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Gen. 6: We’re the Problem

The news is a complicated medium. It’s meant to tell us the truth, but that rarely sells us as well as the exaggeration. But while many of us aren’t as villainous or as heroic as the news portrays them, we’re still capable of both extremes. Some people may not agree, especially when you consider that would mean we’re all capable of atrocities like Hitler’s genocide, but there’s no other explanation to why both good and evil are possible. If it’s just some people’s nature to be evil, then why were they such normal children? And why was the “common man” persuaded to put them in power and keep them there? It only makes sense if we all have both choices available to us. Here are 3 biblical proofs that we—not the circumstances or environment—are the problem:

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Gen. 5: We’re Not Too Different from Adam

When we think of Adam, we think of some distant Bible character who is long gone and dead. And while that may be true, he's not too different from the rest of us. Here are some surprising (but obvious) ways in which we're not too different from Adam.

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Gen. 4: Cain’s Sinfulness and Seth’s Godliness

We’ve all heard the story of Cain and Abel, but there’s so much more to it than murder. It’s the story of the progression of sin—and of the legacy of the godly.

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Genesis 3: A Picture of Sin (and Grace)

When I was cajoled into diets by my family, I understood the reasons why--I just didn't care. When I looked at these rules, I only saw limitations. This isn't an uncommon trait for a descendant of Adam and Eve.