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Genesis 3:16 BDC: Are Women Cursed by God?

Genesis 3:16 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 16 To the woman he said, “I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you.” I... Continue Reading →


Genesis 22:2 BDC: Why did God ask Abraham to sacrifice his son when God condemned human sacrifice in Leviticus 18 and 20?

Leviticus 18:21 and 20:2 give us God’s moral standards as to human sacrifice. It is specifically condemned. Leviticus 18:21 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 21 You shall not give any of your offspring to offer them[1] to Molech, and so profane... Continue Reading →

GENESIS 3:1-6, 23-24 BDC: Why has God allowed bad things to happen when he has the power to stop them?

The first book of the Bible, Genesis, and the book of Job explains why God has allowed bad things to happen when he has the power to stop them. William Lane Craig writes, “God has morally sufficient reasons for permitting... Continue Reading →

Genesis 3:17 BDC: How is it that the ground would be cursed for Adam, and for how long?

The curse that Jehovah God had placed on the ground meant that cultivation was going to be a far greater task than it would have been had Adam not sinned. Lamech, Noah’s father, in connection with the thorns and thistles,... Continue Reading →

Genesis 3:8 BDC: Did God speak directly to Adam?

Generally, in the Bible, when God had dealings with the human family, it was by means of an angel. (Gen. 16:7-11; 18:1-3, 22-26; 19:1; Judges 2:1-4; 6:11-16, 22; 13:15-22) The primary person in Scripture, who spoke and had dealings with humans,... Continue Reading →

Psalm 91:11 BDC: Do You Have A Guardian Angel?

Psalm 91:11 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 11 For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways. There is nothing within the Bible that teaches that each of us as an individual has a guardian angel. True,... Continue Reading →

Genesis 3:6 BDC: She [Eve] also gave some to her husband who was with her?

Almost all translations translate Genesis 3:6 as follows. Genesis 3:6 English Standard Version (ESV) 6 So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree... Continue Reading →

Genesis 3:5 BDC: Is man made in the image of God or does he become like God?

We are told at Genesis 1:27 that “God created man in his own image.” However, Genesis 3:22 tells us “the man has become like one of us.” It seems that Genesis 1:27 is saying that humans were made like God,... Continue Reading →

Genesis 1:26 BDC: Who are the “us” and “our” of this verse?

Genesis 1:26-27 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 26 And God went on to say, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the... Continue Reading →

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