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"And then God said..."
Plate I: Spirit on the Water
H.23" W.23" D.7" In the beginning…the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. GENESIS 1:1-2 NRSV
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Plate II: Let There Be Light
H.24"W.25" D.8" Then God said, "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. GENESIS 1:3-5 NRSV
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Plate III: Separation of the Firmament
H.20" W.19" D.7" And God said, "Let there be a dome in the midst of the waters, and let is separate the waters from the waters." So God made the dome and separated the waters that were under the dome from the waters that were above the dome. And it was so. GENESIS 1: 6-7 NRSV
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Plate IV: Land Amidst the Waters
H.21" W.19" D.5.5" And God said, "Let the waters under the sky be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear." God called the dry land Earth, and the waters that were gathered together he called Seas. And God saw that it was good. GENESIS 1:9-10 NRSV
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Plate V: Let Earth Put Forth
H.25" W.22" D.7.5" Then God said, "Let the earth put forth vegetation: plants yielding seed, and fruit trees of every kind on earth that bear fruit with seed in it" And it was so. GENESIS 1:11 NRSV
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Plate VI: Two Great Lights
H.23" W.23" D.4" God made the two great lights-the greater light to rule the day and the lesser light to rule the night-and the stars. God set them in the dome of the sky to give light upon earth, to rule over the day and over the night, and to separate the light from the darkness. And God saw that it was good. GENESIS 1:16-18 NRSV
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Plate VII: The Peaceable Kingdom
H.24" W.20" D.7" And God said, "Let the waters bring forth swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the dome of the sky." And God said, "Let the earth bring forth living creatures of every kind: cattle and creeping things and wild animals of the earth of every kind." GENESIS 1:20,24 NRSV
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Plate VIII: Creation of Humankind
H.22" W.24" D.6.5" So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. God blessed them, and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing that moves upon the earth." GENESIS 1:27-28 NRSV
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