Proto-Evangelium and the Two Seeds

Proto-Evangelium means "First Gospel" and it refers to Genesis 3:15 which is the first hint of the gospel we find in our Bibles. In our last post on the Proto-Evangelium, we discovered that in the midst of pronouncing a curse on Satan for his role in the fall of man, we find that God has … Continue reading Proto-Evangelium and the Two Seeds

Proto-Evangelium and Tribulation

First Gospel Genesis 3:15 is known as the Proto-Evangelium - First Gospel. This very first hint of the gospel was proclaimed in Scripture even before the punishment was pronounced for the very first sin. Imagine that! Even before God announced his punishments for Adam and Eve (and their descendants), He pronounced final victory over sin … Continue reading Proto-Evangelium and Tribulation

The Fall of Man, part 1

Overview of Genesis 3 The Fall of Man is chiefly recorded in Genesis chapter 3 and it is one of the most profound chapters of all of Holy Scripture. Lee Irons provides the following helpful outline of the fall. I will use this outline for a 3-part blog series on the Fall of Adam (Man). … Continue reading The Fall of Man, part 1

The Adamic Covenant

Adam In the last post we learned that our father Adam was not only the first man, prototype, and progenitor of our race, but was also the representative head of 'all mankind'. Adam embodied within himself both physically (seed) and Federally (in representation) all men. Federal Theology According to AW Pink, the Adamic Covenant is: … Continue reading The Adamic Covenant

Life in the Garden

Adam The word 'Adam' in our English Bibles is a transliteration of a Hebrew word that is spelled very similarly and sounds very nearly the same: אָדָם According to the 1828 Webster's Dictionary, the English work 'Adam' means: AD'AM, n. In Heb., Man; primarily, the name of the human species, mankind; appropriately, the first Man, … Continue reading Life in the Garden

Creation of Man

"And God said, 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 over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in … Continue reading Creation of Man

Creation

In the beginning ...the earth was without form, and void...And [then] God said... And God said... The land had no shape and it was covered with water and empty and formless, but then 'God said'. Those two words changed everything. When 'God said' things changed, a habitable environment formed, lands and seas appeared. When 'God … Continue reading Creation

In The Beginning

In the beginning... What is the beginning? Genesis is the book of beginnings and the beginning of the book of Genesis begins with these words about the beginning. But what is the beginning referenced here? Is it the beginning of the natural universe perhaps? Is it the beginning of space and time and matter maybe? … Continue reading In The Beginning