Like all of God's other commandments, the commandment has multiple purposes:
The immediate result of the commandment is that the earth gets populated, and God says so as part of the commandment.
Babies are Good
Another reason for every commandment is to emphasize how we should think about things. This commandment tell us that babies are ...
Eph 1:12 Apostle Paul says that the Believer is sealed with the holy spirit of promise.
In Acts 1, Jesus told the disciples that they would receive the Holy Ghost with power. Power to witness.
In Jonn 20:22, when Jesus breathed on the disciples they received the seal of eternal life now that Jesus had died for their sins. On the day of Pentecost they would ...
23 And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for the
glory of God gives it light, and its lamp is the Lamb. (Revelation
In the new Heaven and Earth, there will be no need for a sun to give light on the Earth, so it is possible. Presumably, the direct glory of God served the purpose of providing light before He delegated that ...
Genesis 2:20, NIV: "So the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds in the sky and all the wild animals. But for Adam no suitable helper was found."
It is evident from scripture that both Adam and God were looking for a suitable sex partner from among the animal kingdom. All the animals were paraded before Adam to both name evaluate as a candidate ...