Time and Eternity

Lesson 4

Creation


John 1:1-3 "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 The same was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. "

1. Fill in the blanks: John 1:1-3 “In the was the Word, and the was with , and the Word was . The same was in the with God. things were by him; and without him was any thing made that was .”

to question 1.

Col. 1:17 "And he is before all things, and by him all things consist."

2. Jesus is before things.

to question 2.

Colossians 1:17 “And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.”

3. Only by Jesus can things .

to question 3.

4. As the Holy Trinity (God, the Father, Jesus, the Son, and the Holy Spirit) is before all things, in the very beginning, did the universe as we know it now exist?

NOTE: Since God created it all, then before God started to create there was nothing.

to question 4.

Job 38:4 "Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding. Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it?"

5. The Earth was not the first thing that God created. Why?

A. Because the of the Earth had to be first.

to question 5A.

Job 38:6-7 "Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof; when the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?"

B. Because the heavenly host had to be created first in order to at the creation of Earth.

to question 5B.

Psalms 33:6 “By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.”

6. In creating the universe, God did so by his .

to question 6.

Hebrews 11:3 "Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear."

7. Even the were framed by the of God.

to question 7.

Psalms 8:3 "When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;"

8. Some things, such as our solar system, was created by his .

to question 8.

Colossians 1:17 "And he is before all things, and by him all things consist."

9. Each atom, particle, matter and antimatter were created so that they could not exist without the other or without God. Everything found its source of power and existence in God. “And he is before all things, and by him all things .”

to question 9.

Nehemiah 9:6 "Thou, even thou, art LORD alone; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and thou preservest them all; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee."

10. God created the heavenly .

to question 10.

Psalms 148:2 "Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts."

11. Name some of the heavenly host:

A.

to question 11A.

Isaiah 6:2 "Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly."

B.

to question 11B.

Genesis 3:24 "So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life."

C.

to question 11C.

Revelation 4:6 "And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal: and in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four beasts full of eyes before and behind."

D.

to question 11D.

Ephesians 3:10 "To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,"

E.

to question 11E.

1 Corinthians 15:40 "There are also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial: but the glory of the celestial is one, and the glory of the terrestrial is another."

F.

to question 11F.

NOTE: We do not know how much time it took God to do all of the creation of the universe, but we do know that there was an order in which it was created and some things He took time to create with his hands.

This is not the order that it happened, but a general idea.

1. Holy Trinity
2. Nothing Created
3. God starts creating
4. Atoms
5. Particles
6. Heaven
7. Angels
8. Stars
9. Galaxies
10. Heavenly Host
11. Foundation of Earth
12. Earth

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