The Account of Creation
1In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.1:1 Or In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, . . . Or When God began to create the heavens and the earth, . . .
13They are reborn—not with a physical birth resulting from human passion or plan, but a birth that comes from God.John 1:1-13
31For he has set a day for judging the world with justice by the man he has appointed, and he proved to everyone who this is by raising him from the dead."Acts of the Apostles 17:22-31
20and through him God reconciled
everything to himself.
He made peace with everything in heaven and on earth
by means of Christ's blood on the cross.
11"You are worthy, O Lord our God,
to receive glory and honor and power.
For you created all things,
and they exist because you created what you pleased."
22Let your unfailing love surround us, LORD,
for our hope is in you alone.
6He set them in place forever and ever.
His decree will never be revoked.