In The Beginning, God

January 15, 2017 Preacher: Steve Thiel Series: Genesis

Topic: Creation Passage: Genesis 1:1– 2:3

In The Beginning, God
Christ Proclamation Church
Genesis 1:1-2:3
January 15, 2017

Sermon Theme: By the power of His word, God created the entire universe out of nothing, bringing life out of death, with purpose and meaning; which points us forward to the reality that God also brings spiritual life out of death through His Word, the Lord Jesus Christ, and offers eternal rest in Him.

I.       OVERVIEW OF CREATION – (Genesis 1:1-2)

               A.     God Created Everything – (Genesis 1:1)

               B.     Earth Anticipates Creation – (Genesis 1:2)

               C.     Structure of Creation – (Genesis 1:3-31)

Forming of Earth                                    Filling of Earth
Day 1 (vv.3-5) - Light                               Day 4 (vv.14-19) - Luminaries
Day 2 (vv.6-8) - Sky and Waters               Day 5 (vv.20-23) - Birds and Fish
Day 3 (vv.9-13) - Land and Plants            Day 6 (vv.24-31) - Animals and Man

               D.     Earth Anticipates Creation – (Genesis 1:2)  


II.      DETAILS OF CREATION – (Genesis 1:3-31)

               A.     Forming of the Earth – (Genesis 1:3-13)

               B.     Filling of the Earth – (Genesis 1:14-31)

               C.     Finished and Resting – (Genesis 2:1-3)

III.    PURPOSE OF CREATION – (Application)

               A.     God Brings Life Out of Death

               B.     God Provides Rest

               C.     God Gives Us A Mission

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