Genesis 1:1 - 31
ESV - 1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.
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I would say that, as noted by the apostle John, God is light, and in Him is no darkness at all (1 John 1:5). God has thus by nature existed in that light from eternity past. However, God is also a Being in another dimension outside of our earthly (or our universe's) notions or continuum of space and time. As noted in Genesis 1:2, before God began His creative work in our dimension, that dimension was in darkness. In saying, "Let there be light," in Genesis 1:3, God was transferring the light that was already present in His dimension to ours. (The Bible records or mentions occasions of God appearing in the form of a cloud or even of dwelling in darkness, but (in my opinion) those coverings were used as a shielding of humans from His full glory, or as either indicative of the mystery surrounding Him that humans cannot fully comprehend, or a symbol of His wrath or judgment.)
Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee. Psalm 139:12
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