The second verse of Genesis tells us that “the earth was astonishingly empty, and darkness was on the face of the deep, and the spirit of God was hovering over the face of the water.” On this the Midrash comments, “‘The spirit of God’—this is the spirit of Moshiach.” In other words, God created light and dark—both physical light and dark as well as their metaphoric counterparts: Redemption and galut. And even before that time, He envisioned a time when the light will banish the dark. He envisioned the spirit of Moshiach.
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Bible reference(s): Gen 1:2, John 1:1-3, John 8:58, Colossians 1:16, Hebrews 1:2
Source: “Moshiach 101: The Basics,” chabad.org.
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