In Short


God created everything in six 24-hour periods.

“And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day.”
Genesis 1:5 (see also Genesis 1:8, 13, 19, 23, 31)

“For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.”
Exodus 20:11


God created everything out of nothing.

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”
Genesis 1:1

“By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible.”
Hebrews 11:3

“For in [the Son] all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible.”
Colossians 1:16


God’s creation was perfect and without sin.

“God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.”
Genesis 1:31

“God created mankind in his own image,
in the image of God he created them.”
Genesis 1:27

“You were taught…to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.”
Ephesians 4:22-24