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  • 1st Creation Narratives All of God’s creation are good and created for a purpose. God puts order to His creation God chose to create and still continues to create the world and of His free deliberate, and loving decision. God created us in His image and lightness Value of Rest (Rest = Worship) Features of the First account: Writer: One belong to the Priestly tradition Qualities: Prominence of Sabbath; 7th day rereading of the past history to discover in repetitions Creative Materials: Word of God, Spirit of God Distinct Elements: 7 days of creation presence of the trinity, special place of the human person in the ordering of creation, ancient Hebrew Cosmology  The author of the 1st Creation Narratives highlights that everything that God created is good and ordered or against His experience of chaos in the world. The truth of history or story inspires hope that ideal of a good and ordered world likened to paradise is possible.