Origins Reflection Tiara Tucker 13 December 2015 CWV-101 Instructor Valerie De La Torre
The Creation Account from Genesis 1-2 • First act in the Bible (Genesis 1:1, New King James Version) • Foundation for the Bible and understanding the rest of Genesis (DiVincenzo, A., Ed., 2015). • God creating all things is a example of God being an all-wise God • Trinity present during creation • Humanity being created contains a special focus (Genesis 1:26- 27, New King James Version)
The Creation Account from Genesis 1-2 • All things created within the first 6 days • Created everything within the universe living and nonliving • Official recognition that all of creation was very good (Genesis 1:31, New King James Version) • Beginning of history First Days of Creation
The Creation Account from Genesis 1-2 • Rested on 7 th day • Declared Holy and sanctified (Genesis 2:3, New King James Version) • 7 th day a day for worship and rest “Malcolm Savidge MP in a speech in the House of Commons said that forcing employees to work on Sundays was an appalling denial of religious freedom (Fleming, H., 2005, p. 3).” “Sunday seem to be a day of rest within the family. Sunday still is a special day within the week” (Riegel, U., 2013, p. 1). “There is evidence that many Christian communities obeyed Sabbath rest as well as First Day worship” (Riegel, U., 2013, p. 2).
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