God, our Creator out of nothing, guarantees the total triumph and completion of His work of new creation in Christ by His Spirit and word.
Text: Genesis 1:1-3
Preached at Reformed Presbyterian Church of Bowie (PCA)
(This is the complete manuscript.)
There is a lot that we can learn from Genesis 1, but tonight we will focus on what I believe to be its heart message: That in the story of creation, God, who alone created us by His Spirit and word, guarantees the total completion of His work of new creation in Christ by His Spirit and word.
The Israelites in the wilderness, between Egypt and the promised land, were the original recipients of the Torah or the first five books of the Bible, which includes Genesis. They were children of Abraham, to whom God gave the promise of a seed or offspring. That promise goes way back to Genesis 3:15 where God said to satan, “I will put enmity between you and the woman…
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