THE SCHOOL & FAMILY CATECHIST.
Q.9. What is the work of Creation?
- The work of Creation is, God’s making all things of nothing, by the word of his power, in the space of six days, and all very good.
The word of his power.—God’s powerful word, by which he spake every thing into being.
In the space of six days.—During the time, or within the compass of six days.
Here we have six points of information:
- That God is the Creator of all things.—Gen. i. 1. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
- That he made all things of nothing.—Heb. xi. 3. Things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.
- That God made all things by his powerful word.—Heb. xi. 3. Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God.
- That he made all things in six days.—Gen. i. 31. God saw every thing that he made,—and the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
- That all things, when made by God, were very good.—Gen. i. 31. God saw every thing that he made; and, behold, it was very good.