August 3, 2021


1 B The first appearance of the word for life - in Hebrew חַיִּים occurs in Genesis 2:7, the second account of God's creation:
"Then the Lord God formed man from the dust of the ground,
and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and the man became a living being."

2 C God created man in "our image" on the sixth day of creation (Genesis 1:26-27):
"Then God said, 'Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness;
let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air,
and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.'
So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them."

3 A And the Lord God created woman from the rib of the man (Genesis 2:21-22).

4 B "You formed my inmost being; You knit me in my mother's womb."
This quote is from the Book of Psalms 139:13.

5 B "Before I formed you in the womb I knew you."
This quote is from the Prophet Jeremiah 1:5.

6 A Jesus was speaking of eternal life when he said, "If you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments" (Matthew 19:17).

7 D Jesus said, "I am the bread of life" in the Gospel of John 6:35.

8 C "But when God, who had set me apart even from my mother’s womb and called me through His grace,
was pleased to reveal His Son to me, so that I might preach Him among the Gentiles."
This quote is from Paul's Letter to the Galatians 1:15-16.

9 D "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places,
even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world,
that we should be holy and blameless before him."
This quote is from the Letter of Paul to the Ephesians 1:3-4.

10 A Of the Seven Churches of Revelation, Jesus speaks of the "tree of life" to the Church of Ephesus (Revelation 2:7).

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