Sept. 30, 2007
A Way Back To God
The first recorded Word of God in the Bible is "Let there be light." Psa_33:9 says for He
spoke, and it was done. He commanded, and it stood secure, unmoveable.
Illumination, clear and bright light. Before anything else could exist, there had to be
light. God divided light from darkness. He made it impossible for the two to co-exist.
The word for darkness here also means misery, destruction, death and ignorance;
sorrow and wickedness, obscurity. That covers a lot of territory. Ignorance and
sorrow are part of the night, in the darkness, they are part of the light. When you are
in the light, you can see where you are going, so you don't fall into destruction, or
ignorance. He created the atmosphere, the waters above and beneath the atmosphere.
(Gen_1:7) First, light, in a place where there was only darkness. In a place of
nothingness, just an empty, dark place, God spoke light into existence. Can our minds
begin to grasp the amazing reality of that truth? In what we might call the deepest
depths of eternity, or space, what would be the right word here? I'm not sure, but in
that dark, deep, empty space, GOD was there. Where there was nothing, He called
forth something wonderful, and it was made out of His pure Word. He spoke it, and it
happened. It had to be. What power. What incredible, mind blowing power. My feeble
mind can't begin to grasp this.
He spoke light into darkness. He separated waters from waters, He created the
atmosphere, the sky, and day and night. He spoke dry land into existence, and named
it earth, which means to be firm. He called the waters together to form seas. He spoke
to the earth to bring forth grass, and herb, that would grow within itself the seeds to
reproduce itself. Then there were the trees, which would bear fruit, and seeds within
themselves to reproduce. He fixed it so the seed would only reproduce the kind of fruit
or plant it came from. Divine order. Then He spoke the stars into existence, and by His