Monthly Archives: August 2012

when God broods | genesis 1.2

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The Hebrew word translated as “hover” may carry with it the imagery of a mother bird brooding over her young. Even when chaos reigns and order is not yet to be found in what is formless and empty, God broods … Continue reading

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the second day | genesis 1.6-8

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Today, as I read Genesis 1 for the third time, I want to ask why God took six days to create all that is.  Why not simply speak the word and have all of it created on one day, in … Continue reading

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it begins with light | genesis 1.3-5

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Light is where transformation starts in Genesis. Something is already present in the darkness, before light is spoken into existence, and it is in need of transformation. I almost get the impression that if the light switch is not turned … Continue reading

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what we were | genesis 1.1-2

“In the beginning…” God did indeed create all that is, us included.  Like the emptiness and chaos that existed before God gave them order, so were we before God ordered our lives in Christ.  Before you re-formed me in Christ, … Continue reading

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