Cows and Carp

Genesis 2:18 “The Lord God said, ‘It is not good for man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.’” Observation: God had put Adam into the garden made expressly for their shared intimacy. (Gen. 2:8) He had set the boundaries (vv 15-17) and then made the...

Knee Pads and a Hoe

Genesis 2:8 “Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden; and there He put the man he had formed.” Observation: Genesis 2 begins to give more detail of God’s provision for Adam. Gen. 1:27 tells us that we were created in His image, then this business...

Dinner Bell

Genesis 2:2 “…on the seventh day He rested from all His work.” (NIV) Observation: God’s first workweek was finished. Creation was complete, so now He rested. Gen 2:3 tells us more…that it was because He rested that the seventh day was blessed and made holy....

Driveway Gravel

Genesis 1:3 “And God said, ‘Let there be light’, and there was light. Observation: God created light on earth’s first day. A moment before, the earth had been “formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep…” (v 1:2) But in an instant God spoke light...

Herding Cats

Genesis 1:28 “Fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground.” Observation: We witness here the sixth day of creation, the day when God commanded the land to “produce living...