Friday, February 2, 2024

God’s Masterpiece: Creation - Bible Study of Genesis Chapter 1

Genesis 1 is an iconic chapter that recounts the majestic story of God’s creation, setting the stage for the entire Bible.

-This book begins at the beginning. 

-God is the creator of the universe. 

-He created man and then created woman. 

-This chapter took place everywhere. The entire universe and it describes all the earth.

Genesis 1 tells us that God created the world in 6 days.

Verses 1-2 describes the world beforehand.

Verses 3-5 Day 1 - on the first day God created light and called it “DAY” & the darkness “NIGHT.”

Verses 6-8 Day 2 - God created an expanse that separated the waters and called the expanse heaven.

Verses 9-13 Day 3 - God created dry land and called it earth and the waters he called seas. Who is naming everything? God Next he made the vegetation, plants and trees that grow on the earth.

Verses 14-19 Day 4 - God created sun, moon, planets and stars. He created day & night for us to know our days, seasons and years.

Verses 20-23 Day 5 - God created sea life and birds. He blessed them saying, “Be fruitful and multiply.”

Verses 24-31 Day 6 - God created the animals then created man and woman in his own image. He appointed them to be in charge (dominion) over all the animals. 

God is the author of creativity. Everything God made is beautiful and wonderful. When I am at the beach or in the mountains I sense Gods creative powers. Nature is captivating to our souls.