Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Genesis 1:3 Let there be Light?
And G-d said, Let there be light: and there was light.
Awmar Elohim, "hawyaw ore", hawyaw ore .
More specifically, Elohim called out, "Illumination.....come into this existence", and light came.
This verse, like so many others are read over lightly, ignoring some really interesting things about G-d. Things that allow us to gain a more intimate relationship with G-d.
Notice the word "Awmar" which is translated as said. Awmar is word used to call out to someone or something that has an ability to respond. It's like a master calling out to his pet dog and it responds instantly, not so much out of obedience but out of a desire to be next to the one whom he loves more than anything or anyone. This word tells us that illumination or light is something that G-d is very familiar with and calls by name.
We are taught that everything in the creation story are new things created by G-d. Even though there are new things created, there are obviously some are old friends, such as "light".
What a fantastic relationship.... and this is the same kind of relationship you and I have with the creator. He has known you for a long time.
Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee.
The biggest problem is we can't hear his voice and respond through our sin influenced ears. However, as we grow closer to him, our ears begin to hear his voice.
One parting comment for this blog: Everyone thinks that this light is our sun. How can this be since the sun wasn't made until the fourth day?
Posted by No Doubt at 4:42 PM