        he named the dark Night.
    It was evening, it was morning—
    Day One.

6-8 God spoke: “Sky! In the middle of the waters;
        separate water from water!”
    God made sky.
    He separated the water under sky
        from the water above sky.
    And there it was:
        he named sky the Heavens;
    It was evening, it was morning—
    Day Two.

9-10 God spoke: “Separate!
        Water-beneath-Heaven, gather into one place;
    Land, appear!”
        And there it was.
    God named the land Earth.
        He named the pooled water Ocean.
    God saw that it was good.

11-13 God spoke: “Earth, green up! Grow all varieties
        of seed-bearing plants,
    Every sort of fruit-bearing tree.”
        And there it was.
    Earth produced green seed-bearing plants,
        all varieties,
    And fruit-bearing trees of all sorts.
        God saw that it was good.
    It was evening, it was morning—
    Day Three

Author: Michael Smith

This is an amazing Journey. I hope you will hear from the Lord, as you seek Him with your heart. Matthew 6:33

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