Our God is a Talker!

In the Genesis account of creation each of the six days leading up to the creation of man is begun with the voice of God declaring, "Then God said..."(Gen 1).  By the creative force of His voice, and that voice was Jesus (Col 1:16), God brought into existence the universe and all that is in it except for His crowning creation.  In His creation of man, Jesus took a more hands on approach.  In Genesis 2:7 it says,
"Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being."
God did not speak Adam into existence as He had the fish, foul, and beasts of the earth, He formed him from the dust with His hands and breathed life into His mouth.  Almost as if saying, "I spoke to the rest of creation but for man I speak in him and give him My voice so he may know even his very breath is a gift from God."

God deposited His Spirit within man and gave man a spirit that he may have fellowship and a relationship with God.  That is what separates man from animal--his God-given supernatural ability to communicate with a supernatural God.

God created man for fellowship because our God is a talker!  From Genesis to Revelation God is speaking again and again. In Genesis 1 out of nothing He speaks and brings into existence the universe.  He talks with Adam and Eve in the Garden.  He warns Cain of his murderous thoughts.  He speaks a promise to Abraham.  Confirms that promise with Isaac and Jacob.  He speaks to Moses out of the burning bush.  In the cave he whispers into the ear of Elijah. He calls Samuel by name as a young boy.  He fills the mouths of his prophets like Isaiah, Daniel, Ezekiel, Zechariah and Malachi with "Thus saith the LORD".  He speaks to the great fish that spewed Jonah onto dry land.  And then he sent his Son, Jesus to speak the very words of God, for he was Emanuel, God with us.  He speaks to Paul on the road to Damascus.  In the beginning of Revelation he speaks warnings to the seven churches in Asia and declares, "He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says."  And in the last book and last chapter of Revelation 22 he is still talking to man and says, "Yes, I am coming quickly." (22:20)  Our God is a talker!


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