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Today's Creation Moment

Apr
24
The Sun, Moon and Stars
Psalm 8:3-4
“When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man,...
What is the most awesome show of God’s power? It may not be what you think. In Psalm 8:3 4, the psalmist is led to exclaim, “When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and stars...
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If the writer of Genesis wanted to convey the idea of long ages, he could have used the word “olam”, meaning a long indefinite span of time, instead of “Yom.” He could have expressed the long age similar to how he talked to Abraham about his descendants:

"indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore." Genesis 22:17

He could have said something like: If you can count the stars, that’s how many descendants you will have. If you can count the stars, that is how many days it took me to create. We would have understood that it was a long period of time.

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