2-Bible Story Posts, Act 1, Scene 1--the Overture
The presentation of Genesis 1-11 as the Overture to the rest of the Bible.
Our journey to the Land of Revelation Knowledge has brought us here, to Stage #1, where Vignette #1: The Creation of the World is about to begin. As the action of God’s One Big Story starts to unfold, we need to keep in mind that the events we will be witnessing here have been designed to serve more than one purpose. Not only will they be teaching us important Life Lessons through the actions of the characters on the Earthly Stage before us, but they will also be contributing to the story-behind-the-story taking place simultaneously on the Heavenly Stage above us. More importantly, though, they will be providing us with…