Jun 26

The Dateless Past / God in The Eternal Past

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GENESIS 1: 1
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

The dateless past [Pr. 8:22-23 [show/hide]ERROR: You have exceeded your quota of 5000 requests per day. Please contact the developer of this application if you have questions. (If you're the developer and have questions about this error message, please contact Crossway.)
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; Jn. 1:1 [show/hide]ERROR: You have exceeded your quota of 5000 requests per day. Please contact the developer of this application if you have questions. (If you're the developer and have questions about this error message, please contact Crossway.)
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; Acts 15:18 [show/hide]ERROR: You have exceeded your quota of 5000 requests per day. Please contact the developer of this application if you have questions. (If you're the developer and have questions about this error message, please contact Crossway.)
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; Eph.3:9; Col. 1:18 [show/hide]ERROR: You have exceeded your quota of 5000 requests per day. Please contact the developer of this application if you have questions. (If you're the developer and have questions about this error message, please contact Crossway.)
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; Heb.1:10; 11:3; 1 Jn. 1:1 [show/hide]ERROR: You have exceeded your quota of 5000 requests per day. Please contact the developer of this application if you have questions. (If you're the developer and have questions about this error message, please contact Crossway.)
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; Rev.1:6; 3:14].

Verse 1 is the introduction to the whole Bible and all history, for it marks the boundary between TIME and ETERNITY.

It is not a summarized statement of what is to follow, for it mentions heaven first, while the following verses mention the earth first.

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makes it clear that the heavens were created first else the STARS could not have rejoiced when the earth was created.

This proves that v 1 refers to prior acts of God and the verses which follow refer to the earth under a flood and judgment, and then restored to a second habitable state, as before the curse of v 2.
- Dake A.R. Bible: page 51

GOD IN THE ETERNAL PAST

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: 2; 93:2; Pr. 8:22-31 [show/hide]ERROR: You have exceeded your quota of 5000 requests per day. Please contact the developer of this application if you have questions. (If you're the developer and have questions about this error message, please contact Crossway.)
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; Rev.1:4-8; 4:8; 22:5, 13].

What He did in all the dateless past, besides create the spiritual, moral and material universes, is not revealed [Dt. 29:29].
- Dake A.R. Bible: Page 53.

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