Genesis 1:26-27 says that God created man in his image. What does it mean to be created “in the image of God”?

How is God’s special blessing on humanity evident in Genesis 2?

What responsibilities does God give to Adam in Genesis 2?

What is it important that we believe that humanity was created in the image of God? What are the implications of this doctrine?

What does it mean for God to task humanity with “working” and “keeping” the garden? (2:15)

Why do you think that God forbade eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil? (2:16-17)

Why do you think that God brings animals to Adam for him to name? (2:19-20) What does this say about Adam’s responsibilities, and his relationship with the rest of creation?

Why do you think that God makes Eve out of Adam’s rib? (2:21-22)

What are some ways that this passage calling us to respond, and to live as Christians today?