Discipleship Minute: Chaos #2

Read Genesis 4:1-8, 17-24, 5:3-5Many people are interested in their family history and genealogy. The writer of Genesis, Moses, after relating the origin of human sin, gave the account of the descendants of the first human pair. Although God gave Adam and Eve a family, our first human parents gave those children and succeeding generations … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Chaos #2

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 31)

THE THIRD MAJOR QUESTION: Is there a solution?At this point in the Genesis account, the man and the woman have sinned and been thrown out of the Garden.The stakes for Adam, Eve, and their descendants were far-reaching, indeed. As the apostle Paul says,           Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 31)

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 12)

We must ask ourselves what is sin?In the Bible, sin takes the meaning of “violating of the law of God,” “breaking covenant with God,” and “willful and prideful rebellion against God.” Can an animal violate God’s law? Can an animal break the covenant made with God? Does an animal engage in prideful rebellion against God? … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 12)