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stephen
Genesis was not written to directly answer our modern questions about subjects like evolutionary biology and human sexuality, and yet the creation narrative (Gen 1-2) speaks indirectly to both. Just as most, but not all, animals fit into the classifications of “land,” “sea,” or “air,” most, not all, humans fit into the categories of “male”...
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The first words we read in the Bible are, “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth” (Gen 1:1). Nowhere in the entire account of creation or in the rest of the biblical texts are we told that God created sin or death. Rather, we find out that these two were brought into...
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In the beginning of creation, God created men and women distinct, but equal, and existing in perfect harmony with each other (Gen 1:27-28). There is not a single indication that one gender had greater value or held a superior role than the other. Once sin entered the world (Gen 3:1-6), we see evidence of sin’s...
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