Chapter Outline God creates heaven and earth. (1, 2)The creation of light. (3–5)God separates the earth from the waters, and makes it fruitful. (6–13)God forms the sun, moon, and stars. (14–19)Animals created. (20–25)Man created in the image of God. (26–28)Food appointed. (29, 30)The work of creation ended and approved. (31) Verses 1, 2 The first […]
Genesis is a name taken from the Greek, and signifies “the book of generation or production;” it is properly so called, as containing an account of the origin of all things. There is no other history so old. There is nothing in the most ancient book which exists that contradicts it; while many things recorded by the oldest heathen writers, or to be traced in the customs of different nations, confirm what is related in the book of Genesis.
Chapter Outline The first sabbath. (1–3)Particulars about the creation. (4–7)The planting of the garden of Eden. (8–14)Man is placed in it. (15)God’s command. (16, 17)The animals named, The making of woman, The Divine institution of marriage. (18–25) Verses 1–3 After six days, God ceased from all works of creation. In miracles, he has overruled nature, […]
Verses 1-31 Genesis 1:1. In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. When that “beginning” was, we cannot tell. It may have been long ages before God fitted up this world for the abode of man, but it was not self-existent; it was created by God, it sprang from the will and the […]
Verses 1-17 Genesis 2:1-8. Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: […]
Verses 1-24 Genesis 3:1-9. Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit […]