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Throwback: Genesis IS the beginning

By Elizabeth Prata

This essay first appeared on The End Time on May, 2011

In a recent John MacArthur sermon, he said, "A well-known scientist named Herbert Spencer died in 1903. He discovered that all reality, all reality, all that exists in the universe can be contained in five categories...time, force, action, space and matter. Herbert Spencer said everything that exists, exists in one of those categories...time, force, action, space and matter.

Now think about that. Time, force, action, space and matter. That is a logical sequence. And then with that in your mind, listen to Genesis 1:1. "In the beginning," that's time..."God," that's force, "created," that's action, "the heavens," that's space, "and the earth," that's matter. Everything that could be said about everything that exists is said in that first verse."

Yes, indeed. The Bible is amazing isn't it? And I share with some glee that the scienti…

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