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The Hebrew Origins of Adam's Name and its Connection to the Ground

At the beginning of the second chapter of Genesis, the Bible gives us a
short review of the creation:

“These are the generations of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens. 386 more words

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The River of God's Delights

“They drink their fill of the abundance of Your house; and You give them to drink of the river of Your delights. (Psalm 36:8)

Speaking of those who have been touched by the grace of God (:7), the present verse describes the pleasures which those who take refuge in God experience. 248 more words

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The Mysterious 'Great Sea Creatures' of Genesis – What Are They?

Today we will talk about one of the most intriguing mysteries of ‘Ma’ase Bereshit’ {מעשה בראשית} – Hebrew for ‘the act of creation’ which took place on the fifth day. 396 more words

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The 'Double Blessing' of Tuesday –Origins of a Hebrew Idiom

When one takes a closer look at what is written in the Bible about the second day of Creation, an interesting thing emerges. Let’s have a look at the scripture: 440 more words

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From the Highest of Heights to the Depths of the Sea: The Hebrew Concept of 'Expanse.'

Last time we spoke about the ‘expanse’ or the ‘firmament’ as described in the first chapter of Genesis:

“And God said, “Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters. 322 more words

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From Chaos to Order: the Hebrew Meaning of 'Tohu Va-Vohu'

During the last two days we discussed in detail the first verse of the Hebrew Bible:

‘In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1) 422 more words

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God and the Order of Creation: The Deeper Hebrew Meaning of the First Verse of the Bible (Part II)

Some of the comments I received about yesterday’s post pointed out that it seemed like I ‘stopped in the middle’ and there should have been a continuation to that post…so here is the ‘second part’ if you will. 508 more words

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