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And They Become One Flesh

With consideration of Genesis 2 the series of posts on Genesis intersects those on biblical womanhood.

Genesis 2 provides a creation account both distinct from an complementary to the creation account of Genesis 1. 1,705 more words


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A summary of the views of three Old Testament scholars of Adam and Eve in the Genesis narrative.

A Lot of Trouble

The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, a story used extensively in Scripture and in Jewish and Christian writing as an example of judgment. But what is the sin under judgment? 1,625 more words


A Sojourn in Egypt

Out of Egypt I called my son. (Hosea 11:1)

Sojourns in Egypt plays an important role in the sweep of Scripture running from the opening frames of the story of Abraham and the covenant promise in Genesis 12 through the early story of Jesus (Mt 2). 1,295 more words


And Abram Went

Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. 1,185 more words


On Reading Genesis 1-11

The book of Genesis stands at the front of the Bible and provides an account of origins, setting the stage for the exodus from Egypt and the foundation of Israel as the people of God. 1,767 more words


Of Nations and Languages

The primeval history of Genesis 1-11 ends with two genealogies and an excursion to the tower of Babel (another Sunday School staple). We’ve discussed the Tower of Babel before in posts… 1,324 more words


The Flood

Although we think about the flood as a staple Sunday school tale, it is rather gruesome. We have not a cute progression of animals trekking to safety two by two, but a tale of utter destruction – of the undoing of creation as related in Genesis 1-5. 1,671 more words