Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.
3 Then God spoke and said, “Let there be light,” and there was light
26 Then God said, “Let us make human beings in our image, to be like us
27 So God created human beings in his own image.
Genesis 2:7Tthe LORD God formed the man from the dust of the ground. He breathed the breath of life into the man’s nostrils, and the man became a living person.
15 The LORD God placed the man in the Garden of Eden and warned him, “You may freely eat the fruit of every tree in the garden— 17 except the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. If you eat its fruit, you are sure to die.”
Genesis 3:1 One day The shrewdest serpent asked the woman, “Did God really say you must not eat the fruit from any of the trees in the garden?”
2 “Of course we may eat fruit from the trees in the garden,” the woman replied. 3 “It’s only the fruit from the tree in the middle of the garden that we are not allowed to eat. God said, ‘You must not eat it; if you do, you will die.’”
4 “You won’t die!” the serpent replied to the woman. 5 “God knows that your eyes will be opened as soon as you eat it, and you will be like God, knowing both good ……and evil.”
6 The woman was convinced. She saw that the tree was beautiful and its fruit looked delicious, and she wanted the wisdom it would give her. So she took some of the fruit and ate it. Then she gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it, too. 7 At that moment their eyes were opened, and they suddenly felt shame
9 ...the man and his wife heard the LORD God walking about in the garden. So they hid
21 And the LORD God made clothing from animal skins for Adam and his wife to cover them. For.. ….Hebrews 9:22 without the shedding of blood, there is no forgiveness.
20 Then the man—Adam—named his wife Eve, because she would be the mother of all who live.
Ps 51:5 I was born a sinner—
Romans 3:9 all people, are under the power of sin. 10 As the Scriptures say,
“No one is righteous—
not even one.
Isaiah 1: 18 the LORD says,
“Though your sins are like scarlet,
I will make them as white as snow.
Though they are red like crimson,
I will make them as white as wool.
Isaiah 9:6 A child has been born to us,
a son has been given to us.
… he is:
Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Luke 2:7 [Mary] gave birth to her firstborn son.
10. “Don’t be afraid!” The angel said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. 11 The Savior—yes, the Messiah, the Lord—has been born
Isaiah 9: 2 The people who walk in darkness
will see a great light.
For those who live in a land of deep darkness,
a light will shine.
Jesus grew and He said
John 3:3 Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, unless you are born again, you cannot see the Kingdom of God.”
4 “What do you mean?” … “How can an old man go back into his mother’s womb and be born again?”
5 Jesus said, “I assure you, no one can enter the Kingdom of God without being born of water and the Spirit. 6 Humans can reproduce only human life, but the Holy Spirit gives birth to spiritual life.
Isaiah 53:6 All of us, like sheep, have strayed away.
We have left God’s paths to follow our own.
Yet the LORD laid on him
the sins of us all.
7 He was oppressed and treated harshly,
yet he never said a word.
He was led like a lamb to the slaughter.
And as a sheep is silent before the shearers,
he did not open his mouth
9 He had done no wrong
and had never deceived anyone.
But he was buried like a criminal;
he was put in a rich man’s grave.
Luke 24 1But very early on Sunday morninga the women went to the tomb, .… 2They found that the stone had been rolled away from the entrance. 3 So they went in, but they didn’t find the body of the Lord Jesus. 4 As they stood there puzzled, two men suddenly appeared to them, clothed in dazzling robes.
5 The women were terrified and bowed with their faces to the ground. Then the men asked, “Why are you looking among the dead for someone who is alive? 7 He isn’t here! He is risen from the dead!"
Isaiah 55: 3 3 Incline your ear and come to Me. Listen, that you may live;
Ezekiel36:22 Give the people …this message from the Sovereign LORD: I am bringing you back, but not because you deserve it. I am doing it to protect my holy name, on which you brought shame ……25. Your filth will be washed away, and you will no longer worship idols. 26 And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart. 27 And I will put my Spirit in you ...28 “And you will live… You will be my people, and I will be your God.
John 10:10 [Jesus] came so that [you] may have life and have it abundantly
Acts 10:.43 To him all the prophets bear witness that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”
Romans 6: 4 Just as Christ was raised from the dead …, we too might walk in newness of life.
II Corinthians 5:17 ...for, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. 18 All this is from God,
Ephesians 2:1 You were dead in … [your] sins 4 But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, 5 even when we were dead …, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—
I Peter 1:23 You have been born again,
Romans 8:23 And we … believers long for our bodies to be released from sin and suffering. We..wait with eager hope for the day when God will give us our full rights as his adopted children, including the new bodies he has promised us. 24 We were given this hope when we were saved
Colossians 1: 2 To the holy ones and faithful brothers [and sisters]a in Christ …:
Grace to you and peace from God our Father.