What we can tell you for a fact is this, Adam and Eve were not in the Garden for ___________________________. Below we have to come at this from a time perspective of how long is the creation day and common sense observations about the creation account. Open your mind and come at this information with no preconceived views, take it in objectively, and at the end of the article you will have your answer and much more.
Personal name meaning “life.” The first woman created and thus original ancestor of all people (Gen. 3:20; cp. 4:1–2, 25). She also faced the serpent’s temptation first (3:1; 2 Cor. 11:3; 1 Tim. 2:13–14). Her fall illustrates the ease with which all persons fall into sin (2 Cor. 11:3).
PRE-ADAMISM: World-renowned OT scholar Gleason L. Archer, R. A Torrey, Frank Turek, the late John Stott, and others have driven off the path of evangelical hermeneutics into a Jurassic Park movie, and they are not alone. My goodness. This is not inferencing, it isn’t even speculation, it is pure fantasy.
Was the original sin of Adam and Eve “sexual relations,” “knowledge,” “disobedience,” or “rebellion” against God’s sovereignty?
One member of an apologetic Facebook group expressed his inability to understand the often stated, "if God allows man to choose ... that means man's will is stronger." The reason you do not understand it is that it's nonsensical. This is the way of Calvinism and the once saved always saved, eternal security, predestined lost... Continue Reading →
It should be noted that the conversation at the end is fiction. It is an attempt at sarcastic humor to emphasize a point that is actually biblically true. What comes before is merely leading you to the conversation.
The conclusion below will be drawn from silence and cannot be taken dogmatically. It is inferential only, and the final answer will have to be one that we seldom like, ‘we will have to wait and see.’
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 will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children: The grief,... Continue Reading →
Surname, also called family name, or the last name, name added to a “given” name, in many cases inherited and held in common by members of a family. Originally, many surnames identified a person by his connection with another person, usually his father (Johnson, MacDonald); others gave his residence (Orleans, York, Atwood [i.e., living at... Continue Reading →