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What is the first verb used in the bible? It is the granddaddy of all verbs-"create!" It is a verb with atomic impact.
Genesis 1:1 says, "In the beginning God created..." No subtleties in this verse-it leaves no room for argument-you may choose to argue about HOW God created the heaven and the earth, but it is impossible to argue about who the creator was.
If it is impossible to argue, why do so many people not get it?
In his book, The Jewish Theory of Everything, Max Anteby writes, "On April 12, 1961, a young Russian cosmonaut stepped in front of the cameras, as he was about to board his spacecraft, Vostok l, for what was going to be man's first voyage into outer space. Yuri Gagarin announced, 'Now I go to meet nature face to face in an unprecedented encounter.'
For the next several hours, Gagarin encountered nature in a way that no man had done before, far beyond the reaches of the clouds, to a place bordering on the infinite. He had an awesome responsibility to chronicle for mankind what existed outside the Earth's realm and man's control.
Upon his return to earth he remarked, 'Now I know that God does not exist, because I was there and I didn't see him.'
Less than one year later, John H. Glenn entered his spacecraft, Freedom 7, in America's attempt to beat the Russians in the race to space. He brought a Bible along with him. As he peered through the small window of his capsule, he looked out on the enormity of the universe and on the delicate fragility of our own Earth. He felt the presence of the 'Hand of Almighty God' as he recited from the first chapter of Genesis." (http://www.freshministry.org/illustrations.html)
Why was Glenn's reaction different than Gagarin's? When you know the Creator, you notice his signature throughout His creation. When you don't know Him, all you see is nature. In Romans 1:20 Paul wrote that nature clearly displays the attributes of God, "For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes,
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