By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things which are visible.
By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.
All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being.
(as it is written, "A FATHER OF MANY NATIONS HAVE I MADE YOU") in the presence of Him whom he believed, even God, who gives life to the dead and calls into being that which does not exist.
For when they maintain this, it escapes their notice that by the word of God the heavens existed long ago and the earth was formed out of water and by water,
"Worthy are You, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honor and power; for You created all things, and because of Your will they existed, and were created."
Lift up your eyes on high And see who has created these stars, The One who leads forth their host by number, He calls them all by name; Because of the greatness of His might and the strength of His power, Not one of them is missing.
in these last days has spoken to us in His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the world.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Thus you shall say to them, "The gods that did not make the heavens and the earth will perish from the earth and from under the heavens."
The portion of Jacob is not like these; For the Maker of all is He, And Israel is the tribe of His inheritance; The LORD of hosts is His name.
and saying, "Men, why are you doing these things? We are also men of the same nature as you, and preach the gospel to you that you should turn from these vain things to a living God, WHO MADE THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH AND THE SEA AND ALL THAT IS IN THEM.
"The God who made the world and all things in it, since He is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands;
because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them.