“The Lord saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become on the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of the human heart was only evil all the time. The Lord regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and his heart was deeply troubled.” Genesis 6:5-6 “The Bible’s picture of human nature, conveyed [...]
I love the Silent Night. Not the Christmas song, though I love that, too. I am talking about THE Silent Night, the first Christmas as told in Chapter 2 of The Gospel of Luke...
Blogging Through the Bible with an Eye Toward Life The Lineage from Adam to Noah: The Story of Generations This chapter charts the lineage from Adam to Noah. It is the second lineage of Genesis, the first coming in Chapter 4 with the lineage of Cain to Lamech and his sons. Cain’s lineage created [...]
Blogging Through the Bible with an Eye Toward Life Chapter 4 begins with the first pregnancy, the first birth, the first-born man. Adam and Eve exist as special creations, but the first product of procreation is Cain. The first man born of a woman, the first child, the first family, the first brothers, and [...]
Blogging the Bible with an Eye Toward Life: Genesis Chapter 3: The Fall I wrestled with what to write on Chapter 3 of Genesis. Like so many things in this world, the assumption the story is so well-known leaves it rarely seriously considered. I firmly believe we should give special attention to those things the [...]