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Parashat Bereisheet (בראשית): Genesis 1:1-6:8

These days, a Creator Who made the heavens, Earth, plants, creatures and people is scoffed at by many, including ever 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 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 1:1–6:8: The Creator shows why to ‘have no other gods before [Him]’

Some Bible versions translate Gen. 1:1 as “In the beginning, God created…” or “In the beginning of God’s creating the heavens and the earth….” בְּרֵאשִׁית Bereysheet (Genesis) is not a science book. It is not designed to teach you how God created anything. The purpose of the beginning of Bereisheet is to teach us who God is, what He did and how powerful He is, much like Devarim (Deuteronomy) starts with reminding the people who God is and why the Ten Commandments say to have no other gods before Him.

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