In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. (Genesis 1:1) KJV
God intends to bring about a permanent physical separation of light from darkness. Light weight and light bearing are synonyms, like dark and heavy are. In general heavier, denser materials are darker.
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Therefore “Come out from among them And be separate, says the Lord. Do not touch what is unclean, And I will receive you.”(2 Corinthians 6:17) NKJV
Separation is a scriptural doctrine which is generally thought of in terms of Christians holding themselves apart from the rest of the world and avoiding worldly distraction which can lead us into sin. There’s more to it than that.
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The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?(Jeremiah 17:9) KJV
One aspect of the soul is the heart which is, among other things, our drive and motivation. Another aspect of the soul is the mind which is our ability to reason. Physically the heart is a pump that drives blood, the mind is a brain.
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and said God Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters – let it divide a space between the waters from the waters. (Genesis 1:6) Interlinear
The Hebrew words bayin – בֵּין and bin – בִּין are very nearly the same word. They’re part of the meaning of a root which means: to understand nuance, to separate between.
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And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.(Genesis 1:6) KJV
And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness. (Genesis 1:4) KJV
Dividing the water above the firmament from the water below below it required physical space. Likewise, dividing the light from the darkness isn’t the alternation of day and night, it’s also the their separation by a physical space.
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And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness.(Genesis 1:4) ESV
We (that’s me and the Holy spirit) have come to understand that the Earth is part of an ongoing process of permanent, physical separation of light from darkness. The process isn’t complete. Yet.
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