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To attempt to answer this question, we need to look at the history of names and titles. Who is Lucifer? First and foremost, the name Lucifer exists once in the the Bible and only in the King James Version. Isaiah 14:12 KJV How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the ...


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Understanding this question as part of "Why God, foreseeing that his creatures would use the gift of free will for their own injury, did not either abstain from creating them, or in some way safeguard their free will from misuse, or else deny them the gift altogether?"1 1. cf. Evil | New Advent. The article Evil | New Advent, presents St. Thomas Aquinas' ...


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He was created for the glory of God... There have been similar questions as to why the earth was created, and all points to only one direction, which is to glorify God. All things were made to his glory.


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You seem to be laboring under a misconception. God did not make Adam as dominant over Eve. They were created as equals. All Scripture is quoted from the King James translation. Genesis 2:18 And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. the original word used here was: עֵזֶר ...


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In the words of Jesus: Mark 12:24 And Jesus answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err, because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God? All Scripture is quoted from the King James translation. In the following verses you will find that the Angels are in Heaven and that all things in Heaven were created by God. Mark 12:25 ...


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The first point to establish is that Lucifer was an angel. This is covered in Where in the Bible does it say that Lucifer is an angel? Some primary verses dealing with the creation of the angels include the following: Thou, even thou, art LORD alone; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are ...


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Through modern revelation in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, we know that Satan, also called the adversary or the devil, is the enemy of all righteousness and of those who seek to follow God. He is a spirit son of God who was once an angel “in authority in the presence of God”. "And this we saw also, and bear record, that an angel of ...


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When tend to think of God as merely a very powerful human who nevertheless operates within the rules of the universe we understand. He doesn't. God is outside the universe. He created it, every feature of it. He created time, he created causality and thus set the laws of logic. To ask, what was god doing when he created time is to ask, "What time was it ...


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Most of the ancient creation myths have a record of primordial waters. This is seen in the Enûma Eliš (Apsû) and in several Egyptian creation myths. In the Egyptian myths, this water is deified as Nu. Of course Genesis shares this same idea and imagery as you have already picked up on. This may tend to indicate that the water did not come from anything, but ...


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I can only offer in form of an interpretation: Genesis 1:1—2:3 is a picture of God's purpose [which is to express Himself through man and to exercise His dominion with man (Gen 1:26)], and 2:4-25 is a portrait of the way to fulfill God's purpose. This is why we have the second record of creation in Genesis 2. Genesis 1 reveals God's purpose in creating ...


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Yes, there are 2 creation accounts. According to commentator and foremost authority on Genesis Gordon J. Wenham in Story as Torah, this is because Genesis 1 is a response to the Enûma Eliš while Genesis 2 is a response to the Egyptian creation accounts. Wenham believes that the first account was added after the second account. Furthermore, it became common ...


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According to the YEC perspective, races were created (or at least furthered; see AffableGeek's excellent answer) at the Tower of Babel. In Genesis 11:6 it states "The Lord said, 'Behold, they are one people, and they all have the same language...'" Then in verse 7 and 8, it states "'Come, let Us go down and there confuse their language, so that they will not ...


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In the words of Nat King Cole, "the greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return." According to John 1 John 4:8 and 16, God is love. As an expression of his love, God created. You see, the funny thing about love is it is difficult to be love without having someone to love. But love is a fickle thing. It requires we take risk and ...


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One way is through the Framework view of Genesis. This is in contrast to the Gap and Day-Age theories of Genesis. This view puts forth a literal reading of Genesis, while maintaining that the account of Genesis is not what actually occurred. This view is more concerned with Genesis from a theological and spiritual viewpoint than a journalistic one. The ...


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In Chapter 2 of A.W. Tozer's "Knowledge of the Holy" he puts it this way: "When the Scripture states that man was made in the image of God, we dare not add to that statement an idea from our own head and make it mean "in the exact image." To do so is to make man a replica of God, and that is to lose the unicity of God and end with no God at all. It is to ...


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The possibility of a plurality of words was a hotly debated question during the Middle Ages. The bishop, philosopher, theologian, economist, and physicist Nicole Oresme (1320-1382) wrote what is considered the best exposition of the possibility of a plurality of worlds, translated in: Grant, Edward, ed. A Source Book in Medieval Science. Harvard ...


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God did mention multiple or plural worlds as created through Jesus Christ. "has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds;" Hebrews 1:2 NKJV



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