Is there something in your life you are ashamed of? If you are like most people, there are probably a multitude of such things.
Maybe it is something evil that happened to you when you were younger. Maybe it is some addiction or temptation which you fall to almost every day.
By looking at some shocking truths from Genesis 1:21, we see that God doesn’t want to get rid of those things in your life. No, instead, God wants to redeem them. To turn them around to be used for His glory.
Listen to this episode of the One Verse Podcast to see what I mean.
The Text of Genesis 1:21
Genesis 1:21. So God created great sea creatures and every living thing that moves, with which the waters abounded, according to their kind, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
In this discussion of Genesis 1:21 we look at:
- Why Moses uses the word bara (“to create”) in Genesis 1:21.
- The meaning of tannin as “monsters” in Genesis 1:21.
- The religious myths about sea serpents from Babylon, Canaan, and Egypt
- What the rest of Scripture says about sea serpents.
- The theological truth Moses was making by saying that God created the
- The theological truth Moses was making by calling the tannin “good.”
- Why God wants to redeem the evil that has happened to you and turn it around for good.
- Logos Bible Software
- Ancient Seas Monsters
- Eight Reasons Genesis 1 Does Not Teach Creationism – Spencer Boersma
- Fretheim, NIB: Genesis – Amazon or CBD
- Gibson, Genesis – Amazon or CBD
- Hamilton, Genesis 1–17 – Amazon or CBD
- Hasel Article on Genesis 1
- Kidner, Genesis, Amazon or CBD
- Ross, Creation & Blessing – Amazon or CBD
- Sailhamer, Genesis Unbound – Amazon
- Sarna, Genesis – Amazon or CBD
- Waltke, Genesis, Amazon or CBD
- Walton, Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds – Amazon or CBD
- Walton, Lost World of Genesis One, Amazon or CBD
- Wenham, Genesis – Amazon or CBD
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Downloadable Podcast Resources
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