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1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon 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 divided the light from the darkness.

5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening 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 divide the waters from the waters.

7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.

8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.

9 And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.

11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.

12 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

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

14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:

15 And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon 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 stars also.

17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,

18 And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.

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

20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.

24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.

25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.

30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.

31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

Discussion for Genesis 1

  • Dreama
    The LORD is WONDERFUL!!! I look out every morning andsee the BEAUTIFUL things HE has created and I am so thankful for giving me life and another day to PRAISE HIM!!!
  • Patty Tozi
    Do not show off to others-
    Only God needs to know who we really are- for our heart shows who we are in Him...
    We become closer to Jesus as our hearts
    reach out to others first, before our selves...
    The will of God will never take you- where the Grace of God will not protect you.
    This shows me GOD is in complete control of me.
    Believe always in yourself!!
  • Patty Tozi
    This morning is another day God let us have. With the day not yet promised. Get up. Put both hands up toward the Heavens-or get down on your knees, and thank God. For God is my strength when l feel so tired l do not want to move. He comforts me when l am sad or tried of how the enemy treats me. He protects me as l go into bad territory. I ask for His help when l do uncertain things. My God!
  • Dolly Cole
    In Genesis 1:2 - I love how the awesome picture of the original state of the visible creation is relieved by the majestic announcement that the mighty Spirit of God hovers over creation. He was active in the creation, and His creative power continues today. In vs. 3 - Merely by speaking, God brought ALL things into being. There is no doublt we serve an awesome God!
  • Sally
    The first thing God created was light and it was very good. This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.The light shines in the darkness, and darkness has not overcome it.
  • CC
    To Shane's first question, I've wondered that too. The answer to the light in the beginning comes from the Light in the end. The future new Jerusalem (heaven) Rev ch 21. Addressing light is v. 23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.
  • Sally
    Genesis
    20 And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living
  • Sally
    We are created in God's image.
    Either we are a slave to sin
    Or to righteousness.
    Adam was the first man because Jesus is the second Adam. Sin entered the world through Adam's sin. Read Roman's 5 God calls the sun sun and moon moon.
  • AWoman
    I believe all that GOD says. Chapter 1 just makes it so plain and understandable. Male and Female and all creation was made opposite sex. There would be no you nor I if it were not male and female. God is who HE is and I am more than GLAD that HE is GOD...:)
  • Shane
    1st day earth light day darkness night 2nd day heaven made so where was God b 4 day 2 not heaven day 4 sun moon stars placed in heaven but yet earth had day an night from day 1 where was that light source of all the animals, bug's was made of HIS KIND man God is saying are image are, who's God talking to and where did they come from Genius 5 says God created man and woman and called them ADAM

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Bible Trivia

God created what on the 5th day?
  • Man
  • Fowl, whales, and sea creatures
  • Beasts, cattle, and land creatures
  • Water

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