The Books of the Bible The Prophets for Kids | Page 4
Day 1 • G enes is, part 1 9
Then God said, “Let us make human beings so that they are like
us. Let them rule over the fish in the seas and the birds in the sky.
Let them rule over the livestock and all the wild animals. And let
them rule over all the creatures that move along the ground.”
So God created human beings in his own likeness.
He created them to be like himself.
He created them as male and female.
lessed them. He said to them, “Have children so that t here
will be many of you. Fill the earth and b
ring it under your control.
Rule over the fish in the seas and the b
irds in the sky. Rule over
every living creature that m
oves along the ground.”
Then God said, “I am giving you every plant on the face of the
whole e arth that produces its own s eeds. I am giving you every
tree that has fruit with seeds in it. All of them will be given to you
for food. I am giving every green p
lant as food for all the land ani
mals and for all the birds in the sky. I am also giving the plants to
all the creatures that move along the g round. I am giving them
to every living thing that breathes.” And that’s exactly what hap
God saw everything he had made. And it was very good. T
was evening, and t here was morning. It was day six.
So the heavens and the earth and everything in them were com
By the seventh day Go