When God created Eve, we often assumed that Adam was lonely because his need of love is not fulfilled, so God created Eve to fulfil Adam’s need of love. This must not be true. Adam did not thirst for love. He had the fullness of love in his relationship with God. Otherwise, God is not a perfect God. But God is a perfect God, and Adam enjoyed every fullness of blessings in his relationship with the perfect God. God created Eve not to fulfil Adam’s need, but so that she could be a suitable helper for him. Now it might seem that if there was a helper then there must have been someone to be helped. But we have seen that this was not the case. A more precise explanation would be: God created Eve for His own glory; God created Eve so that she could be a suitable helper for Adam; God created Eve so that Adam could love Eve.
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