4 Weeks Of Foundation • Day 1
Published on 03 August 2020
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Welcome to day 1 of week 1! This week we're forming a foundation of how we see God from scripture - Who He is & what He's like. We gotta start from the start. This might seem basic, but it's incredible if you think about it deeply. One of the most important things we can know about God is that He is the Creator. It all started with Him. He gives meaning to everything because He created this world on purpose. Think about how incredible that is. Think about the fact that every single detail in creation was made by Him. Some astrologers suggest there might be 3 trillion stars in the known universe—God created every single one of them, and knows them by name. Scientists also estimate there's something like 37 trillion cells in your body—and God knows every one of them too. God is the creator of the universe; He is so incredibly big and powerful. And God is your Creator. He designed you on purpose. The world is not an accident and you are not an accident because God doesn't make accidents. He is a master creator. Knowing and believing this about God gives meaning to everything in our world and brings purpose to our lives. Reading these scriptures today, think about and imagine how incredible God is as our Creator.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters. Then God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. Then he separated the light from the darkness. God called the light “day” and the darkness “night.” And evening passed and morning came, marking the first day.
Then God said, “Let us make human beings in our image, to be like us. They will reign over the fish in the sea, the birds in the sky, the livestock, all the wild animals on the earth, and the small animals that scurry along the ground.” So God created human beings in his own image. In the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. Then God blessed them and said, “Be fruitful and multiply. Fill the earth and govern it. Reign over the fish in the sea, the birds in the sky, and all the animals that scurry along the ground.”
He counts the stars and calls them all by name. How great is our Lord! His power is absolute! His understanding is beyond comprehension!
For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth.
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