By faith we understand that the universe was formed by God's command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible.
Cross ReferencesGenesis 1:1
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, and all the stars by the breath of His mouth.
For He spoke, and it came to be; He commanded, and it stood fast.
Through Him all things were made, and without Him nothing was made that has been made.
As it is written: "I have made you a father of many nations." He is our father in the presence of God, in whom he believed, the God who gives life to the dead and calls into being what does not yet exist.
1 Corinthians 2:7
No, we speak of the mysterious and hidden wisdom of God, which He destined for our glory before time began.
1 Timothy 4:5
because it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.
But in these last days He has spoken to us by His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, and through whom He made the universe.
who have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the coming age--
2 Peter 3:5
But they deliberately overlook the fact that long ago by God's word the heavens existed and the earth was formed out of water and by water,
Chapter Outline1. What faith is.
6. Without faith we cannot please God.
7. The examples of faithfulness in the fathers of old time.
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