How Does God Relate to Humans and Animals

Bible Readings:

  • Genesis 1
  • Psalms 1
  • Proverbs 1


  1. Draw your understanding of how God, humans, and animals relate to each other in a flowchart.
  2. Does your understanding match the Bible?
  3. What religion/influences does your understanding come from?
  4. If mankind seeks wisdom from a source besides God, does this match Biblical teachings?



Rules Over

Mankind (Created in God’s Likeness)

Rules Over


Genesis 1:26 discusses the hierarchy of God, humans and animals.

Any other hierarchy would be contradictory to the Bible.

Psalms 1 and Proverbs 1 also indicate knowledge comes from God’s ways.