The divine explanation of our origin,
“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1)
Sometimes the simplest statements are the most profound. The Bible begins with such a declaration; a straightforward, unambiguous statement explaining the origins of the universe. These words are so simple a child can understand them. Yet in all their simplicity, clarity and uncomplicated language, man in recent centuries has struggled to accept these ten words by faith. By their position as the first words of God’s inspired revelation, Genesis 1:1 is the cornerstone in the foundation of our faith in and understanding of Jehovah God. So today, spend a few minutes admiring the Creator’s handy work; remembering the God who created the universe with the words of His mouth is the same God is working in all who believe in Him. That give me hope, and I hope it gives you some as well.
For a deeper examination of the significance of the creation see my lesson: In The Beginning God…
This week’s theme: Old Testament Potpourri