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Jeff Jibben Creation Account From Genesis 1-2
• On the 1st day God created day and night • On the 2nd day God created the sky and the seas • On the 3rd day God created land and produce • On the 4th day God created the stars, sun, and moon • On the 5th day God created animals and sea creatures • On the 6th day God created animals and humans • On the 7th day God took a day of rest Creation Account From Genesis 1-2
• God has enough power to create things without much effort • God created everything on earth in just 6 days • God tells the first people to reproduce and to have control over
everything Creation Account From Genesis 1-2
• Plants had not sprung up yet for God had not sent rain on the earth
and there was no one to work. • God formed Adam from the dust in the ground. • God planted a garden with a abundance of trees and food. • God instructed Adam to tend to the garden. • God created a partner for Adam because God said “It is not good for
the man to be alone” (Genesis 2:18 ESV) Creation Account From Genesis 1-2
• God cannot create living things out of nothing, he shapes Eve out of a
rib of Adam. • Instead of having control over everything, Adam is to serve the
Garden of Eden. • Adam was given direction from God to not eat fruit from the Tree of
Knowledge of Good and Evil. Personal Beliefs About the Origins of the Universe
• I believe that God brought existence to things by already existing
• An example of this would be when God created Eve from a rib of
Adam. • Adam was also created from the dust of the Earth Personal Beliefs About the Origins of the Universe
• Genesis 1 does not clearly state that all 3 persons of the Trinity were
active in creation although the bible gives us information to believe all
3 were involved. (Diffey, 2015)
• Human bodies were created for good.
• God is the sovereign ruler over all things but he created humans to
have control over all things while worshiping God. Personal Beliefs About the Origins of the Universe
• While God created all things, humans are the only things God created
in his image as he breathed the breath of life into us. (Genesis 2:7
• God told Adam to tend to the Garden of Eden. Humanity was created
to work/serve on earth and is an important part of our lives as
Christians. (Genesis 2:15 ESV) Personal Beliefs About the Origins of the Universe
• I believe evolution strengthens the belief of creation by God.
• There is a direct correlation between the Scripture and Science.
Lamoroueux (2008) states the bible is filled with science and
information about the natural world. How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview
• Work is very important in my worldview.
• If I were an Atheists I would have an entirely different perspective on
• I would have more scientific explanations for how things were created. How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview
• My beliefs explain why I am passionate about certain things in life.
• I treat others the way I do because of my beliefs. How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview
• My views on family are greatly persuaded by my Christian beliefs.
• My family is very close and tight night. We gather for every special
occasion or holiday. How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview
• I believe you should only be married once. You should not commit
• I believe you should not have sexual intercourse before marriage
because of my strong beliefs in Christianity. How My Beliefs About Origins Impact My Worldview
• I forgive others for their sins because God forgives us for our sins.
• I believe people can change for the better with the presence of God
and faith in their life. References
Diffey, D. (2015). Wisdom in the beginning. In Grand Canyon University (Ed.), The
beginning of wisdom: An introduction to Christian thought and life (2nd ed.).
Lecture 2. (2017). CWV-101: Christian Worldview. Phoenix, AZ: Grand Canyon
LAMOUREUX, D. O. (n.d.). Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution.
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