Dr. Danny Campbell
This young convert was deeply impressed and determined to make these the rules of his life. From that day onward throughout his life he made it a rule to spend the first moments of his day alone with God and God's Word. Before he read a letter, looked at a paper or even read a telegram, he went first to the Bible, that the first impression of the day might be what he got directly from God.
- Series: Genesis Teaching
- Scripture: Genesis 2
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…
People are __________ physical/material beings and conscious/spiritual beings
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
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.