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Literary Structure of the Days of Creation

This blog helps sharpen the recognition of particulars in the creation account texts, especially in regard to structure and time. Good exegesis provides a good framework for Christian understanding. The pattern of creation in Genesis 1 follows regularly as: an announcement (And God said), command (let there be), report (and it was so), evaluation (And God said that it was good), and temporal framework (And there was evening and morning, the ... day). 

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