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Adam & Eve

God gives man a mate, that will be able to relate to him. Man needed someone he could identify with, and be affectionate towards and have a family with. Man needed someone that was of his own kind, being that there was nothing else that was like him in all of God's creation.

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Know that our journey has already taken us through the first chapter of Genesis. And keep in mind, from within that chapter, we were able to do a quick overview of God's six day creation process. And on top of that, in the previous article, we were also able, to take a closer look at the garden that was known has the Garden of Eden.

I'd pointed out, how this was a very special, and magnificent place that the Lord had created, specifically for mankind. For I'd pointed out that from within this garden, God had given us everything. All we had to do, as humans, was to be obedient, while we acknowledge one restriction and adhere to it: "And the Lord God commanded the man [Adam], saying, 'Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die." -- Genesis 2:16,17

Now we won't delve into this commandment at this time, for we will come back to it. However, in the meantime, let's move forward a little; for we find that the Sacred Record begins to reveal, a record that appears to be a different, or as some would like to call it, a second creation account. Now I believe that some have made the crucial mistake of teaching this passage as such. But understand, when it comes to this particular passage, I hold true to the notion, this is simply not the case.

For what we basically have, when it comes to this passage, deals with the fact that this particular passage, is simply providing us with a more detailed, and completed account, when it comes to what God did during the sixth stage of the creation process. Now when it comes to this so-called second creation record, like I stated earlier, it simply introduces us to a more detailed record, when it comes to the creation of Adam and Eve. Now personally, I like to believe, God had put in a lot of work and detail, when it came to the molding and crafting of the human being.

And this is why, I also believe, God had taken upon Himself, to provide us with a record that gives us way more specifics, and a better explanation, when it came to the creation of the human being. For at this moment in time, when God created us, it was a very big deal. And it's good, we we're presented with a quick summary, when it came to our creation. Now this is why this particular article, will focus a little bit more on the recorded creation account of Adam (whose name means: man) and Eve (whose name means: life.)

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Crafted & Formed

Now let's begin by taking a look back, when it came to the time period, where humanity was at it's purest form: "The Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living soul." -- Genesis 2:7

So it's from within this Scripture, we'll take a quick look at the phrase: Now when the passage says "The Lord God formed man." Understand that this phrase is simply putting an emphasis, on how man was not only formed by the Hand of God, but crafted as well. Keep in mind that up to this point, from within the Sacred Record, everything that God had created, was just that, a creation.

But when God came to make man, He didn't just create man, he formed and crafted him. Also understand, it's at this part of the Scripture, where it's revealed to us that there was a special process that had taken place, when God got around to creating the human being.

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The Breathe of God

Now if you were to look at the phrase: "...breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living soul." Now we find that this part of the Scripture is revealing to us that although we were being formed from the dust of the earth, life would be activated from the breath of God. Now I hold true to the notion, this little piece of information is extremely important, for you must understand, the breath of God imparted a piece of Him into us.

And it was at that moment, God was a part of us, and because of this, we'd gained various life attributes that can be attached to many different things that were woven from throughout God's overall creation. To put it simply, we gained life attributes of being able: to grow, nourish, have senses and emotions, along with a rational thought process; along with being able to reason, the gift of understanding, and being able to develop the type of logic, no other creature can match. Know that the breath of God, gave us natural life that's able to reach to the highest degree.

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Adam & Eve

Nevertheless, we move forward... So let's take a quick look, after what had happened after God had formed Adam. For you must know, it would be at this point, the Lord had placed a garden eastward, from within a place called Eden. The Sacred Record reveals that God then placed Adam within this particular garden, and it was Adam's job to be a good steward, when it came to the keeping of it.

Also know, part of Adam's job, was to give names to all of the animals that God had brought to him.These animals included: cattle, the fowls of the air, and the beast of the fields: "And the Lord God said, 'It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him.'" -- Genesis 2:18

Know that we are social creatures and so therefore, it wasn't good for man to be alone. Of course some would ask: "But what about God's awesome creation that surrounded us, shouldn't that have been enough?" And if one were to be honest that person would have to admit, this is a valid question, especially when you just look at the surface of the Sacred Text.

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Going Deeper

But know that once we delve a little deeper, we'll soon notice, there wasn't nothing from within God's awesome creation that resembled man. Especially since we were made from the richest, most truest and purest source there was, God Himself. There was nothing else from within all of God's glorious creation, we could relate to on a personal level.

And because of this, God decides to give man a mate. Someone that will be able to relate and interact with him. For man needed someone he could identify with, be affectionate towards and have a family with.

Man needed someone that was of his own kind, being that there was nothing else that was like him in all of God's creation. Keep in mind that God is awesome, and we should be reminded of this fact every time we place our eyes upon His marvelous creation. Thank you God for all you have given us, for you are worthy to be praised!

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Now that we have taken a look at the process that God had taken when it came to creating the human. We will now take a look at the events that caused the human being to fall away from God. We will also explore the trap that was placed and the temptations that led man into that very same trap.

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01) God Created the Earth

02) Let there be Light

03) Adam the Highlight

04) The Garden of Eden


06) Adam & Eve - The Fall of Humanity

07) Adam & Eve - Banished From The Garden of Eden

08) Cain's Jealousy

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09) Cain Banished From The Land

10) The Prophet Enoch

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