“…and God saw that it was good.”
Some people may find aspects of the first creation story in
the Bible a little surprising. Notice that there is something
that already exists before the story starts – water. Notice,
too, that repeatedly God marvels at the creation (such as at
the end of verse 10). Notice how the world is created with
purpose and majesty. Lastly, note that this is simply one
story about creation that the Bible gives us; Genesis 2, Psalm
8, and Proverbs 8 all present other views. This helps remind
us that the Bible is not a science book, but a wonderful collection
of tales about God’s activity through history, and
love for all creation.
■ How do you experience God present in creation?
■ How do you experience God present in your own life?