How did God make everyone else after Adam and Eve?
When God created animals and plants, he gave them the ability to reproduce themselves. The same is true with Adam and Eve - God created them with the ability to make babies. Adam and Eve had babies; then, when those children grew up, they got married and also had children. Those children also grew up and had babies. As time went on, there were more and more people on the earth. And although God didn't make each person the same way he created Adam and Eve, he was still involved with the creation of each one, watching over and putting him or her (and you) together just right.
Then Adam lay with Eve his wife. She conceived and gave birth to a son, Cain (meaning "I have created"). For, as she said, "With God's help, I have created a man!" Her next child was his brother, Abel. Abel became a shepherd. Cain was a farmer. (Genesis 4:1-2)
Genesis 1:28; 5:1-18; 6:1; Psalm 139:13-18; Ezekiel 36:11; Hebrews 6:14
Note to Parents
Many parents avoid this issue becuase they are uncomfortable talking about sex. Don't communicate nonverbally that this is a dirty or embarrassing topic. But at the same time, don't give children more information that they want or need.
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