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1 In the beginning God created the Heauen, and the Earth.

2 And the earth was without forme, and voyd, and darkenesse was vpon the face of the deepe: and the Spirit of God mooued vpon the face of the waters.

3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God diuided the light from the darkenesse.

5 And God called the light, Day, and the darknesse he called Night: and the euening and the morning were the first day.

6 And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters: and let it diuide the waters from the waters.

7 And God made the firmament; and diuided the waters, which were vnder the firmament, from the waters, which were aboue the firmament: and it was so.

8 And God called the firmament, Heauen: and the euening and the morning were the second day.

9 And God said, Let the waters vnder the heauen be gathered together vnto one place, and let the dry land appeare: and it was so.

10 And God called the drie land, Earth, and the gathering together of the waters called hee, Seas: and God saw that it was good.

11 And God said, Let the Earth bring foorth grasse, the herbe yeelding seed, and the fruit tree, yeelding fruit after his kinde, whose seed is in it selfe, vpon the earth: and it was so.

12 And the earth brought foorth grasse, and herbe yeelding seed after his kinde, and the tree yeelding fruit, whose seed was in it selfe, after his kinde: and God saw that it was good.

13 And the euening and the morning were the third day.

14 And God said, Let there bee lights in the firmament of the heauen, to diuide the day from the night: and let them be for signes and for seasons, and for dayes and yeeres.

15 And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heauen, to giue light vpon the earth: and it was so.

16 And God made two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the starres also.

17 And God set them in the firmament of the heauen, to giue light vpon the earth:

18 And to rule ouer the day, and ouer the night, and to diuide the light from the darkenesse: and God saw that it was good.

19 And the euening and the morning were the fourth day.

20 And God said, Let the waters bring foorth aboundantly the mouing creature that hath life, and foule that may flie aboue the earth in the open firmament of heauen.

21 And God created great whales, and euery liuing creature that moueth, which the waters brought forth aboundantly after their kinde, and euery winged foule after his kinde: and God saw that it was good.

22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitfull, and multiply, and fill the waters in the Seas, and let foule multiply in the earth.

23 And the euening and the morning were the fift day.

24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the liuing creature after his kinde, cattell, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kinde: and it was so.

25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kinde, and cattell after their kinde, and euery thing that creepeth vpon the earth, after his kinde: and God saw that it was good.

26 And God said, Let vs make man in our Image, after our likenesse: and let them haue dominion ouer the fish of the sea, and ouer the foule of the aire, and ouer the cattell, and ouer all the earth, and ouer euery creeping thing that creepeth vpon the earth.

27 So God created man in his owne Image, in the Image of God created hee him; male and female created hee them.

28 And God blessed them, and God said vnto them, Be fruitfull, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it, and haue dominion ouer the fish of the sea, and ouer the foule of the aire, and ouer euery liuing thing that mooueth vpon the earth.

29 And God said, Behold, I haue giuen you euery herbe bearing seede, which is vpon the face of all the earth, and euery tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yeelding seed, to you it shall be for meat:

30 And to euery beast of the earth, and to euery foule of the aire, and to euery thing that creepeth vpon the earth, wherein there is life, I haue giuen euery greene herbe for meat: and it was so.

31 And God saw euery thing that hee had made: and behold, it was very good. And the euening and the morning were the sixth day.


 

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Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Genesis Chapter 1 comment on 11/18/2014, 9:22pm...

Hello Ibrahim Leadley I believe God being Omnipotent is powerful enough to have guided those men to have written what he wanted in the scriptures. 2 Timothy 3 16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness. Those men were guided by God to write what they wrote. The Old Testament was written by people whom the spirit of the Lord was upon. The New Testament was written by men who were filled with the Holy Ghost. They had respect for God.

 


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Genesis Chapter 1 comment on 11/18/2014, 11:57am...

Hello Ibrahim Leadley I believe God being Omnipotent is powerful enough to have guided those men to have written what he wanted in the scriptures. 2 Timothy 3 16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness. Those men were guided by God to write what they wrote. The Old Testament was written by people whom the spirit of the Lord was upon. The New Testament was written by men who were filled with the Holy Ghost. They had respect for God.

 


Ibrahim Leadley's Genesis Chapter 1 comment on 11/18/2014, 9:27am...

Surely the Bible is the work of human writers. Dating from the Bronze age to the time of Christ. Inspiration may have been divine, but the pen was assuredly guided by human hand.

 


Enoch Nyamedi's Genesis Chapter 1 comment about verse 1 on 11/17/2014, 1:37am...

Our God is a loving God who would not create us His precious children into the earth without form void and full of darkness. So it is obviously true that He had to put in place the necessities of human life before creating Adam and Eve to survive on the earth. So we can see that Satan 's real intention was and is to make life so void, formless, and full of darkness so that man definitely looses sight of his Creator. Thanks be to God that through Christ the incorruptible and indestructible Gift the gap caused by Satan has been bridged. We thank God for the continual supervision of His people by the indwelling of the HOLY SPIRIT.

 


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Genesis Chapter 1 comment on 11/15/2014, 6:04am...

Hello Paul Porter I would not change a thing in the Bible. Let me tell you why. A very long time age I studied where the Bible comes from and what I actually saw with my own eyes is that there is very little change from the original, to the Great Bible, to the King James Version in translation. What I mean by this is that the meaning of the scripture is still intact. The message has not been tampered with. These new versions, a lot of them distort the Bible, the meaning of the scripture, and the context. Now if someone wanted to change the wording then just change the words like thy to you perhaps something like that, but to change a lot of words to construct sentences in our language unless God gives inspiration to that person, will alter the meaning of the text. There is an old saying, if it ain t broke don t fix it . Why tamper with the word of God. See we have forgotten the scripture where it says the Holy Ghost will teach you all things and bring all things back to your remembrance whatsoever God has said to us, John 14 26. I rely on the Holy Ghost for teaching, revelation, and understanding.

 


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Genesis Chapter 1 comment on 11/14/2014, 8:11am...

Hello Tom T Each day in which something was created God ended with and the evening and the morning was the . He either had Moses write it was the first, second, third, etc. day. The Heaven and the Earth that is spoken of in verse one is the Heaven and the Earth you see now. Because in verses 9 and 10 he gathered the waters under the heaven and then he placed the Earth there also. Then in Chapter 2 verse 1 leads you to believe that there is more than just one heaven. Instead of saying heaven and earth the scripture states that there are heavens and the earth. Naturally we see the heaven which is above us. Then there is what some people call the heaven or universe or galaxy whatever further above the heaven. I know that according to scripture there are at least three heavens. 2 Corinthians 12 2 I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, whether in the body, I cannot tell or whether out of the body, I cannot tell God knoweth such an one caught up to the third heaven. Exactly how many heavens there are I do not know but I do believe that there is more than one Isaiah 42 5 states Thus saith God the Lord, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein Then there is a heaven in which we do not see that is where God, the angels and other beings and creatures reside, Revelation Chapter 4.

 


Paul Porter's Genesis Chapter 1 comment on 11/14/2014, 7:21am...

I have read the Bible several times and of course it was basically of it 's time and displays the level of knowledge posessed by the authors and editors. Genesis 1 is quite beautiful as a composition if you don 't take the words literally it means much more. Obviously it is written from a Judao Christian perspective so has to reinforce that kind of dogma. It 's a little outdated now perhaps someone shoul upgrade the current Bible into 21st century language so the faithful can understand just what they are being asked to believe, Peace to all.

 


Tom T's Genesis Chapter 1 comment on 11/12/2014, 10:18pm...

Genesis 1 1...Is taken from the old King James Other Bibles written after the old King James use the word Heavens In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. And they get that word from verses 6,7 8, where God calls the firmament heaven and that would be the first heaven where the birds fly. Verses 14 through 17 God creates the second heaven and places the sun, moon, and stars in it And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth. That would be the second heaven So here we go... In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. Verse 1 of Genesis is the whole of God 's creation In verse 2 and following is God 's explanation of His creation and what took place in the six days of creation. You will note in verse 1 that God created the heaven Singular and the earth. This heaven that God created I believe is the heaven where God and the angles reside the heaven we cannot see. The bible talks about there being three heavens one is where the birds fly the second heaven is where the sun, moon, and stars are. And the third heaven is everywhere, as though nothing else existed This is where God is. God is omnipresent. He is everywhere at once. God is the alpha and the omega The beginning and the end The I am that I am. Please respond to this

 


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