by Ruth Carter on June 23, 2017

So, is there such a thing as an ape-man?
Oh no! A thousand times no!
There never has been, and there never will be.
God told us in the Bible long ago.

Put on your Bible glasses.
Let’s see what God’s Word has to say.
Just how did human beings arrive here?
In Genesis, God puts it this way:

Who Made the First Man and Woman?

So God created man in His own image.Genesis 1:27

How Did God Make the First Man?

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 being.Genesis 2:7

How Did God Make the First Woman?

And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept; and He took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in its place. Then the rib which the Lord God had taken from man He made into a woman.Genesis 2:21–22

When Did God Make the First Man and Woman?

Man was made after land animals on the sixth day of Creation Week. Genesis 1:24–31

What Were the First Man and Woman Like?

So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.Genesis 1:27

Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve at the Creation Museum

So I’m glad that you asked about our past.
The Bible describes our family tree.
You didn’t come from ape-like creatures at all.
You’re made specially in God’s image, you see.

And I know of your worth and value,
because of what happened long ago.
God saw we were stuck with a problem,
we could not fix by ourselves here below.

It was a heart of sin we inherited.
Death was the punishment alone.
But instead of this crushing our future,
God sent us His very own Son.


Jesus was given our punishment.
He lost His life in our place.
This sacrifice was not made for animal kinds,
but for people—the precious human race!

By the way, I really, really, really learned a lot about ape-men. Did you?

I Really, Really, Really Want to Learn About Ape-Men

This book teaches kids about different types of neanderthals, the differences between ape-men and humans, and how God created man. All from a biblical perspective!

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