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Port Hueneme church of Christ


Jesus from Genesis - A Picture of Grace and Jesus

Genesis 1:1-5

by Mason French


  • Introduction
    • 1. Physical creation best understood spiritually
    • 2. Physical creation and spiritual (Isaiah 65:17)
    • 3. God's newly created man (II Corinthians 5:17)
    • 4. A spiritual country (Hebrews 11:16)
  • I. THE CREATION OF THE WORLD (Genesis 1:1)
    • A. "In the Beginning God ..."
      • 1. Why Christ came to earth (I John 3:8, 3:5)
      • 2. Planned from eternity (Revelation 13:8; I Peter 1:20)
    • B. Ruin and Confusion of God's Creation
      • 1. Genesis 1:2
      • 2. Like man without God
  • II. RESTORATION FROM CHAOS
    • A. "And the Spirit of God Moved Upon the Face of the Waters."
      • 1. A formless world with no meaning
      • 2. Man (John 6:63)
      • 3. Regeneration
    • B. "And God Said Let There Be Light."
      • 1. Word and Holy Spirit inseparable
        • a. Word is power (Romans 1:16)
        • b. Word source of spiritual light (II Corinthians 4:6)
        • c. Word seed of life (James 1:18; I Peter 1:23-25)
        • d. Word conveyor of faith (Romans 10:17)
        • e. Word the means of grace and salvation (I Corinthians 1:23; I Timothy 4:16)
    • C. "And God Divided the Light from the Darkness."
      • 1. Same in new creation (I Thessalonians 5:5)
      • 2. Separates between carnal and spiritual (II Corinthians 6:14-18)
      • 3. We know light from darkness (I John 1:5-7)
  • Conclusion
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