Genesis 1:3-5THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   The basis is given for    the first and principal    division into “Day” and    “Ni...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   God said   Genesis 1:3
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Ps. 33:6-9
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Ps. 33:6-9   By the LORDS word the    heavens were made; by    the breath of his m...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   In several creation myths    of the Near East, the world    emerged out of a confli...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Jn. 1:1-3
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Jn. 1:1-3   In the beginning was    the Word, and the    Word was with God,    and...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Hebrews 1:2
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Hebrews 1:2   ...in these last days, he    spoke to us through a    son, whom he m...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   One who pays close    attention will recognize the    Father, the Son, and the    S...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   God said
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5    God said   “The divine word    shatters the primal    cosmic silence and    signa...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Let there be
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5    Let there be   “The directive yehi,    found again in verses    6 and 14, is rese...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Light
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Light   The first creation by    God’s utterance is    fittingly that which    ser...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Isaiah 30:26
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Isaiah 30:26   The light of the moon will    be like that of the sun and    the li...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Job 38:19-20
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Job 38:19-20   Which is the way to the    dwelling place of light,    and where is...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Genesis Rabbah 3:4    expresses the view    that this light is the    effulgent spl...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Heb 1 1-3
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Heb 1 1-3   In times past, God spoke in    partial and various ways to our    ance...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Psalm 104:2
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Psalm 104:1-2   Bless the LORD, my    soul! LORD, my God,    you are great indeed!...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   “The first act of creation is light,    even though that which gives    light, the ...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   God saw: “Not visual    examination but    perception”
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   good: “indicates that    creation corresponds    perfectly to the divine    purpose...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Isaiah 45:7
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Isaiah 45:7   I form the light, and    create the darkness, I    make well-being a...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Job 38:19
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Job 38:19   Which is the way to the    dwelling place of    light, and where is th...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   God called
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   God called   “According to the conceptions of    the ancient Near East,    possess...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Isaiah 40:26
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Isaiah 40:26   Lift up your eyes on high    and see who has created    these: He l...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Ps. 147:2-4
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   Ps. 147:2-4   The LORD rebuilds    Jerusalem, gathers the    dispersed of Israel, ...
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   evening…morning
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   evening…morning   Hebrew ‘erev and    boker
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   evening…morning   Hebrew ‘erev and    boker   day…
THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5   evening…morning   Hebrew ‘erev and    boker   day…   The Hebrew word    yom
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The first day of creation

  1. 1. Genesis 1:3-5THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION
  2. 2. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 The basis is given for the first and principal division into “Day” and “Night,” here conceived as realities that can be given names, according to the Semitic mentality, only by one who has absolute control over them.” (JBC 2:17a)
  3. 3. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 God said Genesis 1:3
  4. 4. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Ps. 33:6-9
  5. 5. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Ps. 33:6-9 By the LORDS word the heavens were made; by the breath of his mouth all their host. The waters of the sea were gathered as in a bowl; in cellars the deep was confined. Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all who dwell in the world show reverence. For he spoke, and it came to be, commanded, and it stood in place.
  6. 6. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 In several creation myths of the Near East, the world emerged out of a conflict between rival gods; in Genesis, the word of God goes forth unchallenged, meeting no resistance ort rival. According to the NT, the creative word is not simply a power but a Person – God the Son, through whom all things were made. (Ignatius Catholic Study Bible: Commentary, Notes and Study Questions; Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch; Ignatius Press, San Francisco, CA 2010 p.17)
  7. 7. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Jn. 1:1-3
  8. 8. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Jn. 1:1-3 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came to be through him, and without him nothing came to be.
  9. 9. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Hebrews 1:2
  10. 10. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Hebrews 1:2 ...in these last days, he spoke to us through a son, whom he made heir of all things and through whom he created the universe
  11. 11. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 One who pays close attention will recognize the Father, the Son, and the Spirit in the beginning. The Father creates heaven and earth, the Spirit moves over the waters, and the Son, who acts while the Father is speaking, separates the light from the darkness (St. Ambrose, The Holy Spirit 2,1)” (Ignatius Catholic Study Bible: Commentary, Notes and Study Questions; Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch; Ignatius Press, San Francisco, CA 2010 p.17)
  12. 12. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 God said
  13. 13. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 God said “The divine word shatters the primal cosmic silence and signals the birth of a new cosmic order.” (The JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis; Commentary by Nahum M. Sarna; The Jewish Publications Society, Philadelphia, PA 1989 p.7)
  14. 14. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Let there be
  15. 15. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Let there be “The directive yehi, found again in verses 6 and 14, is reserved for the creation of celestial phenomena.” (The JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis; Commentary by Nahum M. Sarna; The Jewish Publications Society, Philadelphia, PA 1989 p.7)
  16. 16. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Light
  17. 17. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Light The first creation by God’s utterance is fittingly that which serves in the Bible as a symbol of life, joy, justice, and deliverance.
  18. 18. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Isaiah 30:26
  19. 19. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Isaiah 30:26 The light of the moon will be like that of the sun and the light of the sun will be seven times greater (like the light of seven days). On the day the LORD binds up the wounds of his people, he will heal the bruises left by his blows.
  20. 20. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Job 38:19-20
  21. 21. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Job 38:19-20 Which is the way to the dwelling place of light, and where is the abode of darkness, that you may take them to their boundaries and set them on their homeward paths?
  22. 22. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Genesis Rabbah 3:4 expresses the view that this light is the effulgent splendor of the Divine Presence.
  23. 23. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Heb 1 1-3
  24. 24. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Heb 1 1-3 In times past, God spoke in partial and various ways to our ancestors through the prophets; in these last days, he spoke to us through a son, whom he made heir of all things and through whom he created the universe, who is the refulgence of his glory, the very imprint of his being, and who sustains all things by his mighty word. When he had accomplished purification from sins, he took his seat at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
  25. 25. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Psalm 104:2
  26. 26. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Psalm 104:1-2 Bless the LORD, my soul! LORD, my God, you are great indeed! You are clothed with majesty and glory, robed in light as with a cloak.
  27. 27. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 “The first act of creation is light, even though that which gives light, the sun and the moon, are not created until the fourth day. The author is not concerned with scientific fact but with an ordered universe, and light is necessary in order to see. The author may also be forced to put light first because in Enuma Elish it is a property of the gods, emanating from them, and is mentioned first in that creation account. For our author, light is no longer a property of the gods but an element of the created world.” (Collegeville Bible Commentary: Genesis; Pauline A. Viviano; The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, Minnesota 1985 p.11)
  28. 28. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 God saw: “Not visual examination but perception”
  29. 29. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 good: “indicates that creation corresponds perfectly to the divine purpose for which it was made. Emphasis on the goodness of the natural world punctuates the account (1:10, 12, 18, 21, 25, 31)” (Ignatius Catholic Study Bible: Commentary, Notes and Study Questions; Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch; Ignatius Press, San Francisco, CA 2010 p.17)
  30. 30. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Isaiah 45:7
  31. 31. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Isaiah 45:7 I form the light, and create the darkness, I make well-being and create woe; I, the LORD, do all these things.
  32. 32. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Job 38:19
  33. 33. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Job 38:19 Which is the way to the dwelling place of light, and where is the abode of darkness
  34. 34. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 God called
  35. 35. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 God called “According to the conceptions of the ancient Near East, possessing no name was equivalent to nonexistence. An Egyptian text describes precreation as the time “when no name of anything had yet been named,” and Enuma Elish similarly designates primeval chaos as the period “when on high the heavens had not [yet] been named, and below the firm ground had not [yet] been given a name.” (The JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis; Commentary by Nahum M. Sarna; The Jewish Publications Society, Philadelphia, PA 1989 p.7-8)
  36. 36. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Isaiah 40:26
  37. 37. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Isaiah 40:26 Lift up your eyes on high and see who has created these: He leads out their army and numbers them, calling them all by name. By his great might and the strength of his power not one of them is missing!
  38. 38. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Ps. 147:2-4
  39. 39. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 Ps. 147:2-4 The LORD rebuilds Jerusalem, gathers the dispersed of Israel, Heals the brokenhearted, binds up their wounds, Numbers all the stars, calls each of them by name.
  40. 40. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 evening…morning
  41. 41. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 evening…morning Hebrew ‘erev and boker
  42. 42. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 evening…morning Hebrew ‘erev and boker day…
  43. 43. THE FIRST DAY OF CREATION GN. 1:3-5 evening…morning Hebrew ‘erev and boker day… The Hebrew word yom

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