Concordia Journal

Short Title

Back to the Beginning

Document Type



Concordia Journal, Spring 2014, volume 40, article, creation, creatures, creatureliness, dominion, creatio ex nihilo, sabbath

Submission Type

Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep


So creation is more than a stage or scenery for God’s story. It is integral to the entire story. After all, the entire story is about God’s relationship to his creation, especially to those extraordinary creatures that he had formed from the ground to look after and cultivate his creation.


Christianity | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Genesis 1:1; Romans 4:17; Genesis 1:2; Psalm 147:8–9; Psalm 104:21; Psalm 104:27; Job 38:25–27; Psalm 147:8; Job 38:41; Psalm 65:11–13; Hosea 2:18–20; Genesis 1:26; Genesis 6:19; Genesis 1:26–28; Genesis 6:19–20; Genesis 6:7:14; Genesis 6:21; Genesis 1:26–28; Genesis 2:2; Exodus 31:17; Colossians 1:15–20;

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Submission Audience

Ministers; Scholars

People in this Resource (separated by commas)

James Nestingen, MartinLuther, Paul Raabe, Elizabeth Achtemeier, Robert Saler, Henry Beetle Hough,