As we read through Genesis 2:4-17, we encounter two trees. We find the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. We also find something else that we as Bible students recognize, a covenant.
God created the heavens and the earth in six days. On the seventh day, God rested from all his work. But what does that mean?
Starting in verse 28, we have the creation decrees of God over the newly created man and woman. As we look at these four verses I want to point out several aspects of God that we learn from these decrees. 1.God Blesses and Commands 2. God Provides 3.God Sees Everything
Have you ever heard the phrase Imago Dei? This is the Latin phrase for the “image of God.” You are probably familiar with this phrase. But what does that mean? As we look at Genesis 1:24-27, and consider other relevant passages several aspects of the image of God emerge. As humans, being created in the image of God means that we are unique, we rule, we are like God, and we have value.
When it comes down to it, the world would rather the God of, “Let there be,” not exist. They would rather live in the insanity of living in a world of I-don’t-knows, foundationless purpose and meaning, and fluid morals and ethics.
Genesis 1:1-2 began to introduce us to this God who created the heavens and earth. Genesis 1:3-23 shows us more of what we can know of this great Creator.