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What did God do on each of the seven days?

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The first chapter of Genesis in the Old Testament describes God's creation of the earth in seven days in a process that begins with the organization of light and culminates with the creation of Man. According to Bible-history.com, the Bible teaches that the creation described in Genesis included the organization of the known universe from nothing by the mechanism of God's word.

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Bilbe-history.org relates the days of creation and the activity that took place on each day. On the first day, God separated the light from the darkness, calling them "day' and "night" respectively.

On the second day, God created the firmament known as heaven (sky), placing waters above and below the firmament.

The third day encompassed the creation of land and vegetation. God put land in the midst of the lower waters and called it "Earth." He called the waters "seas." God created every tree and plant and according to its own kind and made them bear their own seed.

On the fourth day, God made the sun, moon and stars. On the fifth day, God filled the ocean with sea animals and the heavens with birds.

On the sixth day, god created the land animals and then Man in his own image. Chapter two of Genesis explains that God let Adam, the first man, assign names to every other creature.

On the seventh day God rested.

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