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Releases: December 03, 2019

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The Book of Genesis is God's autobiography and the foundation upon which all revelation rests. The purpose of this book is to give the origin of all things, including the cosmic order of the universe and the covenant relationship between God and his people.

Speaking the Word from his eternal dwelling place of light, God fashioned everything from nothing, perfectly displaying his awesome wonder. We will never be able to take the mystery out of Creation, for a God who is incomprehensible in his greatness accomplished it.

One of the over-arching themes of Genesis is God's blessing. His highest order is not the earth or the cosmos, it is man and woman, made after his kind, to be containers for his glory. Genesis showcases God's redemptive heart toward the world--a theme that can be traced throughout the rest of the Hebrew Scriptures.
When God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was completely formless and empty, with nothing but darkness draped over the deep. God's Spirit swept over the face of the waters.
And then God announced: "Let there be light," and light burst forth
Genesis 1:1-3

Contributors

Brian Simmons, Author

Simmons, Brian: - DR. BRIAN SIMMONS is known as a passionate lover of God and is the lead translator for The Passion Translation. After a dramatic conversion to Christ, Brian knew that God was calling him to go to the unreached people of the world and present the gospel of God's grace to all who would listen. With his wife, Candice, and their three children, he spent nearly eight years in the tropical rain forest of the Darien Province of Panama as a church planter, translator, and consultant. Brian was involved in the Paya-Kuna New Testament translation project and studied linguistics and Bible translation principles with New Tribes Mission. He is now working to complete the Old Testament of The Passion Translation. Brian and his wife, Candice, travel as speakers and Bible teachers.

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