Genesis 1:4 - The Light Was Good

Summary

We study how God defines good and evil, in contrast to natural man's distorted definitions.

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Class Date:
December 9, 2012 //
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Length:
68 min (15.5 MB) //
Download:
2012_12_09_Genesis.mp3

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Genesis 1:4 - The Light Was Good

Additional Notes

Prayer verse: Isaiah 66:1-2

Spiritual principles:

  • God defines "good" and "evil," not man - good is that which fulfills His prescribed purpose, evil is that which does not.
  • God separated physical light from the darkness, and in the spiritual realm we are to do the same.
  • God has a prescribed, divinely-appointed purpose for our lives - are we fulfilling it?

Comments

If good means fulling God's prescribed purpose, why doesn't any act of creation on the second day get described with "good?"

Genesis 1:6-8

Then God said: Let there be a dome in the middle of the waters, to separate one body of water from the other. 7God made the dome,* and it separated the water below the dome from the water above the dome. And so it happened.d 8God called the dome “sky.” Evening came, and morning followed—the second day.

Tomorra,

I hope someone has a "good" idea, because I don't know, at least right now.

Ken McElreath