What we see now in the physical universe once existed in a condition of chaos and emptiness.
THE ABSOLUTE CREATION—Genesis 1:1
God is the Creator of matter and space.
THE COVENANT WITH NOAH (Genesis 9:8–17)
At that time, there were no Hebrews, no Israelites, no Jews, and no circumcision. At that moment, only the forefathers of the Semitic, Japhetic and Hamitic branches of the human family were present.
THE BLESSING OF NOAH (Gen. 9:1–7)
In response to Noah’s worship and in fulfillment of Jehovah’s declared purpose, God makes a covenant with Noah as head of the human race.
THE ARK LEFT (Genesis 8:15–22)
God designed mankind and the animals to live on the dry land of the earth, so once again he provides that environment for them.
THE LAND DRIED (Genesis 8:1–14)
God intervenes in the watery judgment and acts with favor toward Noah.
THE FLOOD (Genesis 7:10–24)
God brings about the promised destruction of the earth by water.
THE ARK ENTERED (Genesis 7:1–9)
Noah responds to the word of Jehovah with obedience. Noah walked with God.
THE ARK (Genesis 6:9–22)
The human race can be divided into two classes: the godly who listen to God and the ungodly who reject God.
THE GROWTH OF SIN (Genesis 6:1–8)
This historical narrative provides the background to God’s decision to curse wicked mankind, the sons of God who rebelled, and the Nephilim with an earth-wide flood.