Genesis 1

I. Introduction
A. Background information
B. Purpose and significance of the chapter

II. The Creation of the World
A. Verse 1: In the beginning, God creates the heavens and the earth
B. Verse 2: The earth is formless and empty, covered in darkness
C. Verses 3-5: God speaks light into existence and separates it from darkness, calling it day and night
D. Verses 6-8: God creates the expanse to separate the waters above from the waters below, calling it the sky
E. Verses 9-10: God gathers the waters below into one place, calling it the seas, and brings forth dry land, calling it earth
F. Verses 11-13: God creates vegetation, plants, and trees, each producing seeds according to their kind

III. The Creation of the Heavenly Bodies
A. Verses 14-19: God creates the sun, moon, and stars to serve as signs for seasons, days, and years
B. God places them in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth

IV. The Creation of Living Creatures
A. Verses 20-23: God creates sea creatures and birds, blessing them to be fruitful and multiply
B. Verses 24-25: God creates land animals according to their kind, blessing them to be fruitful and multiply

V. The Creation of Humanity
A. Verse 26: God declares, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness,” indicating the Trinity
B. Verse 27: God creates humans, male and female, in His image
C. Verse 28: God blesses them, commands them to be fruitful, multiply, and rule over the earth

VI. The Conclusion
A. Verse 31: God sees all He has made and declares it to be very good
B. God rests on the seventh day, blessing it and setting it apart as holy

Note: This outline provides a general structure of Genesis 1, highlighting key points and events. The actual chapter consists of 31 verses and contains additional details that are not included in this outline.