Gen. 1:1 ¶ In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Gen. 1:2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.
Gen. 1:3 ¶ And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.
Intro- Context issues
- Written 1000s of years ago
- Written as poetry not science
- Written to give a true picture of creation
- Written to a people in covenant with God
- Written to a people in the wilderness
I. God is the subject of the Bible
- God Creates
- God Reveals
II. This Universe had a Beginning
III. God Brought order to Chaos