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bible verses about creation

Creation by God’s Word:

  • Genesis 1:1 – “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”
  • Genesis 1:3 – “And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light.”
  • Genesis 1:26 – “Then God said, ‘Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.'”
  • Psalm 33:6 – “By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, their starry host by the breath of his mouth.”
  • John 1:3 – “Through him all things were made; without him, nothing was made that has been made.”
  • Psalm 148:5 – “He commanded and they were created.”
  • Colossians 1:16 – “For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him.”
  • Psalm 19:1 – “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.”
  • Romans 1:20 – “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.”
  • Psalm 104:5 – “He set the earth on its foundations; it can never be moved.”

Creation Reflecting God’s Glory:

  • Psalm 24:1 – “The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.”
  • Psalm 50:6 – “The heavens declare his righteousness, for God himself is judge.”
  • Psalm 104:24 – “How many are your works, Lord! In wisdom, you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures.”
  • Psalm 139:13-14 – “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”
  • Psalm 8:3-4 – “When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them?”
  • Psalm 145:9 – “The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made.”
  • Psalm 8:6 – “You made them rulers over the works of your hands; you put everything under their feet.”
  • Psalm 95:5 – “The sea is his, for he made it, and his hands formed the dry land.”
  • Psalm 146:10 – “The Lord will reign forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the Lord.”
  • Romans 8:19 – “For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed.”

God’s Sustaining Creation:

  • Colossians 1:17 – “He is before all things, and in him, all things hold together.”
  • Psalm 147:8 – “He covers the sky with clouds; he supplies the earth with rain and makes grass grow on the hills.”
  • Job 12:10 – “In his hand is the life of every creature and the breath of all mankind.”
  • Psalm 104:10 – “He makes springs pour water into the ravines; it flows between the mountains.”
  • Psalm 65:9 – “You care for the land and water it; you enrich it abundantly. The streams of God are filled with water to provide the people with grain, for so you have ordained it.”
  • Psalm 104:27 – “All creatures look to you to give them their food at the proper time.”
  • Psalm 136:25 – “He gives food to every creature. His love endures forever.”
  • Psalm 145:16 – “You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing.”
  • Psalm 111:5 – “He provides food for those who fear him; he remembers his covenant forever.”
  • Psalm 107:9 – “He satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.”

Creation Reflecting God’s Majesty:

  • Psalm 89:11 – “The heavens are yours, and yours also the earth; you founded the world and all that is in it.”
  • Isaiah 40:12 – “Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, or with the breadth of his hand marked off the heavens? Who has held the dust of the earth in a basket, or weighed the mountains on the scales and the hills in a balance?”
  • Psalm 104:24 – “The earth is full of your creatures.”
  • Proverbs 3:19 – “By wisdom, the Lord laid the earth’s foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place.”
  • Psalm 19:1 – “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.”
  • Romans 1:20 – “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.”
  • Psalm 145:3 – “Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom.”
  • Psalm 97:6 – “The heavens proclaim his righteousness, and all peoples see his glory.”
  • Isaiah 6:3 – “The earth is filled with his glory.”