Presentation on theme: "Creation “Let there be LIGHT!!!!”. In the beginning… God created everything as INTRINSICALLY and FUNDAMENTALLY GOOD –REPEATING:Creation is GOOD! All."— Presentation transcript:
Creation “Let there be LIGHT!!!!”
In the beginning… God created everything as INTRINSICALLY and FUNDAMENTALLY GOOD –REPEATING:Creation is GOOD! All creation therefore has a value and nothing God creates is worthless The creation stories are stories to explain a deeper meaning about who we are as human beings and why there is sin.
Creation Story #1 “In the beginning…” –A Higher Power is a work in our life and the universe has a purpose –We who are created by God are fundamentally good God is ALL POWERFUL & ALL KNOWING ‘Speaks’ creation
Creation Story #1 Day 1 & 2 Day 1 –Creates Light separated from Darkness And guess what?... It’s GOOD! Day 2 –Creates the Sky separated from water
Creation Story #1 Day 3 & 4 Day 3 – Creates the Earth and the Sea – Creates vegetation on Earth Day 4 – Creates 2 lights—the stronger one to govern the day (sun) and the lesser to cover the night (moon)
Creation Story #1 Day 5 God creates great monsters in the sea and birds in the air
Creation Story #1 Day 6 Animals created to roam Earth Adam/Man created –In God’s own IMAGE and LIKENESS –Man first created as HUMAN—with the creation of Eve, we are then defined as male and female –Dominion over the Earth—we are the caretakers of this planet!
Creation Story #1 Day 7 God rests Sabbath –Honoring the Sabbath is an act of trust in God –Why Sunday for Christians? Jesus was resurrected on a Sunday