I lift up my eyes to the mountains — where does my help come from?
My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.
"Ah, Sovereign LORD, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you.
Before the mountains were born or you brought forth the whole world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.
"Woe to those who quarrel with their Maker, those who are nothing but potsherds among the potsherds on the ground. Does the clay say to the potter, 'What are you making?' Does your work say, 'The potter has no hands'?
For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the LORD our Maker;
By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, their starry host by the breath of his mouth.
The LORD has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.
The LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him."
So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.
For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed.
For every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything.
For from him and through him and for him are all things. To him be the glory forever! Amen.
Our help is in the name of the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.
He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.
Do you not know? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom.
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: "The old has gone, the new is here!
Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done.
Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all that is in them, saying: "To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever!"
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."
he builds his lofty palace "in the heavens and sets its foundation "on the earth; he calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out over the face of the land — the LORD is his name.
'For in him we live and move and have our being.' "As some of your own poets have said, 'We are his offspring.' [^3]
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.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.
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.