The Creation

God created heaven and earth.

What Happened

God created heaven and earth. He create light and dark, all of oceans and seas, the animals and finally man and woman.

Why it matters

We are created by God in His image for his purposes. He loves us and wants the best for us if we are willing to seek Him and follow His rules.

Bible Verse

 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 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.

And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. God called the light “day,” and the darkness he called “night.” And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day.

Genesis Chapter 1

Why it matters to you

You have been created by God, in His image, regardless of whether or not you know it, and He LOVES you.


In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.”

Genesis 1:1

The Book of Genesis (Hebrew meaning “in the beginning”) is the first book of the Bible and says that God created the universe in six days, then rested on the seventh day. It doesn’t say how he did it, other than he ‘spoke’ it into existence.

It doesn’t necessarily explain how long it took and this has been the subject of debate for countless centuries. From the very start, we are invited to take God at His word, by faith.

On Day 1, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was covered by water.

On Day 2, God separated the waters that covered the earth. Some of the waters formed the atmosphere, the sky, while other waters covered the globe.

On Day 3, God created dry land and and gathered the waters into one place, the oceans. Then he created vegetation, seed-bearing plants and trees.

On Day 4, God said ‘let there be lights in the vault of the sky,’ and he created the sun, to illuminate the earth by day. He also made the stars, to give light by night and to separate light from darkness.

On Day 5, God created the creatures of the sea and the birds of the air.

On Day 6, God created land animals, and directed them to reproduce according to their kind. God said “Let us create man in our own image, in our likeness.” On Day 7, God rested.

The Bible is not a science book.

The Bible is not a science book, but we can see from Genesis that all creatures reproduce according to their kind. Horses do not reproduce with Tigers. Within a kind, animals can reproduce, such as crossing a donkey with a horse and getting a mule. Charles Darwin offered an hypothesis in the mid n1800’s that creatures evolved. Darwin said that man descended from apes.

The Bible says that all creatures were created by God, individually, and that man held a very special place in that creation. Scientists argue both for and against evolution, but it is strongly believed by many that evolution is scientifically impossible. Could God have used evolution to create man? No. Because God created man in his own image, on purpose, by design, not by trial and error.

Genesis is the basis for the entire Bible.

The Book Genesis is the basis of the entire Bible, the very foundation from which all of human history is based. The Creation account is important because it shows that God did everything on purpose, for a very specific reason. This is important because we were created in His image, making us the prize of His creation.

As you continue in the Book of Genesis, you will discover that each story, each small piece of human experience, is essential to the rest of the Biblical account. Read carefully and you will see that Genesis will tell the story of God’s unfolding for mankind. It’s depth is endless and understanding the Creation will help makes sense of everything else that is to follow.

What you may not know

Jesus in referenced at creation as the Word and referenced throughout the Bible. Jesus was there at the beginning.

In the beginning was the Word…

The Bible


The Most Important Book

The Bible is an amazing book. It’s the most important book in human history. It defines existence. It is our story, regardless of race, gender or national origin. It’s God’s revelation of Himself to His creation.

No other book in human history has had the kind of scrutiny, has been debated more, or has been the cause of as much social upheaval.

The Bible represents ABSOLUTE TRUTH about how we were created, why we exist and how we should live. Although parts of it were written more than 3400 years ago, it is completely relevant for today.

The Bible represents COMPLETE LOVE, because God is willing to communicate to us through His word. He shows us how to live through His Law, and because of His mercy, He sends His only Son to us so that we can live forever with Him.

The Bible represents UNAVOIDABLE JUSTICE for all. He rights the wrongs that have been committed by the world, delivering the perfect penalty to those who deserve it.

The Bible represents an INFINITE RESOURCE that we can study our entire lives and still find new and exciting revelations in, every day.

Bible Verse

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  He was with God in the beginning.  Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.  In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.  The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.

John 1


The Bible is the manual for human life. It gives insight and clarity into human behavior by examining man’s psychological makeup, and like no other book ever written, explains why we are the way we are. It is the story of how we came into being, but more importantly, WHY we came into being.

The Bible is not a history book, yet its history is accurate and at times strikingly detailed. It is not a science book, yet its scientific information is solid. It is the story of the relationship between God and man, written over a 1400 year period by over 40 different authors.

The Good Book

By some, the Bible is considered “the good book,” while others consider it to be the inspired word of God. Some consider every word to be the literal truth, while others view it as truths contained in stories of people. Its wisdom is undeniable, and its commandments are the basis of all Western Law.

For some, the Bible may seem too difficult to understand and therefore not useful for practical, every day matters. Still others consider it vital to those mundane aspects of human life and rely on its guidance and directives to avoid calamity.

For some it’s all about religion, rules and regulations, and how to act. Some others view it as the gentle teachings of a loving parent. It was written in Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek, but translated into nearly every written language on the globe.

To set one important fact in place before you go any further, we not trying to prove the existence of God. For the followers of the Bible, namely Jews and Christians, it is a matter of faith more than fact, despite the overwhelming evidence it presents.

The Bible Chronicles Israel and the Life of Christ

The Hebrew texts of the Old Testament chronicle the amazing development of Israel, and the land that God promised to His people. For Christians, the story in the New Testament continues with the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, the Messiah, written about by the Prophets.

The books of the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, are one continuous story. Old Testament writings are considered by many Christians to be the very foundation of Christianity, essential to the faith and of equal importance to the New Testament writings. More specifically, Christians see the entire Bible as being the story of Jesus and God’s plan for mankind. It is God’s unfolding plan that can be seen beginning in the opening chapters of Genesis. As the history unfolds, so does insight into the nature and character of God, as he uses human events to shape the future of the world.

God Does Not Change

Human nature never changes. Science and technology certainly do, as does culture, but human nature is the constant. This is important to know because what was true of men and women 6000 years ago, is true today. The emotions are the same, the aspirations the same and the motivations are the same. It’s like the old saying, “the more things change the more they stay the same.”

The accounts of the Israelites in the desert can be easily applied to the motivations of people today, no matter what country they live in. That’s what makes the Bible amazing. It’s amazing because God was the inspiration and God does not change. He is the same—yesterday, today and tomorrow. The people he created are likewise the same and will be tomorrow.

We will try to give you reliable information and at times direct you to authoritative places to gain more knowledge and insight. We do not claim to be apologists (defenders of the faith), nor do we want you to consider our point of view as non-negotiable.

Read The Bible

We invite you to read the Bible for yourself and make up your own mind about what it means. God gave us free will and invited us to use reason to understand the relevance of His word. We just want to meet you where you are at and help your along your spiritual journey.

This site is a brief summary of an enormous topic, and will give you an introduction into the Bible. It is very likely to become the most important and enduring book of your life.