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Bible Study: The Creation Story

(Genesis 1:1-31 ERV)

January: Foundations of Faith

         •       Jan 3: Genesis 1:1-31 (ERV) - Topic: The Creation Story

         •       Jan 10: Exodus 3:1-15 (NLT) - Topic: The Burning Bush -

         •       Jan 17: 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NIV) - Topic: The Authority of

         •       Jan 24: Psalm 119:105 (ERV) - Topic: The Bible as Our Light

         •       Jan 31: John 1:1-5 (NLT) - Topic: The Word Became Flesh

1. Opening Prayer:

2. Introduction:

  • Genesis 1:1 "In the beginning, when God created the earth and sky..."

Discussion on Creation Days:


Day 1 - Creation of Light and Darkness (Genesis 1:3-5):

  • “Then God said, ‘Let there be light!’ And light began to shine. He saw the light, and he knew that it was good. Then he separated the light from the darkness. God named the light ‘day,’ and he named the darkness ‘night.’ There was evening, and then there was morning. This was the first day.”


Day 2 - Creation of Sky and Waters (Genesis 1:6-8):

  • “Then God said, ‘Let there be a space to separate the water into two parts!’ So God made the space and separated the water. Some of the water was above it, and some of the water was below it. God named that space ‘sky.’ There was evening, and then there was morning. This was the second day.”


Day 3 - Land, Seas, and Vegetation (Genesis 1:9-13):

  • “Then God said, ‘Let the water under the sky be gathered together so that the dry land will appear.’ And it happened. God named the dry land ‘earth,’ and he named the water that was gathered together ‘seas.’ And God saw that this was good. Then God said, ‘Let the earth grow grass, plants that make grain, and fruit trees...’ There was evening, and then there was morning. This was the third day.”


Day 4 - Sun, Moon, and Stars (Genesis 1:14-19):

  • “Then God said, ‘Let there be lights in the sky. These lights will separate the days from the nights. They will be in the sky to shine light on the earth...’ There was evening, and then there was morning. This was the fourth day.”


Day 5 - Sea Creatures and Birds (Genesis 1:20-23):

  • “Then God said, ‘Let the water be filled with many living things, and let there be birds to fly in the air over the earth...’ There was evening, and then there was morning. This was the fifth day.”


Day 6 - Land Animals and Humans (Genesis 1:24-31):

  • “Then God said, ‘Let the earth produce many kinds of living things...’ So God created humans in his own image... There was evening, and then there was morning. This was the sixth day.”


Day 7 - God Rested (Genesis 2:1-3):

  • The importance of rest and the sanctity of the Sabbath.


Takeaway and Reflection:

  • Reflecting on the marvels of creation and their implications for our faith and daily lives.


Join us each week as we journey through these foundational scriptures. Your participation and insights are a valuable part of our community. For more information, please visit www.betheram.com.


Blessings, Pastor Coach McKissic Be The Ram Global Fellowship


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