In The Beginning, There Was Nothing. So How Did The Universe

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In the beginning, there was nothing. So how did the universe come to happen? Did some rocks collide and make a big boom or is it something more spectacular and grand? Who or what made all that exists and what has happened since the beginning of time? There are many different theories and ideas on the subject. In this paper, we will explore Christian worldview and how it pertains to God, humanity, Jesus, and restoration, analyze the Christian faith, and reflect on my own personal beliefs. God In Genesis 1 and 2 paints God as the sole creator of all things, the sovereign creator of the universe. (Bible - ESV, Genesis 1) What the Bible means by God is the sovereign creator of the universe, is that he is the one and only creator and ruler of…show more content…
Other characteristics of God are that he is loving, just, faithful, holy, and good. (DiVincenzo. 2014) Humanity Humanity was created in God’s own image. In Genesis 1:26 – 27 the Bible states “Then God said, “let us make man in our image, after our likeness.” It goes on to say “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” By being created in the image of God, humans also have parts of God’s characteristics within us such as the capacity to love and the ability to create. Mankind also can reason on a high level, explore the universe, and has the capability to communicate with God and to consciously worship him. (CWV-101 Lecture 2.) Genesis 3 tells the story of The Fall. It introduces the serpent, Satan, who makes Eve question God’s commands. Unfortunately, Eve failed to adhere to God’s command for not eating from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. She fell to the temptation of Satan when he accused God of not giving them what they should be able to have. Since Adam and Eve ate the fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil, they brought sin into the world. Adam and Eve’s fall introduced pain and death to humanity. Genesis 3:14-19 details what God said about Adam and Eve’s disobedience. God ruled that woman so multiply pain and childbearing and that man will work hard and be in pain every day of his life. He goes on to say that you

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