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Joe Stanley Creation Account From Genesis 1
God demonstrates how he is an all-wise God by
his work in Genesis (Diffey,2015).
• By creating the heavens and the earth • He put light on the earth • There was separations of sky and water and water from ground • The ground produced vegetation Creation Account From Genesis 1 & 2 • The light and dark served as signs to mark sacred times • God created creatures of the land and sea • Man was created in his image • Genesis 1:31, “God saw all that he has made, and it was very good.
And there was evening, and there was morning- the sixth day.” (NIV) • Rested on the 7th day, and made it holy Creation Account From Genesis 2 In Genesis 2, God is focused more on his relationship with his creation,
mainly with man kind (Diffy, 2015)
• Man was formed from the dust of the ground (Genesis 2:5). • Mans work was in the garden • Adam was to not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil Creation Account From Genesis 2 Man needed a helper
• God created the woman • Woman was created out of Adams rib • Man and woman become one • Adam and Eve were not ashamed Personal Beliefs About the Origins of the Universe
“If God were constrained to act within the limits of
deterministic laws of physics, then God would be
locked into one particular course of action. It would
be hard to see how there could be divine guidance of
the course of evolution beyond hardwiring the entire
course of it at the beginning, which is implausible.” (Murphy, 2018. pg. 57) Personal Beliefs About the Origins of the Universe “O LORD, how manifold are your works! In wisdom have you
made them all; the earth is full of your creatures” (Psalm 104:24) • God is the ultimate creator.
• God created the Universe in an ordered manner Personal Beliefs About the Origins of the Universe
• Contrary to creation, Charles Darwin
had a theory based on evolution. (Hauser, 2009) • On the 6th day God created Man (Genesis 1:26) Personal Beliefs About the Origins of the Universe
• Genesis 1:1 – “In the beginning God created the heavens and the
• Romans 1:20 – “ For since the creation of the world Gods invisible
qualities – his eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly
seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are
with out excuse.” How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview A definition of ones worldview is an introductory
expectation to which one uses to serves as a framework
for figuring out their reality and profoundly shapes one’s
actions (Diffey, 2015). Each ones Beliefs can affect their world view How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview “Let your light shine before others, and they
may see your good deeds and glorify your
father in Heaven.” (Matthew 5:16) How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview The Bible is our guide to life. We have the Commandments that help guide us. Proverbs 19:16 says, “ Whoever keeps
commandments keeps their life, but whoever shows
contempt for their ways will die.” How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview Being a Christian sets my worldview apart. Morals Motivations Attitude How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview In the end my main goal is to have a home in
heaven. Because of my belief in God and that he is
the Ultimate creator, it impacts my worldview
differently than if I was atheist or pantheistic. References
Diffey, D. (2015). Wisdom in the beginning. In Grand Canyon University (Ed.), The
beginning of wisdom: An introduction to Christian thought and life (2nd ed.).
Hauser Marc. (2009). Origin of the Universe. Scientific American, (3), 44. Retrieved
direct=true&db=edsjsr&AN=edsjsr.26001525&site=eds-live&scope=site Reference Continued
Murphy, G. L. (2018). The Nuts and Bolts of Creation. Perspectives on
Science & Christian Faith, 70(1), 48–59. Retrieved from
The Holy Bible. New International Version (NIV). ...
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