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FOR USE IN
SECULAR AND OTHER SCHOOLS.
THOS. A. BOWDEN, B.A., Oxon.
THE BIBLE READING LESSONS now presented to the Public are verbatim extracts from the authorised version of the Holy Scriptures, only such portions having been omitted as appeared least suitable for reading in Schools.
BIBLE READING LESSONS.
THE BOOK OF GENESIS
ADAM AND EVE.
In the beginning God created the Heaven and the Earth.
And the earth was without form and void ; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And THE SPIRIT OF God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said
Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good : and God divided the light from the darkness. And God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. And the evening and the morning were the First Day. And God said,
• Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters,
• and let it divide the waters from the waters.' And God made the Firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firinament. And God called the firmament