Read Genesis 1. We men are good at sizing each other up. Wherever we are, the gun shop, club, gym, or boardroom, it doesn’t take us long to categorize the men around us. The tough guy, the pushover, the backslapper, the boss, the brain, they are all familiar. Why do we do it? We want to know where we fit in the pecking order.
Genesis 1 helps us do the same with God. Look at verse 1. It says, “In the beginning,
God created…” That’s a big deal! It means that God was around before there
was even a place to be around in. God made it all, everything we see. But there’s
Read back through Genesis 1, looking for the words “God said…” They appear a
lot, don’t they? And notice what happens every time God says something. It
happens! God wants day and night; God gets day and night. God wants sky; God
gets sky. God wants fish; God gets fish. On and on and on it goes.
Who is this Guy? He is the Beginning and the End. He is the First and the Last.
He is the Creator of the Universe. He is God, which means that He is the Boss,
the Ultimate Boss.
For the next few days, we are going to take a look at this Boss. What does He
want with us? What is He like? What do we have to do to keep Him happy? Consider
these questions until tomorrow: If you could design the ultimate boss for
yourself, what kind of boss would you create? What would he be like?