The Beginning of Life As We Know It The Story, Chapter 1
The Story opens with the “Big Bang” of creation. • “God created” (Genesis 1:1). • Three different places are created by God. • Inhabitants of those places are created by God. • The high point of creation? Humanity is VERY good.
The Story continues with the “big bang” of “The Fall.” • God gave the freedom and power to choose. • God presented a choice, Genesis 2:9,17. • Adam and Eve made their choice.
The Story reports the “big bang” of sin’s damage to the human race. • Sin entered the world and separated humanity from God. • The nature to sin permeates the world. • God chose Noah as a “reboot” for the human race.
The Story offers a clue of the ending from the very beginning. • God covered nakedness with the skins of animals. • For God to restore the vision that humans are His supreme passion required the shedding of blood. • You have incredible value to God.