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The Original Creator

This is part 3 of the 8-part series of studying foundational Christian truths.


Key Scripture (Genesis 1:).

Where do you start?

  • Where do you go when you start a book?
  • This isn't a trick question. You start at the beginning.
  • Genesis 1:1 gives us a no doubt statement about God.


The original Creator.

  • The very first thing we find out about God in the Bible is that He is a Creator.
  • We must start with faith in Who God says He is.
  • It is essential to know that God is a Creator.


The Genesis creation account.

  • Genesis 1 and 2 go through the totality of the whole creation process.
  • There is a difference in the writing of Genesis 1 and Genesis 2.
  • Genesis 1 is written in a poetry format. There are repetitive phrases found throughout the chapter.
  • Genesis 2 is written in a historical account.
  • The two chapters don't contradict themselves; but rather they are written in two different genres.

Conclusion:

  • The question for believers should not be did God create everything, but why did God create everything?
  • When we say that God is the Creator, it implies intention with His creation.
  • He set about to do something when He created, which means you have a purpose and a value.
  • Your life has worth!
  • Your life is not meaningless.
  • God created you to be in a relationship with Him.
  • Start today by focusing on your relationship with your Creator.