Reflection Paper

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We have learned a lot as a class so far this school year. For me, the reflection assignments have been helping me to stay on top of reading His Word. Lately, we have been talking about covenants whether it's the Noahic Covenant, Sinai Covenant, or even the covenant that God will keep His promise in Genesis 15. The NLT Study Bible and Thirty Questions have helped expand my knowledge on the topics of this reflective essay. Creation, humanity and sin, who is God, and God’s covenant are the four main themes I will go into detail about. The first theme is creation. It is important to realize there are 7 days of creation. Each day has a distinctive meaning and purpose. For example, day 1 God created light to separate the light from darkness (Genesis 1:1-5). In my opinion, the dark represents sin, and we experience darkness when we aren’t following Jesus. In class, my group discussed this very creation day topic. We came to a realization that this world was once dark, but when God came, He was the light we so desperately needed. In Thirty Questions, by Timothy C. Tennent, it says that “there is nothing in the entire universe, including space and time, which does not have its origin in God’s being and creative acts.” That is so powerful and marvelous to wrap my head around.
The next theme is humanity and sin. Genesis 1:27 says “So God created human beings in his own image. In the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” This ties into the last theme of

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