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Genesis

Genesis is the first book of the Old Testament. Testament is another word for covenant. Covenants are prominent in the story of Genesis.

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Resources on this Scripture

Thoughts and Thinkers

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Genesis 1:1
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The first sentence of the Bible says, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” But to many that’s impossible. They believe the world just happened, without any reason, intellect, plan, or thought. The truth is everything around us is evidence that creation not only required great thought but a great Thinker.

The Big Bang

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Genesis 1
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When you look at the perfectly ordered universe, it’s hard to believe it just happened. Both science and history reveal an incredibly and intricately designed creation. And creation always requires a Creator.

Who Says the Honeymoon Must End?

We think of the honeymoon as the beginning of the marriage—that initial burst of physical love—that period of passionate ecstasy between the wedding ceremony and the return to the normal responsibilities of everyday life. Nothing is wrong with thinking about the honeymoon in this way. But it does imply that the honeymoon is only for newlyweds and is only temporary. 

From Creation to Corruption

Many scholars scoff at the thought that the world was created by God in six days. But this is exactly how Scripture reveals the beginning of the universe and of humankind. In fact, God’s creation of the first man and woman is one of the earliest truths recorded in the Bible. Regrettably, following directly on its heels is the sad account of Adam and Eve’s fall into sin. Four simple words say it all…from creation to corruption.

In Defence of Monogamy

The air today is filled with the shrill cry of “my rights.” And in the centre ring of this loud arena is the home—more specifically, the marriage bond. Mate-swapping, group marriages, and living together without official marriage commitments are realities no longer carried out under the hush-hush blanket of shame and disgrace. Some couples are even accepting practices, which a couple of decades ago were taboo. In all these alternative lifestyles, the Bible is either ignored altogether or rationalized to extremes. Is monogamy an outdated concept?

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