Originally posted by divegeester
Visible light as we know it is a small part of the electro-magnetic spectrum and unless it is "seen" it has no special significance that I can percieve. Therefore, it is the "seeing" that is what makes the light good. God saw the light, it says. Therefore God either actually physically "saw" the light, or it is a metaphor for perception, or for something ...[text shortened]... riends want to comment on my comment...
**my "tree of life" thread from last year for example
The detail of "seeing" is a triviality to my point. How god detected the light
is of no consequence. My query is that the simple passage strongly implies
that god was experiencing the light for the first time and thus was able to
make a value judgement on it.
I see that as contrary to omniscience.
Just wondering - is the omniscient, omnipotent god construct a modern add-on?
Some of the OT makes god look more like one of the Olympians ... more human.