Genesis is a Story of RE Creation
God Created the Heavens and the Earth
In the first chapter of the Bible is the story of Creation. It says that God created the heavens and the earth. Apparently, He created the land and separated it from the water.
According to the Bible, God even created light, space, and time. It says He also created all the plants and animals on the earth.
As the story goes, God is also who created the Sun, Moon, and other planets in our Solar System. It looks like God just created everything.
God also must have created all of the solar systems, stars, planets, constellations, and even the space in between them. If we are to believe what the Bible says, then what is called God, is the absolute Creator of everything we know. Whatever God is, or is not, He created the entire Universe and everything that makes up what we call reality.
We also see in Genesis the creation of the Human being. God seemingly created all this from scratch, out of nothing at all. God spoke and it just was.
In this first chapter of the Bible it would appear to be the first Creation, but is that what the Bible is really saying?
A Different Possibility
Is it possible that the story in Genesis is not about the first Creation?
Maybe what the Bible is actually saying is different from what many hold to be true. Upon close examination, a different interpretation has arisen.
The Earth Became a Waste and a Desolation
And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
Our modern translation reads,"And the earth was without form, and void," but In Hebrew this would read, "And the earth had became a waste and a desolation." The Bible contains many translation errors. This is one of them. Some of the errors were accidental, but others were intentional. Intentional errors were made deliberately to deceive readers and to alter the very meaning of the text itself. The Bible we have is a ghost of the original texts and manuscripts that were used in its creation.
If the earth became a waste and a desolation, then it must have not always been a waste and desolation.
This could mean that the earth had gone from one state to another state. Maybe the earth had previously been a beautiful place, then some terrible event happened turning it into a wasteland of some sort.
Adam and Eve
RE plenish the Earth
And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
God is talking to Adam and Eve here. Why would He be saying to them, the first people, to RE plenish the earth? It is because they were not the first people.
This is telling us that this is not the first time Humans have been on earth. The Bible is not telling a complete history of anything, let alone a complete history of life on earth. Instead, it is depicting one particular time period, the period of time we are in now. The time we are in now is the time between the times when earth becomes a waste and a desolation.
It just does not make any sense at all for God to be telling the first people who ever existed to multiply and RE plenish earth. It means that there were people before Adam and Eve. If the Bible is actually saying that Adam and Eve were not the first people on earth, and it is, then things look a bit different.
And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.
This, of course, is after the Great Flood. It is interesting to note that nearly all ancient cultures have stories and writings about this flood.
Upon examination, these accounts typically put the flood happening at about the same time. Even modern science has shown that, indeed, there was a major catastrophe that involved massive flooding all around the planet. All of this information points to this happening about 10 to 13 thousand years ago.
The story of Noah's flood seems to have actually happened, as unlikely as that may sound. It seems that the Bible account is pretty well consistent with other writings found all over the world.
Even though the Bible was written much later than many of these other accounts, the story appears to be depicting the same event. There are different perspectives and different locations, but these stories are all the same. They tell of an actual event that really did take place a very long time ago.
As it appears in the Bible, God uses the same exact language to speak to Noah after the flood as He apparently did when speaking with Adam and Eve after the earth had became a waste and a desolation. So, here we have the story of God, creating a disaster on the earth and destroying nearly all life. Not very nice really.
Then, after the earth had became a waste and a desolation, again, God then uses the same exact words. He tells them to "RE plenish" the earth.
Genesis is clearly not saying that Adam and Eve were the first people.
However, it is saying that earth goes through cycles of destruction and renewal.
This is telling us that the earth had undergone some serious event that had nearly killed off all life on the planet. Then, according the the story, God instructs those who survived to reproduce, procreate, repopulate, and most importantly, RE plenish the Earth.
It is not saying that God created Adam and Eve as the very first people on the planet.
The Bible does not say Adam was the first man or that Eve was the first woman.
The Bible does say that Adam and Eve were the survivors of something terrible and that they are the first people this time, after the disaster. According to what the Bible actually says, it was up to Adam and Eve to repopulate an earth that had been turned into a waste and a desolation as the result of some terrible catastrophe. This is what the Bible is actually trying to tell us. It might be in our best interest to carefully consider what it says.
Later in the Old Testament is the book of Jeremiah. This gives more insight into what is actually going on in Genesis.
In the book of Jeremiah, there is the story of Jeremiah having a vision. The vision showed Jeremiah a time when earth had been beautiful, then it became a waste and a desolation.
This vision was demonstrating time spans and cycles that happen on earth. God was showing Jeremiah how the earth goes through cycles of death and rebirth. Creation, destruction, RE creation.
Sometimes on the earth it is beautiful and peaceful. These times can last for thousands of years, but eventually a terrible event happens that wipes out much of the life on earth. Earth then, again, becomes a waste and a desolation. Then, RE creation begins and earth begins its renewal process. The cycle is complete when earth has become beautiful and peaceful again. This is what always happens. You can look anywhere in nature and see this exact thing. Why would our planet be any different? It is not.
Good times lead to bad times that lead to good times, and around it goes. This is life on planet earth and we all know it very well.
We have many records from ancient times, all of them show these cycles.
Science has also shown that we go through cycles of destruction and renewal.
Comets, asteroids, volcanoes, earthquakes, ice ages, and all kinds of other disasters have always been part of history. We have a very good record of the earth going through these cycles of death and rebirth. This is what the Bible is talking about. Currently, we are in one of the very peaceful times, but have a look at the state of the world. What is obviously coming? Waste and desolation? Looks like it.
God RE Made Man into Their Image
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
Before the King James translation, in the original language, this would have read, "And Elohim said, Let us remake man in our image." It did not say that God created man. It says Elohim took existing man and RE made that man into the image of Elohim.
This is why we are not animals anymore.
All ancient people wrote that it was God(s) or extraterrestrials who told them about science, religion, philosophy, mathematics, music, poetry, and all other forms of higher thinking.
Humans were primitive before the Gods showed up. Then, suddenly we were different. Not just our brains were different, but the Human body was different as well.
Our skin, bones, and muscles were suddenly less dense. People suddenly had weak frail bodies, but spirituality and intelligence rose exponentially. The transformation was quite shocking really. Every ancient culture that has ever existed on this planet recorded this exact thing happening at exactly the time when the Elohim (Gods) arrived.
We were then Humans like we are today. According to every ancient account, including the Bible, this is what happened. Right after, according to the Biblical version, God made man in His own image and likeness, man went from a primitive creature, to a modern thinking Human.
According to science, right around this same time period, primitive man did quite abruptly transform into modern Human. How and why did we suddenly change?
According to the ancient texts, including the Bible, this sudden change was a result of God(s) influencing and manipulating the Human race. We were not allowed to naturally evolve.
We do still have animalistic tendencies, like violence and aggression, but we are much more advanced than we were before.
We are very territorial and demonstrate many other animal like behaviors just as we did before the Elohim (Gods, extraterrestrials) showed up. Now, we are much more like the Gods. We are very much in their image, a "spitting image" even.
We are able to use our minds in a much different way than before. We can plan for the future and contemplate highly advanced concepts.
After the Elohim molded us into their image, we became balanced.
We are an amazing combination of primitive traits and advanced traits. It is almost as if an upgrade to our very DNA was performed.
It seems that we were taken from a place of only being able to react to the world, like an animal, to being able to take part in the creation of the world, like a God.
Maybe the creation of man in Genesis is not at all what it seems to be.
They Looked just like Us
In Genesis 18 there is a story about 3 strangers who showed up at Abraham's tent. It was customary at the time to show generous hospitality to any arriving visitors.
Abraham invited the men to stay for a meal. At first the men said they were in too much of a hurry to stay.
According to the story, Abraham insisted, so they decided to stay, but warned that it would have to be quick. Apparently, whatever they had to attend to was extremely important.
Abraham's wife, Sarah, quickly prepared the meal. After the meal, the men thanked Abraham and Sarah for their hospitality.
Two of the men headed off, in a hurry, toward Sodom and Gomorrah. It seems that they must have had something important to take care of there. The third man remained with Abraham.
According to the Bible, the two men who went on to Sodom and Gomorrah were Angels, but the man who remained was supposed to have been God himself.
These men were supposed to be God and Angels, but no one noticed them as such.
According to the people in Sodom and Gomorrah, the Angels were regular looking and even attractive. The man who stayed with Abraham, who was supposed to be God, apparently looked just like everyone else too.
None of these people could tell that these supposedly supernatural beings looked any different than what would be within the bounds of normal for a Human to look. They didn't look odd or strange. No one would have picked them out of a crowd because they did not look Human. No, God and Angels, according to the Bible, have to look just like you and me. If they did not look like normal people, don't you think someone would have noticed?
This would make perfect sense if God(s) did make man into their image and likeness. If God made us to look like Him, then we look like God. We would not be able to tell any difference between us and what our modern translation of the Bible calls God.
Elohims and Humans Look Identical
Later in the Bible are stories of what are called Sons of God. These Sons of God, according to the Bible, mingled with earth women and produced offspring.
We cannot tell the difference between Angels and man, or between God(s) and man. Therefore, we also cannot identify a hybrid of God(s), Angels, and Humans as being different from ourselves. If the Sons of God produced offspring with earth women, they would look just like us, no difference whatsoever.
This means that we cannot tell the difference between non-Human and Human beings. According to not only the Bible, but all ancient accounts, this is true.
What the original Hebrew Bible calls Elohim (God, gods, extraterrestrials), along with the Sons of God, could be among us now and we would never know. We really don't know anything at all about them. We only know that they look just like us and that they might still be here. How long they live might be an interesting thing to consider. Could these beings, or their offspring, be here with us today, and we don't have even the slightest idea?
If any of this has any legitimacy, the implications are staggering.