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Why Was Adam Created?
Well, it’s that time, again. My class on the Genesis creation stories begins next month. Accordingly, I’ve been spending time reflecting on topics that students invariably find difficult to accept. One good example is Genesis 2:4b-9. Many of us, familiar … Continue reading
The Biblical Basis For Marriage
The first draft of my article titled, “The Biblical Basis for Marriage” is now available. As an aside, we’ll be using this as one of the many readings in our up-and-coming Bible club discussions.
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John 8:31 – What It Means To Be Free
In John 8:31 Jesus advances His famous, if somewhat puzzling phrase, “if you are my disciples then truth will set you free”. Free from what? And how? … continue reading
What’s In A Name: Adam
In biblical Hebrew, like English, proper nouns almost always appear without a definite article (the). So, for example, when we refer to someone by name we never say “The Sharon” or “The Richard”((I can think of only one exception – can you … Continue reading
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