Genesis 5 Devotional Commentary

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Genesis 5:1

Before the foundation of the world, God decreed that He would make man in His own image and likeness to have dominion over the earth, under the sovereign rule of God Himself. And so, God prepared a beautiful environment for His creation to enjoy.

And on the sixth day, He made man in His own image and breathed into him the breath of life. Man became a living being, made in the image and likeness of the eternal God on that amazing read more...

Genesis 5:3

In the first chapter of Genesis, we read that God created man in His own image - in the image of God He created them. He created them male and female and God blessed them and told them to, "Be fruitful and multiply." Adam was to produce offspring that would resemble himself - his character and nature. His children were to be born in the image and likeness of their earthly father, with Adam's traits, characteristics, and nature - in the same way read more...

Genesis 5:24

The man that walks with God is the one that lives in close, constant, and intimate intercourse with the Father, and Enoch was such a man of God. We are left in no doubt of his final moments on earth, for the writer to the Hebrews tells us that this godly man was translated to heaven when God took him. This man was raptured into God's presence, for, "Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him."