It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 6)

What does it mean for the creation to be “good” and “very good?”According to the Hebrew lexicon, “good” in Genesis 1 is translated by the Hebrew word towb (2896). In verse 31, the descriptive term “very,” in Hebrew m’od (3966), is added.The word towb is defined as “good, pleasant, appropriate, morally good, or valuable in … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 6)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 2)

Christians see this record in nature as well. Some recoil from it. Ken Ham, president of Answers in Genesis, a leading Young-Earth creationist organization says,“As soon as one allows for millions of years, one has to accept death, bloodshed, disease, and suffering before sin, since the millions of years are invariably applied to the fossil … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 2)