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Read Genesis 2:18-24

Tuesday

Read Genesis 2:18-24

18 Then the LORD God said, “It is not good for the man to live alone. I will make a suitable companion to help him.” 19So he took some soil from the ground and formed all the animals and all the birds. Then he brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and that is how they all got their names. 20So the man named all the birds and all the animals; but not one of them was a suitable companion to help him.
21 Then the LORD God made the man fall into a deep sleep, and while he was sleeping, he took out one of the man’s ribs and closed up the flesh. 22He formed a woman out of the rib and brought her to him. 23Then the man said,
     “At last, here is one of my own kind—
      Bone taken from my bone, and flesh from my flesh.
      ‘Woman’ is her name because she was taken out of man.”
24That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united with his wife, and they become one.

Think

We are created for companionship.

Pray

Lord help me to be a good companion to those whom I love and those who love me.


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