This is a summary of the Biblical account of creation in the book of Genesis. You can read more in-depth Bible verses from the Scripture below and use the articles and videos to understand the meaning behind this teachable event in the Bible. The creation story begins before anything exists except for God himself. In Genesis 1, the very first chapter of the Bible, we read how God created the earth in a literal six-day period - light on the first day, the sky and air on the second day, land and plans on the third day, the sun and moon on the fourth day, birds and water animals on the fifth day, animals and man on the 6th day.  God then called creation good and on the seventh day, God rested.

Read more about the creation story and how God called into existence the earth, water, air, night and day, animals, and humans. Find the full scripture passages below and related articles, video sermons, and audio podcasts for more Bible study resources: