Monthly Archives: September 2015

Genesis 3:8-24 Blaming Your Spouse

8 And they heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool[c]of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden. 9 But the … Continue reading

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Genesis 3:1-7 No Independence for You!

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” 2 And the woman said … Continue reading

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Genesis 3 Did God Really Say?

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that theLord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” 2 And the woman said … Continue reading

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Genesis 2:15-25 A Theology of Work

My students are reading a book I was assigned at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in the doctoral program.  The book is by Timothy Keller and it is called Every Good Endeavor.  The Amazon summary of the book reads: With deep … Continue reading

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Genesis 2:15-25 Feeling No Shame

My grandmother, the formidable Myrtle May, could point out a hussy when she saw one.  The hussy would be described as brazen or shameless.  The last descriptor sounded rather attractive to me.  My grandmother used it to describe a woman … Continue reading

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Genesis 2:15 What Work Was Too Much for Man To Do Alone?

As I continue to think about the design of a happy marriage, I have to start with singleness.  Whether you believe in a literal Adam or a figurative Adam, or no Adam at all, the Bible wants to teach that … Continue reading

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Genesis 1:26-31 The Capacity to be Godlike

In his commentary on Genesis 1:14-31, John H. Walton writes: Our capacity to be godlike impacts our view of ourselves and of what should characterize our lives as we seek to deepen our relationship with God.  While an ethical system … Continue reading

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