I am really excited about starting this book of the Bible with you. It is where it all began. We will encounter stories that are familiar, and the task will be to meet them as if for the first time. God’s word is alive, and we need to let it speak to us in new ways each time we read it. The Old Testament has a beauty and charm of its own, and after spending a lot of time in the writings of Paul and other early church leaders, it will be a good challenge for all of us to go back to our roots, to the beginning.
What struck you upon reading this account of creation? Did something new come to the surface for you? Clear your mind and reread the passage and let God’s spirit move through you. Continue reading “Genesis 1:1-31 – In the Beginning. . .”