Scripture & Catechism

4 These are the generations of the heavens and the earth when they were created. In the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,
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337 God himself created the visible world in all its richness, diversity and order. Scripture presents the work of the Creator symbolically as a succession of six days of divine "work", concluded by the "rest" of the seventh day.(Gen 1:1 - Gen 2:4) On the subject of creation, the sacred text teaches the truths revealed by God for our salvation,(cf. DV 11) permitting us to "recognize the inner nature, the value and the ordering of the whole of creation to the praise of God."(LG 36 # 2)