[b-hebrew] Genesis 1:2 - And the earth was without form, and void
hholmyard at ont.com
Thu Apr 13 17:18:38 EDT 2006
>> HH: If you are claiming that light was the first thing created, you
>> are in difficulty with the text, which says that before the light,
>> there was darkness over the surface of the deep. There were waters.
>> So there were other things in existence prior to light.
> HH, I have a question here, when was water created? Also, Isa 45:18,
> God says He did not creat the earth formless and void, "a waste place"?
HH: You raise a good question. Why, in an account of creation, would God
start with many things already created? Why wouldn't the story just show
us how He created all things? I believe the Genesis 1 account does that
by saying that in the beginning He created the heavens and the earth.
Water was one of the things created in His creation of the basic heavens
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