Tag Archives: re-creation

in God’s image | genesis 1.26

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Too often the story of the gospel begins with our sin.  But the Bible begins in a different place.  True, before God speaks the earth is not a “good” place – it is formless, empty and frightening.  But once God … Continue reading

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and it was so | genesis 1.6-8

God spoke it, and it was so. Sometimes God speaks and I am not certain it is so. I don’t always feel provided for and loved by God, but that does not make it any less so. I have had … Continue reading

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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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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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