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God prays creation into being

The very first prayers in the Bible resound with God’s poetic prayers and “Amen!” Each “Let there be” begins an “Amen” to God’s prayers for us as our Heavenly Father and Creator God calls into being every living thing in the heavens and on the earth. This poem prayer-a-phrases the beginning of that beginning as shown in today’s Bible reading from Genesis 1: God’s Prayers for Creation Genesis 1:1-13 In the beginning, God…. In the beginning – Chaos! Darkness! A wasteland! A world unformed…. Then a mighty wind – Ruah – swept over the waters, the Spirit of God hovered over the waters, and God prayed: “Let there be light,” and the light answered God’s prayer, and it was good. So God separated the light from darkness. God separated the waters above and the waters below, and the dry land appeared at God’s calling, and it was good. Then God prayed: “Let the earth bring forth,” and the earth responded; the earth obeyed, and it was good. © 2015, Mary