Updated: Jan 28
Genesis 1:1-5 In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. And God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.
The problem everyone has with this series of verses (and everything that follows them) is too much focus is placed on looking backwards in time, to some event that only half of educated adults these days (or less) believe happened the way this event is stated to have happened. After all, Moses told someone, "Memorize this and pass it along. Later we'll plan to write it all down, when we find a place that has an office supply store selling papyrus, ink and quills."
The doubters all say: "Moses was not there! How did he know anything?"
There is a saying that goes: As above, so below.
Memorize that. Write it down later and keep it in your purse or wallet.
The reason Moses told Israelites what to memorize is this: everything he told them was a reflection of themselves. That makes everything he told them be a reflection of you and me. Of course, very few of them then, just like very few of us today, know how to see ourselves reflected in Scripture.
Can you see yourself as "a formless void," with "darkness" covering your face?
As above, so below. As on paper, so inside your mind. As on the surface, so within unseen. As is visible human, so it invisible soul.
You are a creation that had a beginning when yo momma and yo daddy played adults together, before you were born. In that dark, moist void was millions of tiny sperms targeting one egg, as formless as you were at that time. Then it was God who allowed one particular sperm to penetrate the one egg and that became the moment: "Let there be light."
And "there was light." It was the first spark of union, one of many that would follow.
God called your formation "Good." It was good because you had not yet learned how to fail God. You had not yet grown a brain, which would give you the power to extinguish your light and kill your goodness.
God put you into a sac that separated you from everything else that surrounded you. God then called your environment "Day," and that outside the womb "Night." God created you to be a light that would shine His truth upon the world. The world is where darkness abounds. That outside of your womb is in need to light shining upon it.
"Day" is where life exists, the wake state of being. "Night" is where death exists, the sleep state that reflects the absence of God. The place where there is an absence of God is where Satan reigns. Satan rules over the "Night."
The "evening" of your first day of your creation was when one cell had been formed that would become you. The "morning" represents that one cell knowing (without a brain) it had been formed by the hand of God, for a purpose.
Now, it is easier to go history hunting and join a think tank that can maybe agree when your parents first did the dirty deed that would become you … the miserable wretch that you have become today. Many will argue the details, but there you sit. You are the evidence that it did happen, regardless of when the first step was taken. You cannot deny you had a big bang; but was there something before the big bang?
Was there you before there was you?
Questions, questions, and more questions.
All the answers can be known, if you remember what I taught you:
As above, so below.
Does "Reincarnation" ring any bells?
Maybe creation has been going on for an eternity!!!
Somebody turn on a light, for God's sake!
R. T. Tippett