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Genesis 11: The Height of Pride

If you were asked to picture the worst sin, what would you choose? Would it be murder? Genocide? Patricide? Or perhaps sins that are sexual in nature? You may be right, of course. These may be what John referred to as "sins unto death" (1 Jn. 5:16). But what we often neglect are the "respectable… Continue reading Genesis 11: The Height of Pride

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Genesis 9: God’s Will for Mankind

God has big plans for all of us. In fact, God's revealed will for mankind can be found in all sixty six books of the Bible. But because this is a blog post and not a dissertation, here are three things that Genesis 9 reveals about God's plans for us!

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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. 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.