It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 19)

God pronounced penalties to man’s disobedience which brought about more changes to the way man lived and which continue to this day.The woman was to experience more pain during childbirth (Gen. 3:16). The man was to experience more toil in making a living from the ground (Gen. 3:17-19). It is also interesting and significant to … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 19)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 18)

Change was again introduced into the world. The act of Eve and Adam in violation of God’s command brought sin into the world.We have to return to the definitions of sin that we introduced earlier. Sin refers to “violating of the law of God,” “breaking covenant with God,” and “willful and prideful rebellion against God.” … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 18)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 17)

Satan, the embodiment of rebellion against God and evil, is present in the Garden. His task is to entice the first humans to enter into a state of rebellion and sin.Adam has one thing not to do. This is precisely what he did. Eve was tempted by Satan first and then gave the forbidden fruit … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 17)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 17)

Satan, the embodiment of rebellion against God and evil, is present in the Garden. His task is to entice the first humans to enter into a state of rebellion and sin.Adam has one thing not to do. This is precisely what he did. Eve was tempted by Satan first and then gave the forbidden fruit … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 17)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 16)

The Hebrew word that is used here is Muwth (04191). The word is used over eight hundred times in the Old Testament and its meaning almost always has to do with death in some form.It is also interesting and significant to note in the passage that Adam does not ask for clarification about the meaning … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 16)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 14)

THE SECOND MAJOR QUESTION: What happened at the Fall?Let’s continue to use our dual revelation framework as we look at the Fall.The sixth great creation period, or day, was a time of great change. The first great change was in the introduction of something new, a species that the Earth had never seen before.That new … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 14)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 13)

However, the Bible reveals that God provides food for the predator, · “…young lions roar for their prey, seeking their food from God.” Psalm 104:21 (NIV)· “Who provides for the raven its prey when its young ones cry to God for help and wander about for lack of food?” Job 38:41 (ESV)If the Bible acknowledges … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 13)