Comparing Genesis and Revelation

588 Words Feb 23rd, 2018 2 Pages
Revelation chapters 21 and 22 talk about the new heaven and earth that God is creating. The creation account of Genesis and the renewed creation in Revelation have some common ground, but they also have some differences. In the beginning there was nothing, except God. God made everything out of nothing. He made the heavens, earth, and all things. It took him 6 days and on the seventh day he rested. The first thing he created was light, but of course there was still darkness, but the light and the dark were separated. Light was called “day”, and dark was called “night”. He made the sun to rule the daytime. For the night He made the moon and the stars. Then God made the land and water. He named the land “earth” and the water was called “sea”. Plants and animals were put on the land and fish and the other water creatures were in the sea. There were birds that flew above land. God told the all the animals, the fish, and the birds to be fruitful and multiply. Lastly, God made man. He created them in His own image. However, man was not made from nothing. The first man was made from the dust of the ground and God breathed in him the breath of life. His name was Adam, which means “dirt” or “earth”. Adam was to take care of all the animals. He even got to name them all. A helper was made for Adam so he wouldn’t be alone. She was made from one of Adam’s ribs. Her name was Eve, which means “mother of…
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