Eve: The Most Beautiful Woman Who Ever Lived
Jesse M. Hendley
We read of the creation of Eve in Genesis, chapter 2. We read in verse 19 that out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field, every fowl of the air, and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them. And whatsoever Adam called every creature that was the name thereof. And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field.
But for Adam there was not found a helpmeet for him. And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept. And He took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof; and the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made He a woman, and brought her unto the man. And Adam said, this is now bone of my bone 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, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.
Eve was a wonderful, wonderful woman. She was indeed the mother of the human race, the first mother. ''Eve'' means, ''mother of life'' or ''mother of all who have life.''
We have here the creation of Eve, the fact that God made her directly with His own hand. Woman came out of man. God created Adam, then God created out of Adam, Eve. Adam was the first one who came into the world. We read in First Timothy 2:13 that Adam was first formed, then Eve. And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression.
So Adam was created first. This does not mean that woman is inferior to man. It simply means the place God has given her. It is wonderful to know, and to realize, the position God has given us. That is something we all must learn. That is not only true of man and woman, but in every phase of life. We must realize that GOD is operating in our lives, and that He has a plan for our ...
There are 12458 characters in the full content. This excerpt only shows a 2000 character sample of the full content.