Posts made in May, 2012

Lights in the Firmament

Posted by on May 27, 2012

Lights in the Firmament

“Lights in the Firmament” MP3 Version: “Lights in the Firmament” Scripture Text: Genesis 1:14-25 By Pastor Mike Withem First Baptist Church Ranson, West Virginia Introduction: A. Two weeks ago, as we continued our study in Gen. 1, we focused our attention on the first THREE days of creation. 1. Let’s review those three days for just a moment. 2. First of all, on day ONE God created “light.” 3. Gen. 1:3 says, “And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.” 4. On day TWO God created the “firmament,” or the atmosphere. 5. Gen. 1:7 says, “And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which...

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Let There Be

Posted by on May 13, 2012

Let There Be

“Let There Be” MP3 Version: “Let There Be” Scripture Text: Genesis 1:3-13 By Pastor Mike Withem First Baptist Church Ranson, West Virginia Introduction: A. Last Sunday morning, as we continued our study of the book of Genesis, we looked at the six days of creation in a somewhat general sense. 1. First of all, we considered the fact that the six days of creation were LITERAL 24-hour days (not ages). 2. We also considered the fact that because they were literal days, the earth is actually very YOUNG, as opposed to very old. (Rather than being millions, if not billions of years old, the earth is actually only a few thousand years old.) 3. Then, last of all, we...

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