Genesis 1
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God created the heavens, the earth and everything that lives. He made humankind in his image, and gave them charge over the earth.

Posted on 8 Aug 2010 to 0 followers, with 131 retweets.

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@biblesummary If it helps, try using shorthand, e.g. & rather than and - saves a few characters!


It may come to that! But I'm going to try to use full English as much as possible. I'm a glutton for punishment!


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Kevin - yes, I'm typing a new summary each morning!


@biblesummary God bless your heart. You're doing a great evangelistic job. Keep it up!


Great Idea Chris. But you know not always can one take the Bible literally. It is veiled and many chapters are set in correspondences. Like Genesis 1. Logically Gen 1 is confusing. The real meaning was given to us by Jesus in a revelation. If you are interested send a blank e-mail to "genesis1 at


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I am so glad that God made us all.
To me Revelation is quite hard to follow, but Genesis is ok.


It help me a lot

Michael Green

God is the Father of us all who accept and believe in Him. But, also, he is the Creator of heaven and earth. He created the heaven and earth and everything that lived. How great God is to make mankind in His image? Then God gave man charge over the earth. God is an awesome God whom we serve and love because He first loved us. I am truly blessed to serve, love, and know God the Father of the entire universe.


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Soon Ragnarok will begin and all Christians will be swept up in the destruction of the world and I will be fighting for the Aesir and for Odinn himself. DEATH TO ALL JOTONS


Just found this site - thanks for this amazing reference tool.
Starting my journey through the Bible Jan 1, 2016. Looking forward to reading the summary and the comments.

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Thanks Alexi Trevor, that's great to hear!


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Ernst Guillaume

I cannot understand how people believe such a crap! When the text say in his image, what image this is referring to? Physical image or intelligence? For, humans have similar physical body as other animals - eyes, ears, feet, hands, penis, blood (same color as human's)... etc.


Not physical body, no. Perhaps having rational agency and the capacity for love.

Bev B

What I saw: God created...And the Spirit of God hovered over the deep. God said...And it was so...And God saw that it was good!

Miss King

Thank you!!!! Really helps me with my studying ❤️ To God be the Glory 🙌


Just found the project and it is assisting with my Bible summary mindmap. Well done. Simply put Genesis 1 God created everything that exists! Awesome!


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Adam bruck

the creation of the universe and stages order of the solar system


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