The seventh day was the first thing to be made sacred by God in Scripture. Later, when Moses recorded God’s ten commandments, the fourth one about keeping the Sabbath is grounded in this passage, right here.
The secrets of the very beginning of all things that have ever been, have been here for millennia, for any ordinary person to read. These are the weighty mysteries from which unfold our own beginnings, the meaning of life.
Reading about the creation of the world was an incredible experince for me, as child. So full of lie, and joy, beauty and goodness.
Being called to dinner would break into my Bible world, and I would have to emerge into the dinginess of my real life.