The Scarlet Thread – Genesis 1: 1, 2

 

  1. Earth was Void Vs 2
  1. Pre Adamic race
    1. Was there a race between Creation and Adam?
    2. Theory of Chaos that satan tried to create on earth
  2. Focus on what we do know rather than what we don’t know.
    1. Going deeper like wading int he ocean
      1. We can wade in the ocean
      2. We can visit the Titanic
      3. How deep do you want to go
      4. No matter how deep we go, there is always more for us.
  3. What we do know
    1. Earth same word as Earth in Genesis 1
      1. Probably talking about order of things created rather than a literal place
    2. Any place without the presence of God is void
      1. Jesus fills all things in all ways.  Ephesians 1: 23
      2. Void = a waste, a worthless thing,empty, lifeless mass
    3. Spirit brooded over the waters.
      1. Brood means to breed or produce
      2. Spirit is birthing creation and at word of Jesus (last weeks study) creation was formed.
      3. Psalm 90: 2 Before the mountains were brought forth (born) you gave birth to the earth.

2. Spirit Brooding today

  1. Abraham Deuteronomy 32: 10 – 18
    1. Found in a wasteland situation.
    2. Lord hovered over them Vs 11 (See Hebrews 11: 11 Sarah by faith she received power to conceive.)
      1. God was birthing a nation through Sarah.
    3. They forgot the God who travailed over them and gave them birth. Vs 18
  2. Israel birthed in one day Isaiah 66: 8
  3. Mary Luke 1: 35
    1. Spirit will overshadow you (Cover you with His shadow)
  4. Jesus John 11: 33 – 44
    1. Deeply moved in his spirit Vs 33 spirit troubled Him
    2. Agitated like a cycle on your washing machine.
    3. Again in Vs 38  Jesus is birthing a miracle
    4. vs 41 I thank you that you have heard me.
    5. What was the one thing that brought forth Lazarus?
  5. Creation, Spirit brooding and Word speaks forth Let there be light.

3. Let there be light

  1. This is no ordinary light because there was no sun or moon yet.
  2. Jesus is the Light Revelation 21: 23 And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it for the glory of God has illuminated it, and its lamp is the Lamb.  the nations will walk by its light.
  3. They will not have need of the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun because the LORD god will illumine them and they will reign forever and ever. Revelation 22: 5
  4. John 3: 3 – 5All things came into being through Him and apart from Him nothing came into being.  In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men.  The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.
    1. wicked will be hidden from this light Job 28: 15
    2. Light of creation was hidden from us because of our sin.
  5. Adam lost this light in sin.
    1. Genesis 3: 8 heard the voice of the Lord walking in the garden in the cool of the day and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden.
    2. Cool of day is rauch hayom which is the breeze of the day or the spirit of the day.
    3. Where are you is an indirect echo of God’s voice.
    4. Perichoresis Dance of God
    5. Peregrinatio the great adventure of walking with God

4. Sabbath Rest

  1. When light of Jesus was revealed, then creation happened.
  2. All days were a day and night, but the seventh day, there is no day and night so the seventh day is still happening.
    1. We have an opportunity to enter this rest of God. Hebrews 4: 1
    2. The rest has been there since creation. Vs 3
    3. Enter today from the chaos of the world. Vs 7
  3. Storms in the water are a type of chaos.
    1. Moses pulled from the water
    2. Moses Split the water
    3. Jesus brooded over the water and walked upon it.

5. Spirit rising

  1. Isaiah 60: 2 Darkness covers the nations of the earth BUT
  2. The glory of the Lord rises over you
  3. All the nations will come to your light and see your radiance Vs 3
  4. Sons and daughters coming home Vs 4
  5. Habakuk 2: 14 For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD as the waters cover the sea.