14 Then God said, “Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavens to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs and seasons and for days and years;
15 and let them be for lights in the firmament of the heavens to give light on the earth”; and it was so.
16 Then God made two great [d]lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He made the stars also.
17 God set them in the firmament of the heavens to give light on the earth,
18 and to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness. And God saw that it was good.
19 So the evening and the morning were the fourth day.
…… Bible Meaning…..
On this day, God permitted lights to appear in the firmament of heavens (meaning there are many lights and firmament or sky in heavenly bodies, not just in the earth alone), and these lights are for signs and seasons, days, and years.
So, these lights came into existence to give light to the earth and other heavenly bodies.
But later on this day, he made two unique lights for the earth, called the sun and moon, to divide the light and darkness.
What is the light in Genesis before the sun was created?
In Genesis, there was darkness, and God permitted lights to come forth. The bible made us understand that God is the father of all heavenly lights, James 1:17,
meaning there are many lights in this universe. So, these lights were spoken into existence, and it all came from God.
How could there be light on the first day of Creation if the sun was not created until the fourth day?
Today’s question is, how could there be light on the first day of creation if the sun was not created until the fourth day in this video?
I’ll answer that question from a biblical perspective.
Then afterwards, as always, I’ll share some helpful resource so stick around into the end.
Yeah, the question of how could there be late on the first day of creation, when the sun was not created until the fourth day is a common one?
Genesis 1: 3-5 declares and God said, Let there be light and there was light.
God saw that the light was good and he separated the light from the darkness. God called the light day and the darkness. He called night and there was evening and there was morning the first day.
Are few verses later, we are informed and God said, Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to separate the day from the night and let them serve as signed to mark seasons and days and years and let them be lights in the expanse of the sky to give light on the earth.
And it was so God made two great lights, the greater light to govern their day and the lesser light to govern the night He also made the stars God set them in the expanse of the sky to give light on the earth to govern the day and the night into separate light from darkness.
And God saw that it was good And there was evening and there was morning the fourth day.
Genesis 1: 14 -19. How can this be?
How could there be like mornings and evenings on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd days if the sun, moon and stars were not created until the fourth day?
This is only a problem if we fail to take into account and infinite and on impotent God, God does not need the sun, Moon and stars provide light.
God is light.
1 John 1: 5 declares This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you God is light in him.
There is no darkness at all.
God himself was the light for the first three days of creation, just as he will be in the New Heavens and the New Earth.
There will be no more night they will not need the light of a lamp or the light of the sun for the Lord.
God will give them light and they will reign forever and ever.
Revelation 22: 5 Until he created the Sun, Moon and Stars, God miraculously provided a light during the day and may have done so during the night as well.
Genesis 1: 14, Jesus said, I am the light of the world.
Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.
John 8: 12, Much more important than the light of day and night is the light who provides eternal life toe all who believe in him.
Those who do not believe in him will be doomed to outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. Matthew 8: 12