Exploring Creation-Fall-Redemption-Re-creation

Imagine

14 Those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God. 15 The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.” 16 The Spirit himself testifies…

The Black Backdrop to the Gospel

18 The wrath of God is unveiled from heaven against all the ungodliness and injustice performed by people who suppress the truth by their wickedness. 19 What can be known of God, you see, is plain to them, since God has made it plain to them. 20 For since the creation of the world God’s…

Ashamed of the Gospel?

Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for God’s good news, 2 which he promised through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures— 3 the good news about his Son, who as to his earthly life was a descendant of David, 4 and who was marked out powerfully as…

East of Eden

Adam made love to his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain. She said, “With the help of the Lord I have brought forth a man.” 2 Later she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil. 3 In the course of time Cain…

Paradise Lost

8 Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the Lord God among the trees of the garden. 9 But the Lord God called to the man, “Where are you?” 10 He answered,…