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
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
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.