The Story Of Creation And It’s Surprising True Meaning

The Creation Account In Genesis 1 & 2

Genesis Story Of Creation

  • Day 1 — God created light and separated the light from the darkness, calling light “day” and darkness “night.”
  • Day 2 — God created an expanse to separate the waters and called it “sky.”
  • Day 3 — God created the dry ground and gathered the waters, calling the dry ground “land,” and the gathered waters “seas.” On day three, God also created plants and trees.
  • Day 4 — God created the sun, moon, and the stars to give light to the earth and to govern and separate the day and the night. These would also serve as signs to mark seasons, days, and years.
  • Day 5 — God created every living creature of the seas and every winged bird, blessing them to multiply and fill the waters and the sky with life.
  • Day 6 — God created the animals. And finally, God created man and woman in his own image. He blessed them and gave them every creature and the whole earth to rule over, care for, and cultivate.
  • Day 7 — God had finished his work of creation and so he rested on the seventh day, blessing it and making it holy.

What The Creation Account Is Not…

When The Creation Account In Genesis 1 & 2 Was Written

The Meaning Of The Story Of Creation

The Story Of Creation Is A Reminder Of Our Identity

The Story Of Creation Reflects God’s Goodness

The Story Of Creation Is A Pattern To Live By

The Story Of Creation Is A Reminder Of Our Role

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