breathed into man?s nostril the breath of life (2:7, cf. 22; <461108>1 Corinthians 11:8. <010401>Genesis 4:1; 5:3; 46:26; cf. <441721>Acts 17:21-26; <580710>Hebrews 7:10), and after man?s formation ceases from his work of creation ( <010202>Genesis 2:2).
<010127> Genesis 1:27 ? ?And God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him: male and female created he them?; 28 ? ?And God blessed them: and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth? cf. 22 ? of the brute creation: ?And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.? ( <010207>Genesis 2:7 ? ?And Jehovah God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul?; cf. 22 ? ?and the rib which Jehovah God had taken from the man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man?; <461108>1 Corinthians 11:8 ? ?For the man is not of the woman; but the woman of the man? ejx ajnro>v . <010401>Genesis 4:1 ? ?Eve ? bare Cain?; 5:3 ? Adam begat a son? Seth?; 46:26 ? ?All the souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, that came out of his loins:
<441726> Acts 17:26 ? ?he made of one [?father? or ?body?] every nation of men?; <580710>Hebrews 7:10 ? Levi was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchizedek met him?; <010202>Genesis 2:2 ? ?And on the seventh day God finished his work which he had made.? and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.? Shedd, Dogmatic Theology, 2:19- 29, adduces also <430113>John 1:13; 3:6; <450113>Romans 1:13; 5:12; <461522>1 Corinthians 15:22; <490203>Ephesians 2:3; <581209>Hebrews 12:9; <19D915>Psalm 139:15, 16. Only Adam had the right to be a creationist. Westcott, Com, on Hebrews, 114 ? ?Levi paying tithes in Abraham implies that descendants are included in the ancestor so far that his acts have force for them. Physically, at least, the dead so rules the living. The individual is not a completely self-centered being. He is member in a body. So far traducianism is true. But, if this were all, man would be merely result of the past and would have no individual responsibility. There is an element not derived from birth, though it may follow upon it. Recognition of individuality is the truth in creationism. Power of vision follows upon preparation of an organ of vision, modified by the latter but not created by it. So we have the social unity of the race, plus the personal responsibility of the individual, the influence of common thoughts plus the power of great men, the foundation of hope plus the condition ofjudgment.?
(b) It is favored by the analogy of vegetable and animal life, in which increase of numbers is secured, not by a multiplicity of immediate creations, but by the natural derivation of new individuals from a parent
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