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Genesis Chapter 2


God sets apart the seventh day                                                           V. 1-3


God sanctified the 7th day – Sanctified means “__________   ___________”


Exodus 20:8-11; Mark 2:23-28; Colossians 2:16-17



This is the history of…


Verse 7


People are __________ physical/material beings and conscious/spiritual beings




Creation Accounts:

Genesis 1                                   Genesis 2

God the Creator                         God the Covenant-keeper

Elohim (NKJV-God)                 Yahweh Elohim (NKJV-LORD God)

God as powerful                        God as personal

Creation of the universe             Creation of man

Climaxes with man                    Climaxes with marriage

The six days of creation             The sixth day of creation


-Nelson’s Complete Book of Bible Maps and Charts




Interestingly, the tree of life is mentioned 40 verses into the Bible, and it’s last mention is 19 verses from the end of the Bible in Revelation 22:2.


Read Rev. 22:1-2






Mankind receives the first ______________ command           V. 15-17


The Tree of the knowledge of good and evil



A closer look at Male and Female                                             V. 18-22


Genesis 1:27


E__________ person who has ever lived has been either a male or female.



The first marriage                                                                      V. 23-25


And Jesus answered and said to them, “Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning ‘made them male and female, and said ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’? So then, they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let not man separate.”                   -Matthew 19:4-6


There’s a _____________ in marriage! The man has a family of origin; so does the woman. But when they get married, they are a new entity in God’s eyes, and this oneness becomes a primary relationship and the family of origin becomes a secondary, hopefully still complementary, relationship.


Genesis chapter two gives us the basic building blocks of civilization – the ________________ of a man and a woman in marriage that could lead to procreation and the filling of the earth.


Nurture and cherish your spouse as your own flesh.