“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth” (Gen. 1:1).
Image © Damon Bowie from GoodSalt.com
There are many deep truths in that simple text, one of the most profound being that the universe itself had a beginning. While that idea might not seem so radical to us today, it goes against the long-held belief in an eternally existing creation. Not until the twentieth century, when the “Big Bang” model of origins took hold, did the notion that the universe [...]
Read for This Week’s Study: Gen. 1:1; Heb. 11:3; Ps. 19:1-3;John 1:1-3, 14;Col. 1:15,16;John 2:7-11.
Memory Text: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1, NKJV).
Only something greater than what it creates could have created it. Thus, only a Being greater than the universe could have created the universe. And that Being is the God who is revealed in the Bible, the God whom we worship and serve because, among other things, He is our Creator.
We also learn that this God-the One who created the [...]