Creation

A Respect For God’s Handiwork - Psalms 8:1 – 8:9 (commentary)

In this Psalm David rejoiced in God’s creation and the fact that the God of heaven, whose name is “excellent”, should use people to rule the earth (vv. 1,9). It shows that God’s glory is more than a theological concept; it is also linked to an emotional co …

Creation (Earth, Light And Sky) - Genesis 1:1 – 1:8 (commentary)

The first chapter of Genesis is one of the most God-centered chapters in the Bible. God is mentioned by name 32 times in 31 verses. When you add the use of personal pronouns He is mentioned 43 times. No wonder Satan hates this chapter. If the Holy Spirit cannot be truste …

The Works of Creation - Psalms 104:10 – 104:23 (commentary)

In adorning this earth as a beautiful place to live, God placed springs in the valley as a place to water the animals (vv. 10-12). He also makes the grass and food for the animals to grow (vv. 13-15). He provides dwelling places for animals and birds (vv. 16-18). To all of …

The Involvement of Wisdom in Creation - Proverbs 8:22 – 8:36 (commentary)

The Son of God declares himself to have been engaged in the creation of the world (vv. 22-30). How able, is the Son of God to be the Saviour of the world, who was the Creator of it! The Son of God was ordained, before the world, to that great work. Not a speck of matter, (v.26), …

False Teachers Confused About Creation - Colossians 1:15 – 1:19 (commentary)

These false teachers in Colosse were confused about creation. They taught that all matter was evil, includ­ing the human body. Therefore, Jesus did not have a real body since that would have put Him in contact with evil matter. In these verses we find Paul explaining …

Job Rebukes Bildad - Job 26:1 – 26:14 (commentary)

This is Job’s third response to Bildad (vv. 1-14). His reply is almost like the summing up argument of an attorney. He rebukes Bildad for not giving him any help (vv. 1-4). Job had no power, but Bildad didn’t make him stronger. According to his friends, Job lacked wisdom; …