Creation And Creation : The Biblical View Of Creation

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“In the beginning” is a common phrase known to many, however, many know little about it. Only when you dig deeper and truly seek to understand the mysteries underlining the Biblical view of creation can you uncover the secrets of so much more. Along with the the discussion of the Biblical view of creation, it is also necessary to assess when this event occurred, and what further impact in had on later history.
According to Genesis, “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1).
Even in all of its simplicity, it would seem that this very verse embodies the Biblical view of creation in its entirety. Delving deeper within the realm of creation, however, its simplistic nature soon disintegrates as this purposeful, historical account unfolds. From start to finish, this intricately woven account encompasses an all-knowing and omnipotent God who renders forth in six, 24-hour days, the earth and all of its creation. In the course of six, short days, all of creation sprang forth at the hands of the almighty God. It began on day one, “God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1): Including the vast expanse of our cosmic world and far-reaching terrestrial sphere casting forth light, distinguishing between night and day. On the second day, creating a rift between waters, God brought forth the sky (Genesis 1:6). On the third day, land and sea, plants and vegetation appeared. God spoke and it was so (Genesis 1:9-13). On the fourth

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