|The Orion Nebula (NASA)|
How did God create the universe? You might be surprised to find out. The description in Genesis 1 could not use the specialized vocabulary we have today to talk about physics and astronomy. So it used the closest available equivalents to bring its point across.
An example is the word “waters” in Gen. 1:2. What do you think when you read “the Spirit of God was hovering* over the surface of the waters” (Gen. 1:2)? Do you get a picture of a sea or ocean that looks pretty much like the earth looks today? But the Bible says the seas were not made until the third day of Creation (Gen. 1:10). If these waters were not seas, what were they?