As you read through Chapter 1 of Genesis, what themes or ideas jump out at you? Do you think this section reads more like poetry or history? Why?
God certainly could have created everything in an instant, why do you think he chose to create in the manner he did? Do you think it is possible to reconcile the creation account with current evolutionary theory? Why or why not?
As you ponder the creation of God on both a macro scale and on a micro scale, what does this reveal about God? What aspects of his creation most amaze you? What aspects of his creation puzzle you?
“How sad it is that we spend our days doing nothing more than pursuing the creation and so oft fail pursue the Creator.” Is this statement true of your life? What can you do to become more aware and in awe of the One who created all things…including you?