No Plants On The Third Day

The relevant verses are:

-- Click To Expand/Collapse Bible Verses -- Gen ch1:v11-13
Gen 1:11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
Gen 1:12 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Gen 1:13 And the evening and the morning were the third day. (KJV)

However, no EM forces for plants is a death sentence for all vegetation, so why make the plant matter without EM or gravity? The verses above must wholly tie-in with the previous verses from the same day of creation!

-- Click To Expand/Collapse Bible Verses -- Gen ch1:v9-10
Gen 1:9 And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.
Gen 1:10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good. (KJV)

Now, to cut a long story short, I present a picture which I hope is now self-explanatory!

The gathering together of the "seas" or the apparent "big bang" has an effect on the whole of the created and observable universe. Light cones are "thinner" in the past than in the future and they resemble in the text a "sheaf of wheat". Matter permits both gravitation upon which this effect is superposed, as well as all probabilistic branching, as of those of events and from causality!

Earth (matter) then permits (brings forth - as a "sprout") - as also its own gravitation - those causal events (sprouts, as "yielding" (to sow seed, an "event") i.e. at "sowing time", at an event) or if you like, as those "sheaves of wheat" (light cones) as well as all further probabilty as to whatever will happen (the branching of events) as "trees" with fruit that bring forth themselves after their kind. In that manner, fruit (effect) results from seed (cause).

Then God's account of the third day is solely concerned with the creation of matter! (And that events can occur upon that matter.) The forces of gravity and electromagnetism come next!

As concerning plants themselves, these are only referred to further in the account of the sixth day in verse 30, distinguished by "green" as:

-- Click To Expand/Collapse Bible Verses -- Gen ch1:v29-31
Gen 1:29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
Gen 1:30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.
Gen 1:31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day. (KJV)

Whereas verse 29 refers to the same gift of cause and effect given to all life. The life given by the Lord is in truth, the freedom to do anything but break His commandments, and it is this freedom and choice which shall sustain life, as without it (God's blessing) life ages and in mortality ends. This has its analogue for Adam in the verse:

Gen 2:7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. (KJV)

This freedom is given to accomplish God's intent in verse 28, for:

Gen 1:28 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. (KJV)

And so every "sprouting" sprout (herb bearing seed) is distinguished from the otherwise green grass (animal fodder) in that the former indicates that every change of state in matter appears as an event in space-time, and that fodder is as food to all, but causality is for mankind to exercise their free will to fill and replenish the Earth by exercising dominion over it.

The creation of plants is not where most would expect it to be placed,.. but now I read that the creation account is consistent for it!

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