This often-overlook verse at the end of Genesis 1 relates a substantial and important doctrine: God imputes value to his creation. His judgment of his creation is the basis of all objective reality and history. God’s image also imputes value. This is the basis of the marketplace in God’s creation. This phenomenon affects every single […]
Animals appear in Scripture as symbols in crucial theological areas: God, man, sacrifices, case laws, nations, tyrannies, food laws, prophecies, and more . . . all for important reasons to which we really need to pay attention. Your freedom depends on it. Commentary on Genesis 1:20-25. Podcast version here.
On day four in his works of creation, God creates the sun, moon, and stars (Gen. 1:14–19). These “lights” in the heavens are specifically said to “separate” day and night, to “rule” the light and darkness, and to be for “signs and for seasons.” As we are considering a biblical worldview of work in the […]
In previous articles on a biblical worldview of work, we covered lessons in initiative, order, and judgment, among other things. Here we will find in creation day three a lesson in productivity. On the third day of creation, God created plants (Gen 1:11-13). Specifically, it says, he created grass bearing seed after its kind and […]
God placed the sun, moon, and stars in the heaven for “signs” and for “seasons.” Their theological significance is much greater than you think, especially when we contemplate the “end time” “signs in the heavens,” stars falling from the sky, and a New Jerusalem in which there is no need for the sun!