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The Bible story of creation includes many facts about God that are important for us and children to understand.
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In the beginning before time and space,
Before anything was created, there wasn't a trace,
But God was here.
He was and is and will always be
Father, Son, Spirit - all Three.
God is near.
Before there was anything...there was God. You may know Him. He is God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit; yet He is the One and Only God.
We really can't understand how that is, but it's okay because He knows. And we can trust Him.
He was here before time or space. He has and always will be.
He decided to create something VERY special; so He spoke. He said "Let there be light", and there was! He created everything out of nothing!
He made the earth, the sky and the sea. He made the sun, the moon and the stars. He made the grass, the trees and the flowers. He made the fish, the birds, and all the other animals.
It only took God six days to make all that you see, all that you hear, all that you smell, all that you taste and all that you touch! And He said, "It is good!"
But even after making all these wonderful creations, He still had something even MORE special to make. He made man and He made woman. And He said they were "very good"!
They were different from anything else God made. God made them in His own image. They were made to be like a picture of God, to look like Him. And He gave them all creation to enjoy! All, that is except one single tree.
Then God rested on the seventh day.
- based on Genesis 1
Something we learn about God through the story of His creation is that God is a God of order. Use this mini-color book from Bible Story Printables to show God's order in the creation story:
On days 1-3 God divided or separated:
On days 3-6 then He filled each:
Use this Christian object lesson to teach how we are not only created in God's image, but our lives should also reflect His image each and every day.
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