Wedding Bells in Eden
Take your Bibles, please and turn to Genesis chapter two, Genesis two and lets begin reading in verse eighteen. Genesis chapter two, verse eighteen. We're talking to you today about marriage. And the miracle of marriage. And today we're going to be studying about the first family and not Ronald and Nancy. We're going to be talking about Adam and Eve. And, how exciting it's going to be as we look at wedding bells in Eden. "And the Lord God said, it is not good that the man should be alone, I will make him an helpmeet for him. And out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field and every fowl of the air and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. And Adam gave names to all the cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field but, for Adam, there was not found an helpmeet for him. And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam and he slept and he that is God, took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof, and the rib which the Lord God had taken from the man made he a woman and brought her unto the man and Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh. She shall be called woman because she was taken out of man, therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother and shall cleave unto his wife and they shall be one flesh, and they were both naked and the man and his wife were not ashamed."
Theirs was a very wonderful home and in some ways they may have had some advantages over us. Besides the beautiful garden in which they lived. For example, Adam never did have to listen to Eve say, You were not the only man I could have married. " Not only that, Eve never had to listen to Adam say, "Now when I was a boy." Not only that, Adam never had to complain about what is this younger generation coming to, at least not yet, he's not had to complain. Nor di ...
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