It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 15)

God places the man in a garden and he and the woman begin their life together. God has only one prohibition.· “And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, “You may surely eat of every tree of the garden, but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 15)

I Couldn’t Have Said It Better Myself: Christmas Edition

“On Christmas eve of 1538 Dr. Martin Luther was very jocund. All his words and songs and thoughts were of the incarnation of our Lord. Then with a sigh he said, ‘Oh, we poor men that we should be so cold and indifferent to this great joy which has been given us. This indeed is … Continue reading I Couldn’t Have Said It Better Myself: Christmas Edition

Important Ministry Announcement 2019 #9

The Christian faith contains many theological questions.  How can God be Triune?  What did it mean for God to become man?  How did Christ pay for the sins of man?  These questions are difficult for us to apprehend.  Should we approach these questions and others with blind faith?  In the eleventh century, Anselm modeled for … Continue reading Important Ministry Announcement 2019 #9

Questions from the Grab Bag 2019 #2

B., in Shreveport, asks:Jude 1:9 talks about the Devil and Moses’s body but I can’t find that in the Old Testament. What gives?Mark Riser – Apologist responds: That is an interesting question, B. Let’s look at what the half-brother of Jesus, Jude, wrote. “Yet Michael the archangel, when he was disputing with the Devil about … Continue reading Questions from the Grab Bag 2019 #2

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)