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Mystery of Angels and Evil Spirits
and perfect they shouted spontaneously for
JOY
(Job
38:4-7).
It
was to provide a glorious opportunity for
them. They were to work it, produce from it, and
preserve and increase its beauty.
And at this point, it is well to understand the
nature of God's original creation: It is like the
unfinished furniture available in some stores. This
furniture is "in the raw"-it is finished all but for the
final varnish, polish or paint. Some can save money by
doing this
finishing
themselves-provided they have
the skill to do so. This furniture may be of fine and
superb quality-yet lacking the final beautifying
completion.
So it is with God's creation. It is
perfect,
but subject
to a beautifying finish that God intended angels
to
accomplish. The original "unfinished" creation was
produced by God
alone.
But he intended angels,
prehistorically, and
MAN,
now, to utilize creative
power-to finish this part in God's creation-of adding
the final beautifying and utilitarian phases of what shall
be the
FINAL COMPLETED CREATION!
And whether or not it had been revealed to the
angels, it was a supreme
TRIAL AND TEST.
It was to be
the
PROVING GROUND
of obedience to Goo's
GOVERN–
MENT
and their fitness to develop into final finished
creation the millions of other planets in the vast
universe. For what is revealed in God's Word indicates
that God had created the entire
PHYSICAL
universe at
the same time he created the earth. The seventh word
in Genesis 1:1 should be translated "heavens." This
word includes the vast universe, not just this earth's
atmosphere.
Radioactive elements and the law of radioactivity
prove that there was a time when
MATTER
did not exist.
Goo is a spirit. God is composed of spirit. God was
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