In six days, God reshaped the Earth from one that was empty and void to one which was filled with life and home to a being formed in the image and likeness of God. In this series, we will see how, just like the Earth was transformed, so too are we as believers are being transformed by the life of God within us.
In the last issue in this series we arrived at the final stage of the six days of creation with the creation of man. This week, I’ll quickly summarize each of the stages we discussed to bring them together in one place. Hopefully, this will help us see how all of the stages lead into one another, build upon one another, and direct us to one goal: Christ.
All of Creation, all of the past stages in this series, are leading us to one man: Jesus.
On the fifth day of Creation, God created the fish of the sea and the birds of the air. Their appearance signifies a major step in the growth of God’s Life within us.
On the fourth day of Creation God further substantiates light by creating two great lights to govern the day and the night. In our experience, Christ is the sun, governing us by day, while the church is the moon governing us by night, and the believers are the stars which provide help in our darkest hours.
The three kinds of plant life which God creates on the dry land during the third day of Creation represent three stages of growth which a believer experiences after they […]
The second stage of the three types of life (grass, seeding herbs, and fruit-bearing trees) which appear on the third day of Creation is the herb which yields seed. Grass […]
Loving the Lord, making time for things related to Him, and allowing Christ to be present in our living is the manifestation of the waters gathering together and the appearing […]
Last week, we talked about how God created an expanse on the second day of Creation which established three realms: heavenly waters above, earthly waters below, and the expanse between […]
On the first day of creation, God’s Spirit brooded over the fallen situation of the earth and brought in light to establish mornings and evenings — a cycle for us […]
In this series we look at how Titus Chu uses the Bible to portray the many stages of our lives as Christians, and how they drive our spiritual growth. We […]
The entire story of the Bible opens with the stunning picture of creation. At first, it seems Genesis 1 is simply an account of how God created the universe—from the […]