Sulam Ya'aqov Messianic Fellowship (The Fellowship Of Jacob's Ladder) LARGE TITLE
Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Reformation Teaching and Belief in Creation.

MARTIN LUTHER –

‘WE ASSERT THAT MOSES SPOKE IN THE LITERAL SENSE, NOT ALLEGORICALLY OR FIGURATIVELY. ie. THAT THE WORLD, WITH ALL ITS CREATURES, WAS CREATED WITHIN SIX DAYS, AS THE WORDS READ.’

SOURCE: Luther’s Works. Vol 1. Lectures on Genesis chapters 1-5.
Ed. Jaroslav Pelikan (Saint Louis: Concordia, 1958 – page 5).

JOHN CALVIN & FRANCIS TURRETIN –

‘BOTH CLEARLY ARTICULATED A LITERAL UNDERSTANDING OF THE DAYS OF THE CREATION WEEK.’

SOURCE: John Calvin. Commentaries on the First Book of Moses called Genesis. Trans. John King 2 Vols (Reprint Ed., Grand Rapids. Eerdmans, ND) 1:78; and Francis Turretin. Institutes of Elenctic Theology.
Trans. Francis Musgrave Giger. Ed. James T. Denison Jr. 3 Vols.
(Phillipsburg NJ: Presbyterian & Reformed 1992) 1:444-45.

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