The Importance of Genesis1
10 January 2021 PM – Genesis 1:1 – Ge2021 – Scott Childs
Introduction: The Book of Genesis covers nearly 2400 years of history. That is more than one third of the history of the universe. The opening words of the book introduce us to God and His own firsthand account of Creation.
Bible scoffers often point out that Creationism is a theory of origins based faith in the Bible. However, they are not so quick to admit that Evolutionism is also a theory of origins based on faith in man’s ideas.
The beginning is past and cannot be observed or repeated. Therefore, the Genesis account of creation is very important. Beyond the creation account, the remainder of Genesis provides an abundance of important information for the human race.
Transition: This evening and Lord willing, next Sunday evening, we are going to examine several reasons for the importance of Genesis that I trust will fortify our faith.
Genesis Identifies God as Creator of All