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What did God create on the first day?

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What did God create on the first day?

The Book of Genesis and the Creation Story:

Genesis is the first book of the Bible. The first chapter of Genesis describes the creation of the world by God. It is written in poetic form; it uses repetition and imagery to drive home specific ideas and themes. It was also written in a poetic form to make it easier for people to memorize, since it was written in a time when copies of the book were hard to come by. The chapter's events are divided into seven days, marking the progression of creation.

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The first day marks the creation of light and its separation from darkness. Genesis 1:3-5 states: 'And God said, 'Let there be light,' and there was...

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