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Genesis 1:1–6:8: God commanded, but why should I listen?

These days, a Creator Who made the heavens, Earth, plants, creatures and people is scoffed at by many, including increasingly more in the Body of Messiah. But this week’s Torah portion, בְּרֵאשִׁית B’reisheet (“in the beginning,” Genesis 1:1-6:8), reminds us why Yeshua (Jesus) taught that this is important real history undergirding our faith.

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Genesis 25: Death of Abraham, prophecy of Rivkah’s warring children and connections to Creation and the Flood

What is the connection between this account of the death of Abraham and the prophecy of warring children in the womb of Rivkah (Rebecca) and the accounts of Creation and of the Flood?

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Genesis 1:2: ‘The land became formless and empty’

The end will be greater than the beginning, according to prophesy. If you want to know how the current world will end, you need to know how it began. We are continuing our survey through the start of creation.

Did God create the world in chaos and confusion? Isa. 45:18 says no. So how do we understand Gen. 1:2, because it seems to imply otherwise.

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