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58 Bible Verses about Creation

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Genesis 1:26

God said, Let Us [Father, Son, and Holy Spirit] make mankind in Our image, after Our likeness, and let them have complete authority over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the [tame] beasts, and over all of the earth, and over everything that creeps upon the earth.

Genesis 1:21

God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, which the waters brought forth abundantly, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good (suitable, admirable) and He approved it.

Isaiah 45:18

For thus says the Lord -- "Who created the heavens, God Himself, Who formed the earth and made it, Who established it and did not create it to be a worthless waste; He formed it to be inhabited -- "I am the Lord, and there is no one else.

Hebrews 11:3

By faith we understand that the worlds [during the successive ages] were framed (fashioned, put in order, and equipped for their intended purpose) by the word of God, so that what we see was not made out of things which are visible.

Genesis 1:25

And God made the [wild] beasts of the earth according to their kinds, and domestic animals according to their kinds, and everything that creeps upon the earth according to its kind. And God saw that it was good (fitting, pleasant) and He approved it.

Colossians 1:20

And God purposed that through ( by the service, the intervention of) Him [the Son] all things should be completely reconciled back to Himself, whether on earth or in heaven, as through Him, [the Father] made peace by means of the blood of His cross.

Genesis 2:3

And God blessed (spoke good of) the seventh day, set it apart as His own, and hallowed it, because on it God rested from all His work which He had created and done.

Romans 8:19

For [even the whole] creation (all nature) waits expectantly and longs earnestly for God's sons to be made known [waits for the revealing, the disclosing of their sonship].

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high and see! Who has created these? He Who brings out their host by number and calls them all by name; through the greatness of His might and because He is strong in power, not one is missing or lacks anything.

Isaiah 45:8

Let fall in showers, you heavens, from above, and let the skies rain down righteousness [the pure, spiritual, heaven-born possibilities that have their foundation in the holy being of God]; let the earth open, and let them [skies and earth] sprout forth salvation, and let righteousness germinate and spring up [as plants do] together; I the Lord have created it.

From Thematic Bible


Creation » Everything being created by the word of God (jesus Christ)

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel (messenger) of the assembly (church) in Laodicea write: These are the words of the Amen, the trusty and faithful and true Witness, the Origin and Beginning and Author of God's creation:

Ephesians 3:9

Also to enlighten all men and make plain to them what is the plan [regarding the Gentiles and providing for the salvation of all men] of the mystery kept hidden through the ages and concealed until now in [the mind of] God Who created all things by Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 1:1-2

In many separate revelations [ each of which set forth a portion of the Truth] and in different ways God spoke of old to [our] forefathers in and by the prophets, [But] in the last of these days He has spoken to us in [the person of a] Son, Whom He appointed Heir and lawful Owner of all things, also by and through Whom He created the worlds and the reaches of space and the ages of time [He made, produced, built, operated, and arranged them in order].

Creation » Display's God's wisdom » Nature's revelation

Creation » Illustrative of » Renewal of the earth

2 Peter 3:11

Since all these things are thus in the process of being dissolved, what kind of person ought [each of] you to be [in the meanwhile] in consecrated and holy behavior and devout and godly qualities,

Creation » Illustrative of » New Birth

Creation » Order of » First day, making light and dividing it from darkness

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God Who said, Let light shine out of darkness, has shone in our hearts so as [to beam forth] the Light for the illumination of the knowledge of the majesty and glory of God [as it is manifest in the Person and is revealed] in the face of Jesus Christ (the Messiah).

Genesis 1:3-5

And God said, Let there be light; and there was light. And God saw that the light was good (suitable, pleasant) and He approved it; and God separated the light from the darkness. And God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.

Creation » Effected » For God's pleasure

Creation » Illustrative of » Daily renewal of saints

Creation » God to be praised for

Psalm 146:5-6

Happy (blessed, fortunate, enviable) is he who has the God of [special revelation to] Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God, Who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, Who keeps truth and is faithful forever,

Creation » Exhibits » God as the sole object of worship

Isaiah 45:16

They shall be put to shame, yes, confounded, all of them; they who are makers of idols shall go off into confusion together.

Isaiah 45:18

For thus says the Lord -- "Who created the heavens, God Himself, Who formed the earth and made it, Who established it and did not create it to be a worthless waste; He formed it to be inhabited -- "I am the Lord, and there is no one else.

Creation » Effected » In the beginning

Creation » Effected » In six days

Exodus 31:17

It is a sign between Me and the Israelites forever; for in six days the Lord made the heavens and earth, and on the seventh day He ceased and was refreshed.

Creation » Exhibits » God, Power of

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high and see! Who has created these? He Who brings out their host by number and calls them all by name; through the greatness of His might and because He is strong in power, not one is missing or lacks anything.

Creation » Effected » By God

Genesis 2:4-5

This is the history of the heavens and of the earth when they were created. In the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens -- " When no plant of the field was yet in the earth and no herb of the field had yet sprung up, for the Lord God had not [yet] caused it to rain upon the earth and there was no man to till the ground,

Creation » Order of » Sixth day, making beasts of the earth, and man

Genesis 1:24

And God said, Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds: livestock, creeping things, and [wild] beasts of the earth according to their kinds. And it was so.

Creation » Leads to confidence

Psalm 146:5-6

Happy (blessed, fortunate, enviable) is he who has the God of [special revelation to] Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God, Who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, Who keeps truth and is faithful forever,

Psalm 124:8

Our help is in the name of the Lord, Who made heaven and earth.

Creation » Exhibits » God, Wisdom of

Psalm 136:5

To Him Who by wisdom and understanding made the heavens, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

Creation » The formation of things which had no previous existence

Hebrews 11:3

By faith we understand that the worlds [during the successive ages] were framed (fashioned, put in order, and equipped for their intended purpose) by the word of God, so that what we see was not made out of things which are visible.

Romans 4:17

As it is written, I have made you the father of many nations. [He was appointed our father] in the sight of God in Whom he believed, Who gives life to the dead and speaks of the nonexistent things that [He has foretold and promised] as if they [already] existed.

Creation » Glorifies God

Psalm 145:10

All Your works shall praise You, O Lord, and Your loving ones shall bless You [affectionately and gratefully shall Your saints confess and praise You]!

Psalm 148:5

Let them praise the name of the Lord, for He commanded and they were created.

Creation » Effected » By the command of God

Hebrews 11:3

By faith we understand that the worlds [during the successive ages] were framed (fashioned, put in order, and equipped for their intended purpose) by the word of God, so that what we see was not made out of things which are visible.

Creation » Effected » By the holy ghost

Creation » Effected » By Christ

John 1:10

He came into the world, and though the world was made through Him, the world did not recognize Him [did not know Him].

Creation » Effected » For Christ

Creation » Order of » Fourth day, placing the sun, moon, and stars to give light, &c

Genesis 1:14-19

And God said, Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be signs and tokens [of God's provident care], and [to mark] seasons, days, and years, And let them be lights in the expanse of the sky to give light upon the earth. And it was so. And God made the two great lights -- "the greater light (the sun) to rule the day and the lesser light (the moon) to rule the night. He also made the stars. read more.
And God set them in the expanse of the heavens to give light upon the earth, To rule over the day and over the night, and to separate the light from the darkness. And God saw that it was good (fitting, pleasant) and He approved it. And there was evening and there was morning, a fourth day.

Creation » Order of » Fifth day, making birds, insects, and fishes

Genesis 1:20-23

And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly and swarm with living creatures, and let birds fly over the earth in the open expanse of the heavens. God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, which the waters brought forth abundantly, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good (suitable, admirable) and He approved it. And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let the fowl multiply in the earth. read more.
And there was evening and there was morning, a fifth day.

Creation » Order of » Third day, separating the land from the water, and making it fruitful

Genesis 1:9-13

And God said, Let the waters under the heavens be collected into one place [of standing], and let the dry land appear. And it was so. God called the dry land Earth, and the accumulated waters He called Seas. And God saw that this was good (fitting, admirable) and He approved it. And God said, Let the earth put forth [tender] vegetation: plants yielding seed and fruit trees yielding fruit whose seed is in itself, each according to its kind, upon the earth. And it was so. read more.
The earth brought forth vegetation: plants yielding seed according to their own kinds and trees bearing fruit in which was their seed, each according to its kind. And God saw that it was good (suitable, admirable) and He approved it. And there was evening and there was morning, a third day.

Creation » Order of » Second day, making the firmament or atmosphere, and separating the waters

Genesis 1:6-8

And God said, Let there be a firmament [the expanse of the sky] in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters [below] from the waters [above]. And God made the firmament [the expanse] and separated the waters which were under the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse. And it was so. And God called the firmament Heavens. And there was evening and there was morning, a second day.

Creation » God rested from, on the seventh day

Genesis 2:2-3

And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had done; and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. And God blessed (spoke good of) the seventh day, set it apart as His own, and hallowed it, because on it God rested from all His work which He had created and done.

Creation » By faith we believe, to be God's work

Hebrews 11:3

By faith we understand that the worlds [during the successive ages] were framed (fashioned, put in order, and equipped for their intended purpose) by the word of God, so that what we see was not made out of things which are visible.

Creation » Approved of by God

Creation » Effected » According to God's purpose

Psalm 135:6

Whatever the Lord pleases, that has He done in the heavens and on earth, in the seas and all deeps -- "

Creation » Exhibits » The deity of God

Creation » Insignificance of man seen from

Psalm 8:3-4

When I view and consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have ordained and established, What is man that You are mindful of him, and the son of [earthborn] man that You care for him?

Creation » Groaneth because of sin

Creation » Exhibits » The glory and handiwork of God

Creation » Exhibits » God, Goodness of

Creation » A subject of joy to angels

Creation » History of

Creation » Beginning of

The power of Christ » Exhibited in » Creation

John 1:10

He came into the world, and though the world was made through Him, the world did not recognize Him [did not know Him].

God, Power of » Exhibited in » Creation

Psalm 102:25

At the beginning You existed and laid the foundations of the earth; the heavens are the work of Your hands.

Jeremiah 10:12

God made the earth by His power; He established the world by His wisdom and by His understanding and skill stretched out the heavens.

Power, Of The Holy Spirit » Exhibited in » Creation

Topics on Creation

Adam, Creation Of

1;1;26-27

God said, Let Us [Father, Son, and Holy Spirit] make mankind in Our image, after Our likeness, and let them have complete authority over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the [tame] beasts, and over all of the earth, and over everything that creeps upon the earth.

Christ's Role In Creation

43;1;3

All things were made and came into existence through Him; and without Him was not even one thing made that has come into being.

Creation Causing Worship

66;4;11

Worthy are You, our Lord and God, to receive the glory and the honor and dominion, for You created all things; by Your will they were [brought into being] and were created.

Creation Of All Mankind

1;1;26

God said, Let Us [Father, Son, and Holy Spirit] make mankind in Our image, after Our likeness, and let them have complete authority over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the [tame] beasts, and over all of the earth, and over everything that creeps upon the earth.

Creation Of The Earth

1;1;10

God called the dry land Earth, and the accumulated waters He called Seas. And God saw that this was good (fitting, admirable) and He approved it.

Creation Of The Physical Heavens

1;1;1

In the beginning God (prepared, formed, fashioned, and) created the heavens and the earth.

Creation Of The Seas

2;20;11

For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. That is why the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it [set it apart for His purposes].

Creation Of The Sky

1;1;8

And God called the firmament Heavens. And there was evening and there was morning, a second day.

Creation Of Woman

1;2;18

Now the Lord God said, It is not good (sufficient, satisfactory) that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper (suitable, adapted, complementary) for him.

Creation Showing God's Nature

18;12;7-10

For ask now the animals, and they will teach you [that God does not deal with His creatures according to their character]; ask the birds of the air, and they will tell you;

Creation Spoilt By Sin

1;3;17-19

And to Adam He said, Because you have listened and given heed to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it, the ground is under a curse because of you; in sorrow and toil shall you eat [of the fruits] of it all the days of your life.

Creation, Origin Of

16;9;6

[And Ezra said], You are the Lord, You alone; You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them; and You preserve them all, and the hosts of heaven worship You.

Creation, renewal of

61;3;10-12

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will vanish (pass away) with a thunderous crash, and the [ material] elements [of the universe] will be dissolved with fire, and the earth and the works that are upon it will be burned up.

Earth, Creation Of

2;20;11

For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. That is why the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it [set it apart for His purposes].

God Being Outside Of Creation

19;113;4

The Lord is high above all nations, and His glory above the heavens!

God Sustaining Creation

58;1;3

He is the sole expression of the glory of God [the Light-being, the out-raying or radiance of the divine], and He is the perfect imprint and very image of [God's] nature, upholding and maintaining and guiding and propelling the universe by His mighty word of power. When He had by offering Himself accomplished our cleansing of sins and riddance of guilt, He sat down at the right hand of the divine Majesty on high,

God's Creation

1;1;1

In the beginning God (prepared, formed, fashioned, and) created the heavens and the earth.

Humanities Responsibility To Creation

1;1;28

And God blessed them and said to them, Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it [using all its vast resources in the service of God and man]; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, and over every living creature that moves upon the earth.

Man, Creation Of

44;17;26

And He made from one [common origin, one source, one blood] all nations of men to settle on the face of the earth, having definitely determined [their] allotted periods of time and the fixed boundaries of their habitation (their settlements, lands, and abodes),

Morality, And Creation

5;32;4

He is the Rock, His work is perfect, for all His ways are law and justice. A God of faithfulness without breach or deviation, just and right is He.

Orderliness In Creation

23;45;12

I made the earth and created man upon it. I, with My hands, stretched out the heavens, and I commanded all their host.

Perfection Of Creation

1;1;31

And God saw everything that He had made, and behold, it was very good (suitable, pleasant) and He approved it completely. And there was evening and there was morning, a sixth day.

Purity Of New Creation

49;4;24

And put on the new nature (the regenerate self) created in God's image, [Godlike] in true righteousness and holiness.

Revelation, Through Creation

19;19;1-6

The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows and proclaims His handiwork.

The Holy Spirit In Creation

1;1;2

The earth was without form and an empty waste, and darkness was upon the face of the very great deep. The Spirit of God was moving (hovering, brooding) over the face of the waters.

The New Creation

47;5;17

Therefore if any person is [ingrafted] in Christ (the Messiah) he is a new creation (a new creature altogether); the old [previous moral and spiritual condition] has passed away. Behold, the fresh and new has come!

The Spirit's Role In Creation

18;33;4

[It is] the Spirit of God that made me [which has stirred me up], and the breath of the Almighty that gives me life [which inspires me].

The Witness Of Creation

66;4;11

Worthy are You, our Lord and God, to receive the glory and the honor and dominion, for You created all things; by Your will they were [brought into being] and were created.