The First Four Days of Creation (Daily Portion 10101)

Content Author: 
Reagan, David
Scripture Passage: 
Genesis 1:1-19

This passage describes the first four days of creation week.

What Does It Say?

  1. In the beginning God created the __________ and the _____________.
  2. Of the several divisions God made on creation week, the first was when He divided the ___________ from the ____________.
  3. On the second day, God called the firmament ______________.
  4. The three kinds of vegetation God created are ___________, _________________, and _______________________.
  5. God gives four purposes for the sun, moon and stars.  They are for _________, ___________, ____________, and _________________.

What Does It Mean?

  1. On the first day, God made the light but the sun, moon and stars were not created until the fourth day.  How was there an evening and morning without the sun?
  2. Only on the second day of creation does God not say that it was good.  Why do you think this is so?
  3. What does it mean that God created vegetation “whose seed is in itself” (Genesis 1:11)?  How is this a problem for evolution?

What Does It Mean To Me?

  1. God divides the light from the darkness, the waters from the waters, the dry land from the waters, and He divides the days and the years by the heavenly lights.  Apply this to your life.  What kinds of divisions or separations does God make in your life?
  2. God made trees to bear fruit.  How does this compare to the fruit a Christian should bear?
David Reagan
Daily Proverb

Proverbs 21:9

It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.