The Old Testament: Their Monotheistic Religion

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Over 3 thousand years ago, the group of nomadic people called the Hebrews, became a tribe. They decided to write a book, called the Bible, which is about their monotheistic religion. The first part of the Bible, the Old Testament, tells the story of the Hebrew people and their relationship with the one God. The first story that appears in the Old Testament is the First Story of Creation. This story talks about how God created the Earth out of formless land and raging oceans, over a 7 day week. This creation story has a unique structure of 7 days. The days 1 & 4, 2 & 5, and 3 & 6 connect in a special way. Days 1-3 are like the foundation of the house. Days 4-6 are the furniture and detail that is put into the house. On day 1, light was created

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