[bible:365] Day 1 – Genesis 1-5

I don’t know about you, but I thoroughly enjoyed my first day of reading, and am so excited this is going to be a regular activity for the whole year!

On another note, I apologize for how late the posts came out today, I’m still figuring out the logistics of doing my reading and writing the posts in a way that works for me, but are still available for you before 11pm. Regardless, onto my reflection.

Chapter One

If you think about it, there is a lot of controversy over how our culture relates to what the Bible says, including such polarizing topics as abortion, homosexuality and the death penalty. But what hit me here is that you can’t even make it through the first sentence of the Bible without a major controversy arising.

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. – Genesis 1:1

Already we have controversy about whether this statement is true or not, not to mention the controversy that surrounds the rest of the chapter: continue reading….