Social Justice Project #32

Practical Concerns and QuestionsDo Christians care about the whole person or just the soul?Have you ever heard a Christian believer described as being “so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good?” This is an old phrase, but one that is loaded with meaning. Some Christians react to the prevailing culture, especially in the United … Continue reading Social Justice Project #32

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 5)

THE FIRST MAJOR QUESTION: What does special and general revelation tell us about the world and death before the Fall?If we look at the primary creation passage, Genesis 1, we can see several things about God’s creation.First, the Genesis account gives us the ability to interpret the age of the Earth as being old. The … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 5)