Sadly there are some Christians who do not understand that Genesis 1:1 is the backbone of their faith. They do not understand that the whole Bible hinges around the concept that God created us and therefore has the right to our allegiance and worship. And that if we are in any way an accident of the universe, God has no say in our live.
For this new semi-regular segment for the Last Trumpet Blog, no better verse could have been chosen. Upon this often overlooked and underappreciated verse rest the entire Bible. Many do not realize or take time to comprehend that the reason this verse is the very first verse of the Bible is because it is the foundation upon which the whole biblical story is built. As important as it is to know that the wages of sin is death (Romans 6:23), that death is a sleep (John11:11), or even that God so loved the world that he gave his only son… (John 3:16), none of this would matter if it were not for Genesis1:1.
A correct understanding of this verse and the chapters that follow are imperative to the Christian. It is the foundation upon which the entire gospel story is built. If God did not make us, than…
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