Creation and the
Story of Creation
whom were the heavens and the earth created?
the beginning God created the heavens and
the earth. Genesis 1:1.
Here is the Bibles challenge to
every form of error, from the Biblical infidel
who says there is no God to the polytheist who
says there are many gods. The bible is the Book
what means did God bring the heavens and earth
the word pf the Lord were the heavens made,
their starry host by the breath of his mouth. He
gathers the water of the sea into jars; he puts
the deep into storehouses. Let all the earth fear
the Lord; let all the people of the world revere
him. For he spoke, and it came to be; he
commanded, and it stood firm. Psalm 33:6-9.
whom did God create all things?
by him all things were created: things in
heaven and on earth, visible and invisible,
whether thrones or powers or rulers or
authorities; all things were created by him
and for him. Colossians 1:16. All
things were made by him [literally, through
him]; and without him was not any thing
made that was made. John 1:3. (See also
was Gods object in making the earth?
this is what the Lord says he who created
the heavens, he is God; he has fashioned and made
the earth, he founded it; he did not create it to
be empty, but formed it to be inhabited
he says, I am the Lord, and there is no
other. Isaiah 45:18.
did God provide inhabitants for the world He had
Lord God formed the man from the dust of the
ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath
of life, and man became a living being.
So the Lord God caused the man to fall into
a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took
one of the ribs and closed up the place with
flesh. Then the Lord God made a woman from the
rib he had taken out of the man, and brought her
to the man. Genesis 2:7, 21, 22.
what image was man created?
God created man in his own image, in the
image of God he created him; male and female he
created them. Genesis 1:27.
glorious position did God assign man?
is man that you are mindful of him, the son of
man that you care for him? You made him a little
lower than the heavenly beings and crowned him
with glory and honor. You made him ruler
over the works of your hands; you put
everything under his feet.
home did God make for man in the beginning?
the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in
Eden; and there he put the man he had formed.
The Lord took the man and put him in the
Garden of Eden to work it and take care of
it. Genesis 2:8, 15.
did God provide for the perpetuation of life?
the Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of
the ground trees that were pleasing to the
eye and good for food. In the middle of the
garden were the tree of life and
the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
simple plan did God devise to test mans
loyalty and obedience?
the Lord commanded the man, You are to eat
from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat
from the tree of the knowledge of good and
evil, for when you eat of it you will
surely die. Verses 16,17.
what power are all things upheld?
Son is the radiance of Gods glory and the
exact representation of his being, sustaining all
things by his powerful word. Hebrews
do the heavens declare?
heavens declare the glory of God; the
skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after
day they pour forth speech; night after night
they display knowledge. Psalm 19: 1,2.
may be perceived through the things that are
since the creation of the world Gods
invisible qualities his eternal power
and divine nature have been clearly seen,
being understood from what God has made,
so that men are without excuse. Romans
workmanship is the Christian?
we are Gods workmanship, created in
Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared
in advance for us to do. Ephesians 2:10.
view of the curse upon the earthy creation, what
has God promised?
I will create new heavens and a new earth.
The former things will not be remembered, nor
will they come to mind. Isaiah 65:17. (See
Instinct of Worship and Brotherhood
contrast is drawn in the Scriptures between the
Creator and false gods?
them this: These gods, who did not make
the heavens and the earth, will perish from
the earth and from under the heavens.
whom is our worship justly due?
let us bow down and worship, let us kneel before the
Lord our Maker.
is the true basis of the brotherhood of man?
we not all one Father? Did not one God create us?
Why do we profane the covenant of our fathers by
breaking faith with one another? Malachi
One great man said,
The undevout astronomer is mad. He
looks into the star-decked sky and sees not God,
is blind in his soul and abnormal in his mind.
General Mitchell the astronomer said, If
there is anything which can lead the mind upward
to the omnipotent Ruler of the Universe, and give
to it approximate knowledge of His
incomprehensible attributes, it is to be found in
the grandeur and beauty of His works.