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FromThere is a repeated order of events at creation, the crucifixion, Christ's return, and the consummation: there is a fall of Satan, darkness, a voice from heaven, heaven/veil splitting, an earthquake, and light. https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Gen-1.2c-Darkness-to-Light.pdf

A comparison of Genesis 1:2,16 with passages on the Day of the Lord such as Joel 2:10-16; 2:31-32; 3:14-16; Isaiah 13:9-13; 24:18-23; Matthew 24:29-30 and Revelation 1:7; 6:11-17; 14:1 indicates that Genesis 1:2 is describing the primal day of the Lord. https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Gen-1.2b-Day-of-the-Lord-Gen-1.pdf

In response to the Tower of Babel (Gen 11:1-9), God divided the earth into nations (Gen 10:25) according to the number of the heavenly sons of God Deut 32:8-9 )in the divine council (Ps 82:1-6). However, these sons of God proved unfaithful (Ps 82:2,5) and will die like men (Ps 82:6) after they have been

It was in response to the construction of the Tower of Babel that God confused the languages of man and divided the earth into nations (Gen 11:1-9). This happened in the lifetime of Peleg, the great, great, great, grandson of Noah (Gen 10:22-25). At this time God divided mankind into nations according to the number

Genesis 1:2 is the key to understanding the structure of Genesis 1. Genesis 1:2 states that the earth was "formless." Day one then indicates the creation of day and night (Gen 1:3-5); day two describes the forming of the heavens by their emerging from the waters (Gen 1:6-8); and day three describes the forming of

https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Gen-1.2d-Formless-Earth-the-Result-of-Creation.pdf

It's time to dust off your copy of God's Word and give it the old college try again. We're talking about reading through the whole thing, every jot and tittle from Genesis through Revelation. https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Gen-Revf-Bible-Reading.pdf

Genesis 2:4-5 has a similar structure to Genesis 1:1-2: There is a summary statement of what will follow (Gen 1:1; 2:4) which is followed by the existing condition at the beginning of the account (Gen 12:2; 2:5a). Genesis 2:5b then gives the reason for the existing condition of Genesis 2:5a. https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Gen-2.4-5a-Same-Pattern-as-1.1-2.pdf

The story of the Bible begins with a dark earth (Gen 1:2) until light is created on the first day (Gen 1:3). The story ends with a new earth where there is no darkness and no night (Rev 21:23-25). https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Gen-1.1-5a-Darkness-to-light.pdf

The Bible is filled with a literary structure called a chiasm. A chiasm is a form of writing where the words of parallel passages are repeated in inverted order as in the phrase " the first shall be last and the last first." C. John Collins suggests how to interpret them. https://www.howthebiblefitstogether.org/files/Gen-Reve-Interpreting-Chiasms.pdf