Argumentative Essay On Creation And Our Identity

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There have been many debates on creation and our existence. When did life begin and what started it all? After all, we’re here. We breathe air in. We make decisions that spur action. We love vigorously and can be hurt deeply. Human emotions are part of everyday life and yet we live without regard to how we have these emotions in the first place. An unbiased look at Genesis 1-11 clearly shows the reason why. God is a loving God and He created us for relationship. Natural World
Everything begins somewhere. A starting point. Scripture states that "In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." (Gen 1:1) God created everything out of nothing. Creation ex nihilio which in latin means "out of nothing." In his article Doctrine of Creation,
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Our identity first began in creator God. When we look into the order in which things were created we notice creation being formed to sustain life for a greater species. The atmosphere, the earth, the vegetation, light, living creatures, fish and birds, (Gen 1:1-26) were all set in place for man. God created all of that for us in perfect order so that man could live. It says in Gen. 1:27, “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” We are created in a way as to represent God. We are unlike any other part of His creation. At the end of each creative piece he saw that it was good. However; when He created man he declared that it was very good. The differentiation between "good" and "very good" imply that there is a hierarchy of importance to God. That is to say the creation of man was more dear to his heart than all of the other created things. He not only created man and woman but then "blessed them and told them to subdue the earth and rule it. He wanted us to live and move and have our very being in him (Acts 17:28) because He loves us

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