Gen 1:1. Kermess

Lee R. Martin lmartin at vol.com
Fri Sep 1 09:40:53 EDT 2000




Ian Hutchesson wrote:

> There is *no possibility* for creatio ex nihilo, unless you think that God
> created the world in hiccups. The genius who advocates that v1 itself is a
> creation act then has the boner to face that God proceeds to create what he
> is supposed to have created in v1.
>

Dear Ian,
No problem.  V. 1 is the "beginning" of creation and vv. 3ff are the continuation of
creation, which is completed in 2:1 "thus the heavens and earth were finished."  Note
the inclusio "heavens and earth."

--

Lee R. Martin
Pastor, Prospect Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee
Instructor in Hebrew and Old Testament
Church of God Theological Seminary
http://earth.vol.com/~lmartin/





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