Over the past few days, I’ve been thinking about, researching and meditating upon this question. For all of my adult Christian life, I guess I never thought about time other than that God was the creator of time and was not constricted or controlled by time.
Someone forwarded the following video to me on Facebook
The contents of this video lead me back to to Genesis. As I read and meditated on Chapter one I realized again, how awesome, how powerful, and how creative God was and is.
I googled the question and found this article to be most relevant to my question. Link here.
Like many of my posts, this is a work in progress
My own conclusion, thus far, is that God dwells outside of time as we understand time. God, The Father sent Jesus into what had been created and when Jesus left, The Holy Spirit came into that which had been created. Jesus was in time , as we understand time for 33 years and now The Holy Spirit is in time.
Did God come into time when he spoke with Moses? Exodus 33:11 The LORD would speak to Moses face to face, as one speaks to a friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his young aide Joshua son of Nun did not leave the tent. But then we read, God says to Moses, in the same chapter, in verse 18, “And he said, Thou canst not see my face: for there shall no man see me, and live.”
There are scripture passages that I do not fully understand, so with this passage I have to ask the Lord for wisdom. I have proven , over the years, that He will use whomever or whatever to give understanding.
The following interpretation is from Got Questions.Click here for further info
In verse 11 the idiom face to face can be simply understood to mean “intimately.” Moses spoke with God familiarly, as a man speaks to a friend. In verses 20 and 23, face and back are in reference to God’s “glory” and “goodness” (verses 18–19). Since God is spirit, and since glory and goodness are both intangibles, we can takeface and back to signify varying “degrees” of glory. God’s hand (verse 22) is an obvious reference to God’s “protection.” For further reading
I believe in creation as taught in scripture. I believe in The Trinity.
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My Times Are In Your Hand… David Wyper