Genesis

The Creation of the World (Genesis 1:1 – 2:3) – the Bible describes the birth of earth and humans

The creation of the world “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.”  This simple but profound statement explains that out of nothing, God created everything. God created our world in six days.  The first three days involved acts of separation, progressing from large acts of separation to…
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Genesis

Introduction and detailed outline of the Book of Genesis – creation, world history, history of the patriarchs

The original Hebrew title of Genesis is bereshit (BEHR-uh-shith) which means, "in beginning".  This was later translated to Greek and given the title "Genesis", which means beginning or origin, which is the translation we use today. Genesis is the first book in the Pentateuch (PEN-tuh-tyook) and although the author of…
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