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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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Adam and Eve

Exactly what was the nature of the sin of our first parents?  Eve first sinned when she disobeyed God’s unspoken command that she love God and Adam.  She disobeyed God when she refused to call Adam to rebuke the tempter.  By refusing to call was that she became immediately a creature of darkness, totally depraved, […]

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