Many of the favorite stories of the Bible are in Genesis including:

1.Creation
2.God loves people
3.Sin Kills
4.Rescue Announced
5.Noah—Flood
6.Abraham & Sarah
7.Isaac & Rebekah
8.Jacob's big family
9.Joseph

 

“ I will dwell in them and walk among them. I will be their God, and they shall be My people...And you shall be My sons and daughters," says the LORD Almighty.

—2 Cor. 6:16,18 NKJV

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Timeline Open BibleThe Bible Timeline gives an overview of the Bible.

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Read about God creating people in Genesis 2 in your own Bible or go to

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"Scripture taken from the New King James Version. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved."
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Genesis part 2

God Loves People

In the beginning God created the heavens, the earth. On the earth He created many amazing and wonderful things, but He longed for something more. God wanted friends, someone more like Him to love, have fellowship and share with.

 

Masterpiece Friendship

So God created people in His image and likeness and placed them in an amazing place, The Garden of Eden. It was Heaven on earth. God made every provision for His new friends, Adam and Eve. Because everything was pure and holy in the Garden, every day God, Who is pure and holy, came down from Heaven and walked and talked with them. He even presented His friends the earth to rule over and to take care of.

God spoke: "Let us make human beings in our image, make them reflecting our nature so they can be responsible for the fish in the sea, the birds in the air, the cattle, and, yes, Earth itself, and every animal that moves on the face of Earth." God created human beings; he created them godlike, reflecting God's nature. He created them male and female. God blessed them: "Prosper! Reproduce! Fill Earth! Take charge! Be responsible for fish in the sea and birds in the air, for every living thing that moves on the face of Earth."

—Genesis 1:28 MSG

God's plan was for it to be like Heaven on earth to all people, as they took dominion over the earth and cared for each other and everything on the earth. But someone else had another plan...

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