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to be a test of the Lesson being understood, but in many places to lead a child step by step to some important conclusion.

It is scarcely necessary to say that these Lessons are not to be learned by heart.


From the 1st and 2d Chapters of Genesis.

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

And the Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.

And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.


And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: but of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

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Who made the heaven and the earth?
Who made man?
Of what was the first man made ?
Where did God place the first man?
Of what tree was the man forbidden to eat?
What did God say would be the conse-

quence of his eating it?

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