God Set Them in Place

Then God set them in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth,Genesis 1:17 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) God set or placed them in the expanse. This is the Hebrew word yitten. The meaning of the word conveys something that is given but can also …

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God Made the Expanse Separating the Waters

Then God said, “Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters.” So God made the expanse and separated the waters which were under the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse. And it was so. God called the expanse Heaven. So …

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One Day is Day One

God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. So the evening and the morning were the first day.Genesis 1:5 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) It occurs to me that there are many foundational ideas present in Genesis, as there are even in this verse. I hate …

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When Were Angels Created?

When it comes to when angels were created… The questions arise. I think it is easy to trust that the Bible can provide evidence. Suddenly there was with the angel a company of the heavenly host praising God and saying,Luke 2:13 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) See that you …

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Why a Kinsman?

I was asked a question today. “If GOD is all-loving then why can't he just forgive Satan?” Now that is a deep question! That requires lots of heavy study. I am going to try to sum it up succinctly, but will not show all of its points, nor develop them fully. Let’s start at the …

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Foundational Thinking

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.Genesis 1:1 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) In the beginning God... There is no other objective foundation for thinking critically. It is a standard that is external to anything that exists in our reality. With this foundation, it is easy …

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