“And He was saying to them,
‘The Sabbath was made for man,
and not man for the Sabbath.
God gave Man a gift. He made a day for everyone to rest. God had finished the work of making the heavens and the earth. He had made everything that was placed in the heavens and earth.
Adam, the first man, has named all the animals. God made Adam’s wife from Adam’s rib bone. God called them both man. Adam named his wife woman. It was a busy day 6.
God blessed man and woman. God blessed day 7. It became a day of rest for man and woman and for animals that work. God rested on day 7.
Let us count to 7 and say the name of each day as man has named the days:
1. Sunday 2. Monday. 3. Tuesday 4. Wednesday
5. Thursday 6. Friday 7. Saturday, the Sabbath.
As you read the Bible you should find these scriptures and others that tell more about this story: Genesis 1:26-29, Genesis 2:1-3, Genesis 5:1-2,
Isaiah 58:13, 14, Mark 22:27, 28, John 5:17, Acts 20:7, I Corinthians 16:2
( 1 ) <经文> 马可福音2：27-28 “耶稣又对他们说：
The God who made the world and all things in it,
Since He is Lord of heaven and earth,
does not dwell in temples made with hands;
neither is He served by human hands,
as though He needed anything,
since He Himself gives to all life and breath and all things;
and He made from one,
every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth,
having determined their appointed times,
and the boundaries of their habitation, that they should seek God,…
God had a garden. He planted this garden in Eden. It was a big garden. Adam was created and put in the garden to live and to work. The garden was full of beautiful trees and of trees that grew wonderful fruit to eat. A river flowed up in the garden and watered the garden. Mist also watered the garden so all the plants could grow and bear fruit. This river was pure and clean. The animals could drink from it. Adam could drink from it.
Out side the Garden of Eden the river divided into 4 rivers. We do not know the name of the river in the Garden but God tells us the names of the four rivers it divided into the two of the countries encircled by two rivers. He tells us one country had good gold, onyx and bdellium. Find the names on the map.
God made a beautiful world for all of us to live in. Where do you live? Do you see a river sometimes? Ask some one to show these to you on a map.
Read about this story in the Bible Genesis 2:6-15, Genesis 1:28-30,
( 2 ) <经文> 使徒行传17：24-27这位创造天、地和其中万物
And God blessed them;
and God said to them,
“Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it;
And rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky,
and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”
God had plans for Adam and Eve. God put Adam, the first man, in the Garden of Eden as a home in which to live and work.
God told Adam he was to work it. Adam was to work the Garden of Eden so plants would grow well. Adam was to keep the garden. This meant he was to guard it. He was not to let in anything that would harm any of God’s creation in the Garden. Adam and Eve were to bring under control and rule the Garden and the earth, which God had made. Their children were to do so also.
Do you have a place to plant a seed? Try a little pot of dirt. Plant a seed in it. Water it carefully and protect the plant from insects and dangers as it grows. You can be a gardener also.
Would you like to know more about this story from the Bible? Read Genesis 1:26-28, Genesis 2:5, 15
( 3 ) <经文> 使徒行传17：24-27 “这位创造天、地和其中万
“He who has an ear,
let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
To him who overcomes,
I will grant to eat of the tree of life,
Which is in the Paradise of God.”
God created all kinds of beautiful trees, which produced wonderful fruits. Some of them you and I have never seen. Do you remember God planted the Garden of Eden? He created two special trees in the Garden of Eden. He called one tree the “tree of Life” and the other tree the “tree of the knowledge of good and evil.”
God commanded Adam that he could eat the fruits from every tree in the garden except he must not eat the fruits from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
Adam must obey, God said, or He would punish him.
Have your Daddy and Mama, or someone who takes care of you, told you not to eat something or not to touch it? Do you obey? God says you must obey them.
You can read about this in the Bible: Genesis 2:9,16,17, Genesis 3, Ephesians 6:1-2, Revelation 2:7, Revelation 22:1,2
( 4 ) <经文> 创世记1：28上帝赐福给他们，说：生养