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Mystery of Angels and Evil Spirits
of physics and chemistry. God formed matter to be
present in both the organic and the inorganic states.
And so we come now to that which is revealed in
Genesis 1:1: "In the beginning [of the physical universe]
God created the heavens and the earth." These are
material and physical.
As previously stated, in the Authorized Version will
be found the word
heaven
in the singular. But this
originally was written by Moses in Hebrew. And in the
Hebrew the word is in the plural-heavens-thus
including not only our earth, but the entire material
UNIVERSE.
It
is therefore indicated that
at that
time-after
the creation of angels-the entire universe was brought
into existence at the same time as the creation of our
earth. I find strong indication of this in other biblical
internal evidence, and also it is definitely stated in
Genesis 2:4.
The Perfect Creation
The original Hebrew words (the words written by
Moses) imply a perfect creation. God reveals himself as
Creator of perfection, light and beauty. Every reference
in the Bible describes the condition of any completed
phase of God's creation as "very good"-perfect.
This first verse of the Bible actually speaks of the
original
PHYSICAL
creation in its entirety-the uni–
verse-including
the earth, perhaps millions of years
ago-as a perfect creation, beautiful and perfect as far
as its creation was a finished, completed work. God is a
perfectionist!
In Job 38:4, 7, God is speaking specifically of the
creation of this earth. He said all the angels (created
"sons of God") shouted for joy at the creation of the
earth. This reveals that angels were created
before the
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