I believe the following based on my careful study of the Bible:
God created everything as revealed in Genesis 1 & 2 AA and many scriptures throughout the Bible.
From Adam to Joseph there was an overlapping of generations so that oral & written history could easily pass from generation to generation. AC In addition God interacted directly with Adam AB, Eve, Seth & many others. After the birth of Seth’s son, Enosh; Then men began to call upon the name of the Lord. A Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him. B God met with Noah several times. BA About 2100 BC God spoke with Job. C God spoke with Abraham many times from 2090 BC until his death; D God met with Moses at the burning bush in Midian and many times during his life. G Moses was the inspired editor and writer of the book of Genesis and the next four books of the old Testament. GA
These and many more direct interventions of men and women with God reveal God entering into covenant relationships with man. There are eight covenants GB of major significance explaining God’s purpose and plan of redemption with man. The eighth is the New Covenant H
The New Covenant rests upon the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross, and secures eternal life, for all who believe and receive it. It is absolutely unconditional, and it is final and irrevocable.
Four essential elements govern our relationship with God through the new covenant “sealed by the blood of Jesus.”
First, we are to receive it. We are to accept the shed blood of Jesus “by grace through faith” J and receive the forgiveness of sin.
Second, we are to proclaim it. Having eternal salvation we are to share it, Jesus commands, “Go into all the world…and make disciples.” K
Third, we are to live it. Receiving Jesus as Savior, brings about the miracle from the Word of God expressed by the Apostle Peter, “His divine power has given us everything required for life and godliness through the knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness L.
Fourth, we must nourish it. The result is a transformed life by maturing and learning to live a Jesus centered life. By the Word of God, the believer enjoys the blessings of Gos’s grace in this life and future glory in heaven M.
For more information see the 39 books in the Old Testament and 27 books in the New Testament at Bible Gateway and Evangelism Helps . See this site for Bible Timelines from Creation to New heaven & Earth & for latest scientific evidence Genetic Entropy Points to a Young Creation and more at Institute for Creation Research .
Footnotes: AA- The Book of Beginnings by Henry M Morris III; A- Genesis 4:26; AB- Genesis 3:15; AC- Genealogy from Adam to Joseph ;B- Genesis 5:24; BA- Genesis 6-9; C- Job 19:25-27; 38-41; D- Genesis 12-22; G- Exodus 3:1-Deuternonomy 34; GA- The Book of Beginnings by Henry M Morris III Pages 154, 300, 363, 454, 645, 715-717; GB- Biblical Covenants ; H- Jeremiah 31:31-34; Hebrews 8:8-13, Galatians 3:13-29; I- Hebrews 9:13-22; J- Ephesians 2:8-9 & 3:17; Romans 10:9,13,17; 2 Corinthians 5:21; K- Matthew 28:18-20, Acts 1:8, 2 Timothy 2:2; 2Timothy 3:16-17; L- 2 Peter 1:3 HCSB; M- Romans 12:1-2; Hebrews 4:16; 2 Corinthians 12:9-10; 2 Corinthians 1:3-5;
Henry Luke 5/31/2017