Full Text Version Genesis 1 – English Standard Version (ESV) The Creation of the World 1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. 3 And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. 4 And God saw that the light was good.
Can your trees hit power lines or fall across the road? Cut those things down. A hurricane is no reason not to go to your friend’s wedding. People are surprisingly polite after a big storm. A two hour wait for Cracker Barrel becomes instantly more tolerable after a hurricane. A warm cup of coffee makes you feel a little less defeated. October is a lovely time of year not to have power.
Revelation What is it? Revelation 1:1 announces both the book’s title (it is a “revelation”) and its divine author (“Jesus Christ”). The book is an “unveiling” of unseen spiritual forces operating behind the scenes in history and controlling its events and outcome. The type of writing is called “apocalyptic”. So, if you hear the word “apocalypse” you aren’t necessarily talking about the end, you are just talking about something hidden being revealed.