Bible: Eph. 2:1-3; 4:16-20
New Life Individually
2:1 And although you were 1 dead 2 in your transgressions and sins, 2:2 in which 3 you formerly lived 4 according to this world’s present path, 5 according to the ruler of the kingdom 6 of the air, the ruler of 7 the spirit 8 that is now energizing 9 the sons of disobedience, 10 2:3 among whom 11 all of us 12 also 13 formerly lived out our lives in the cravings of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath 14 even as the rest… 15
The Beginning of Civilization
4:17 Cain had marital relations 2 with his wife, and she became pregnant 3 and gave birth to Enoch. Cain was building a city, and he named the city after 4 his son Enoch. 4:18 To Enoch was born Irad, and Irad was the father 5 of Mehujael. Mehujael was the father of Methushael, and Methushael was the father of Lamech.
4:19 Lamech took two wives for himself; the name of the first was Adah, and the name of the second was Zillah. 4:20 Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the first 6 of those who live in tents and keep 7 livestock.