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   Adan & Eve

 

The Beginning of the Human Race?

 

     There are more than a few verses in the Scripture that will prove that they were not the beginning of the human race but I’ll start at the beginning of the Bible for the first one:

 

     Genesis 1:26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

 

     Genesis 1:27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

 

     Genesis 1:28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

 

     Genesis 1:29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.

 

     Genesis 1:30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.

 

     Genesis 1:31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

 

     The sixth day creation of human beings. This was not the creation of Adam and Eve.

 

     Adam was created sometime following the day that our Father rested from all His glorious work, that seventh day, which we all now call the Sabbath. Of course, there is no way to tell for sure but if all the days of creation are listed as: first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh we could reasonably say that Adam was created on the eighth day. He would be the eighth day creation.

 

     There is something that needs to be pointed out concerning the difference between the sixth day creation and the creation of Adam.

 

     In chapter 1:27 it says that our Father created this sixth day creation and the Hebrew for created is:

 

      Created__OT:1254 bara' (baw-raw'); a primitive root; (absolutely) to create; (qualified) to cut down (a wood), select, feed (as formative processes): -choose, create (creator), cut down, dispatch, do, make (fat).

 

     In chapter  2:7  it says that our Father formed this man Adam on the eighth day and the Hebrew for formed is:

 

      Formed__OT:3335 yatsar (yaw-tsar'); probably identical with OT:3334 (through the squeezing into shape); ([compare OT:3331]); to mould into a form; especially as a potter; figuratively, to determine (i.e. form a resolution):

 

     So, what do we have here? The sixth day creation, according to the Hebrew, was an act of creation as it seems was common with the previous five days, while with the eighth day creation of Adam, our Father formed the clay with His hands, giving the distinct impression that this was a special man.

 

     And indeed he was. Adam was the beginning of the Hebrew bloodline through which the Savior would be born. It is stated in Scripture that this first man was the first Adam and our Lord was THE Adam or the second Adam.

 

     And never forget that Satan will make many attempts, from the birth of Adam and Eve until the crucifixion of our Lord, to destroy or at the very least, pollute that bloodline by having gentiles marry into it and create children with a mixed bloodline. He was never successful.

 

     The Hebrew renders man in 1:26 simply as ‘adam but in 2:7 it is rendered ‘eth ‘adam, with ‘eth being the Hebrew for the article the.

 

     Allow me to back this up by quoting from the Companion Bible, appendix 14:

 

     “I. ‘Adam, without the article, denotes man or mankind in general (Gen 1:26; 2:5; 5:1, followed by the plural pronoun). With the article, it denotes the man, Adam, though rendered “man” in Gen 1:27; 2:7 (twice), 8:15; 8:16; 8:19 (marg), 22 (twice); 3, 12, 22, 24; 5:1, 6:1 (rendered “men”), 2, 3, 4. After this, the Hebrew ‘Adam=man or men, is used of the descendants of Adam. Hence, Christ is called “the son of Adam”, not the son of Enosh.”

 

     More simply put, the sixth day creation was mankind in general while the eighth day creation was THE Adamor through future generations, Jesus Christ.

 

     When the word man is used throughout chapter 1, it is used in terms of general mankind and the beginning verses of chapter 2 through verse 7, the word man denotes the first Adam of the Hebrew race.

 

     You have to understand that there is a lot, I mean, a lot of things going on in the first six chapters of Genesis and without going into the Hebrew language a person will never understand the whole of the information contained therein by just reading the English version in the King James.

 

     But once you do understand your eyes will be opened up to some of the wonderful truths of the Scriptures and where you may have had unanswered questions in the past, some things will just fall into place.

 

     And without pointing fingers, you could go to church every Sunday morning for the next 100 years and they would not even begin to scratch the surface.

 

     Why? Because two things are paramount when preaching under the sanctions of a large religious organization: baptism and salvation. I guess that the unwritten rule of thumb is to keep the congregation Biblically-stupid and scared of going to hell. What a price these pastors will ultimately pay.

 

     Something else that needs to be brought to your attention is in Genesis 1:28 where it says:

 

     Genesis 1:28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

 

     Our Father told this sixth day creation to replenish the earth and subdue it. In the Hebrew, the word replenish is male’:

 

       Replenish__OT:4390 male' (maw-lay'); or mala' (Est 7:5) (maw-law'); a primitive root, to fill or (intransitively) be full of, in a wide application (literally and figuratively):

 

     I know that it looks like the English word male but it’s pronounced maw-lay.

 

     Some people will argue that the word replenish, in the English, means that the earth was once full of human beings, then something happened, and now the earth has to be replenished or re-filled. And actually that’s exactly what our usage of the word is today. Replenish. Put stuff back in.

 

     But the Hebrew is not agreeing with the English. The Hebrew is saying to fill; as a container that was new and had never contained anything.

 

     The Hebrew says to fill while the English says replenish.

 

     Now, I’m not disagreeing with the use of the word replenish because the earth was indeed filled with a creation of our Father before this time but they were not human beings in earthly bodies but rather angels in spiritual bodies.

 

     And to understand what is meant by that you have to know that there are three different heaven/earth ages as the Apostle Peter explained to us in 2nd Peter:

 

     2nd Peter 3:5 For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water:

 

     2nd Peter 3:6 Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished:

 

     2nd Peter 3:7 But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.

 

     Another subject for another time. Right now, when you hear someone say that Adam and Eve were the beginning of the human race you can confidently disagree with them because our Father’s Word tells us that they weren’t.

     Update: 28 February 2017...

     It seems that there are some people that want to put racial overtones on these two OBVIOUSLY distinct creations of human beings and that is a sad state of affairs because it insinuates that our Father is also a racist, that He created some people ABOVE other people, and that simply is not true. It's a lie.

     These same people also insinuate that anyone who believes in the sixth day creation is also a racist and if I'm included in that category, then so be it. I would rather believe what our Father tells us over what some short-minded individual or group of individuals might think about me.

     ALL races were created on the sixth day, with the exception of the Hebrew race, which was created on the eighth day.

     The reason for Father creating the eighth day peoples, the Hebrew peoples, was to facilitate the birth of the Savior, Jesus Christ, so that ALL who sinned could find salvation and ultimately have the chance to enter into His Kingdom for the eternity.

     It wasn't the sin of disobedience by Adam and Eve that caused the need for this present earth age because this age was already in existence when their sin was committed. It was the sin of disobedience by Lucifer IN THE AGE BEFORE this one that necessitated this present age.

     And, apparently, our Father did not want the Savior to come from the multitude of peoples created on that sixth day; He wanted Him born of a specific race and that was the Hebrew race. And if one studies long enough you will find out that most of the Old Testament is concerned with these Hebrew peoples and documents how they grew in number, how they offended our Father and how they pleased Him.

     And we are to learn and be instructed by THEIR actions, to find out what WE need to do and how we are to live our lives in order to please Him.

     Our Father's intention was to create the HUMAN RACE, which He did. Why He made the sixth day creation to be of different skin colors is something I'll have to ask Him when I get to Paradise.

 

     And, ultimately, these sixth day peoples, different in skin color, also began to speak different languages after they collectively began to build the Tower of Babel, because our Father Himself confounded their language to STOP them from communicating with each other:

     Genesis 11: 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.


     Genesis 11:5 And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.


     Genesis 11:6 And the Lord said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.


     Genesis 11:7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.


     Genesis 11:8 So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city. KJV

     So, let's summarize what we have here:

     Adam and Eve were not the beginning of the human race, the sixth-day creation was.

    

     Adam and Eve committed the first sin AS HUMAN BEINGS, their sin being their transgression against a commandment of God: Don't eat of the fruit of one specific "tree". The truly FIRST RECORDED SIN was by Satan in the age that was, in the spiritual realm.

 

     We're not told if the sixth-day creation transgressed against a commandment that our Father MIGHT have given them or not. If it was important for us to know that,  He would have told us in the Book that He gave us, the Bible.

     Just because we understand that the different peoples of the sixth day creation had different skin colors does not make someone a racist. And those that call us racists are only spreading discord and lies. They are ignorant and so shall they remain.

 

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