1/19/2021 Why Did God Say, ‘Let there be light,’ During Creation?

By Got Questions On the first day of creation, God said, “Let there be light” (Genesis 1:3), and light appeared as a thing separate from darkness. The phrase let there be light could be confusing to some modern English speakers who are used to using the word let in the context of permission, as in “Let me out of thisContinue reading “1/19/2021 Why Did God Say, ‘Let there be light,’ During Creation?”

1/18/2021 Why Did God Rest On The Seventh Day Of Creation (Genesis 2:2)?

By Got Questions In Genesis 2:2 we read, “And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done.” If God is omnipotent—if He has all power—it doesn’t make much sense that He would need to “rest.” After we’ve had aContinue reading “1/18/2021 Why Did God Rest On The Seventh Day Of Creation (Genesis 2:2)?”

1/17/2021 Why Did God Put The Tree Of Knowledge Of Good And Evil In The Garden Of Eden?

By Got Questions God put the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden to give Adam and Eve a choice to obey Him or disobey Him. Adam and Eve were free to do anything they wanted, except eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. Genesis 2:16-17, “And theContinue reading “1/17/2021 Why Did God Put The Tree Of Knowledge Of Good And Evil In The Garden Of Eden?”

1/16/2021 Why Did God Have The Cherubim Guard Just The East Side Of Eden (Genesis 3:24)?

By Got Questions Genesis 3:24 says, “He drove out the man, and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim and a flaming sword that turned every way to guard the way to the tree of life.” According to this verse, only one side of Eden was guarded—the east side. Was itContinue reading “1/16/2021 Why Did God Have The Cherubim Guard Just The East Side Of Eden (Genesis 3:24)?”

1/15/2021 Why Did God Create Such A Vast Universe And Other Planets If There Is Only Life On Earth?

By Got Questions The question of whether God created life on other planets is certainly fascinating. Psalm 19:1 says that “the heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament shows His handiwork.” Everything that God has made, be it you and me, or wildlife, or angels, or stars and planets, has been created for His glory.Continue reading “1/15/2021 Why Did God Create Such A Vast Universe And Other Planets If There Is Only Life On Earth?”