The Creation of the World

In the (A)beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was (B)without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.

And God said, (C)“Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.

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Walking in the Light

(A)This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that (B)God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. (C)If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and (D)do not practice the truth. But (E)if we walk in the light, (F)as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and (G)the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.

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14 (A)“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 (B)Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so (C)that[a] they may see your good works and (D)give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 5:16 Or house. 16Let your light so shine before others that

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