A Message by Pastor David Kauffman on Sunday, February 13, 2022, at King’s Grace Fellowship
- Genesis 1:1-5
- “Without form” is the Hebrew word tohu, and “void” is the Hebrew word bohu, giving us a picture of an earth that was a desolate wasteland; an empty ruin. “Darkness was over the land and the face of the deep” …. “darkness” is the Hebrew word chosek, defined as misery, destruction, death, sorrow, wickedness; and “deep” is the Hebrew word t’hom, meaning an abyss (as a surging mass of water”). “And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters”. Here, the word “hovering” indicates movement, as in a shaking, or a tempest [violent storm]. So, we have a picture of an earth that is existing in chaos and turmoil. The environment is one of destruction, death, and wickedness, which results in misery and sorrow. And the culmination of all this disorder is that the Spirit of God begins to shake one of the foundations of the earth: the waters.
- Psalm 139:1-16
- Psalm 119:124-130