In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
For this is what the Lord says, the one who created the sky -- he is the true God, the one who formed the earth and made it; he established it, he did not create it without order, he formed it to be inhabited -- "I am the Lord, I have no peer.
By faith we understand that the worlds were set in order at God's command, so that the visible has its origin in the invisible.
"Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you possess understanding!
"You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, since you created all things, and because of your will they existed and were created!"
This is what the true God, the Lord, says -- the one who created the sky and stretched it out, the one who fashioned the earth and everything that lives on it, the one who gives breath to the people on it, and life to those who live on it:
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was fully God.
The God who made the world and everything in it, who is Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in temples made by human hands,
And, "You founded the earth in the beginning, Lord, and the heavens are the works of your hands.
For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth and the sea and all that is in them, and he rested on the seventh day; therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and set it apart as holy.
yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we live, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we live.
This is what the Lord, your protector, says, the one who formed you in the womb: "I am the Lord, who made everything, who alone stretched out the sky, who fashioned the earth all by myself,
"Men, why are you doing these things? We too are men, with human natures just like you! We are proclaiming the good news to you, so that you should turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and everything that is in them.
for all things in heaven and on earth were created by him -- all things, whether visible or invisible, whether thrones or dominions, whether principalities or powers -- all things were created through him and for him.
You alone are the LORD. You made the heavens, even the highest heavens, along with all their multitude of stars, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them. You impart life to them all, and the multitudes of heaven worship you.
By the Lord's decree the heavens were made; by a mere word from his mouth all the stars in the sky were created.
When you send your life-giving breath, they are created, and you replenish the surface of the ground.
the one who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, who remains forever faithful,
Praise him, O highest heaven, and you waters above the sky!
By wisdom the Lord laid the foundation of the earth; he established the heavens by understanding.
The Lord created me as the beginning of his works, before his deeds of long ago.
The Lord works everything for its own ends -- even the wicked for the day of disaster.
So remember your Creator in the days of your youth -- before the difficult days come, and the years draw near when you will say, "I have no pleasure in them";
"O Lord who commands armies, O God of Israel, who is enthroned on the cherubim! You alone are God over all the kingdoms of the earth. You made the sky and the earth.
Look up at the sky! Who created all these heavenly lights? He is the one who leads out their ranks; he calls them all by name. Because of his absolute power and awesome strength, not one of them is missing.
Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is an eternal God, the creator of the whole earth. He does not get tired or weary; there is no limit to his wisdom.
Why do you forget the Lord, who made you, who stretched out the sky and founded the earth? Why do you constantly tremble all day long at the anger of the oppressor, when he makes plans to destroy? Where is the anger of the oppressor?
I commission you as my spokesman; I cover you with the palm of my hand, to establish the sky and to found the earth, to say to Zion, 'You are my people.'"
The Lord is the one who by his power made the earth. He is the one who by his wisdom established the world. And by his understanding he spread out the skies.
Oh, Lord God, you did indeed make heaven and earth by your mighty power and great strength. Nothing is too hard for you!
He is the one who by his power made the earth. He is the one who by his wisdom fixed the world in place, by his understanding he spread out the heavens.
The revelation of the word of the Lord concerning Israel: The Lord -- he who stretches out the heavens and lays the foundations of the earth, who forms the human spirit within a person -- says,
At that time Jesus said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent, and revealed them to little children.
For in those days there will be suffering unlike anything that has happened from the beginning of the creation that God created until now, or ever will happen.
When they heard this, they raised their voices to God with one mind and said, "Master of all, you who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and everything that is in them,
because what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them.
and to enlighten everyone about God's secret plan -- a secret that has been hidden for ages in God who has created all things.
in these last days he has spoken to us in a son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom he created the world.
For they deliberately suppress this fact, that by the word of God heavens existed long ago and an earth was formed out of water and by means of water.
This is what we proclaim to you: what was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and our hands have touched (concerning the word of life --
"To the angel of the church in Laodicea write the following: "This is the solemn pronouncement of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the originator of God's creation:
and swore by the one who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and what is in it, and the earth and what is in it, and the sea and what is in it, "There will be no more delay!
He declared in a loud voice: "Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has arrived, and worship the one who made heaven and earth, the sea and the springs of water!"
He also said to me, "It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the one who is thirsty I will give water free of charge from the spring of the water of life.
He gave Moses two tablets of testimony when he had finished speaking with him on Mount Sinai, tablets of stone written by the finger of God.
When I look up at the heavens, which your fingers made, and see the moon and the stars, which you set in place,
For he spoke, and it came into existence, he issued the decree, and it stood firm.
The heavens belong to you, as does the earth. You made the world and all it contains.
Even before the mountains came into existence, or you brought the world into being, you were the eternal God.
How many living things you have made, O Lord! You have exhibited great skill in making all of them; the earth is full of the living things you have made.
For look, I am ready to create new heavens and a new earth! The former ones will not be remembered; no one will think about them anymore.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
- Exodus 20:11
- Exodus 31:18
- 1 Chronicles 16:26
- Nehemiah 9:6
- Job 26:13
- Job 38:4
- Psalm 8:3
- Psalm 33:6
- Psalm 89:11
- Psalm 96:5
- Psalm 102:25
- Psalm 104:24
- Psalm 115:15
- Psalm 121:2
- Psalm 124:8
- Psalm 134:3
- Psalm 136:5
- Psalm 146:6
- Psalm 148:4
- Proverbs 3:19
- Proverbs 8:22
- Ecclesiastes 12:1
- Isaiah 37:16
- Isaiah 40:26
- Isaiah 42:5
- Isaiah 44:24
- Isaiah 45:18
- Isaiah 51:13
- Isaiah 65:17
- Jeremiah 10:12
- Jeremiah 32:17
- Jeremiah 51:15
- Zechariah 12:1
- Matthew 11:25
- Acts 4:24
- Acts 14:15