It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 24)

But, man received the provision of physical death instead. Ultimately, this provision is beneficial to mankind. As Hugh Ross explains,For humans, God uses physical death as one tool for restraining the spread of evil. Wicked people are limited by physical death in the amount of malice and evil they can spread. They are also limited … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 24)

Social Justice Project #3

What words do the Biblical writers use for “justice?”In the Holman Christian Standard Bible, the word “justice” is used 150 times. What words did the Biblical writers, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, use for this important term in the original language?Because Biblical Hebrew has few nouns, many words in that language do double … Continue reading Social Justice Project #3

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 23)

Given the physical processes that govern life and are “fixed” (Jer. 33:25), Adam and Eve would have grown old in their physical bodies even if they had not sinned.We can only speculate at this point, but access to the Tree of Life may have been a reward for faithful obedience at the end of their … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 23)