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God reveals two important events in Scripture which took place in the tenth century: Adam’s death at 930 years old, 30 years into the tenth century, and Enoch’s translation into heaven fifty-seven years after Adam died. For this segment of history we will consider those years of Adam’s growing old to his death. Next time, […]

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The First One Hundred Years of His-story

Adam opened his eyes to astounding beauty and wonder. He heard the voice of the eternal God “I created you as a creature of my hands that you might praise me, and enter into eternal covenant fellowship with me.” As his senses flooded his mind with God’s handiwork, and as the very breath of God […]

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Whence Cain’s Wife?

Question I have a question regarding the first two chapters in Genesis. In Genesis 1:26, we read “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over ALL the earth, and […]

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And They Shall Be One Flesh (8)

John and Mary have now left father and mother and are experiencing the merging process of married life. Their life together is far different from what they had anticipated. It is far more wonderful, far happier, but also a bit more difficult that they had realized. They are always together now under the same roof, […]

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Leaving Father and Mother (1)

“Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother and shall cleave unto his wife, and they shall be one flesh.” Gen. 2:24 There comes a time in the life of the young man when he breaks away from the parental home. After spending two de­cades or more in what to him was the […]

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Genesis 5

The Generations of Adam: This chapter carries the significant introductory statement: ‘‘This is the book (or record) of the generations of Adam.” We have similar statements throughout Genesis. See chap. 2:4. Up to this point we were dealing with the “generations” or history of the newly created heavens and earth. Now we are dealing more […]

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Genesis 3

The First Sin INTRODUCTION Adam’s Antithetical Calling Scripture calls our attention to two trees:  the tree of life and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.  Whereas the former had the power to perpetuate the lives of Adam and Eve (Gen. 3:22), the fruit of the latter was forbidden them. The tree of knowledge […]

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