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Consider the sequence of this sovereign chain of actions in Genesis 1: God said; God made; God named; God saw; and God blessed. God said:

“Let there be light.”

“Let there be sky.”

“Let there be lights in the sky.”

“Let there be plants.”

“Let there be fish in the sea and birds in the air.”

“Let there be animals.” And, finally,

“Let there be humans.”

And it happened. Then God made. He made the air and placed water both above and below it. He made the sun for day, the moon for night, and the stars to twinkle before children’s wondering eyes. He made every bird and its distinct song, all animals large and small, and commanded each to produce more just like itself. God made. Then He named. Have you ever noticed how often we look to see where our clothing, cars, furniture, and other consumer goods are made? That’s because we place great value on where and how these products are manufactured. Some garments proudly display, “Made in China” or “Made in America.” Certain automobiles “made in Japan” or “made in Germany” evidence good craftsmanship. Furniture labels declaring “Made in Amish Country” imply quality

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Called to Worship  

An exploration of worship in the Scriptures, Dr. Whaley's new book is a resourceful tool for ministry professionals, as well as seminary stu...

Called to Worship  

An exploration of worship in the Scriptures, Dr. Whaley's new book is a resourceful tool for ministry professionals, as well as seminary stu...

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