Curse extended – curse restrained

The curse is growing, extending and further relationships are being infected. Genesis 4:1-16 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[…]

We are denied access to the Tree of Life.

Because of Adam and Eve’s sin, we are all denied access to the Tree of Life. Genesis 3:20-24 20 Adam named his wife Eve, because she would become the mother of all the living. 21 The Lord God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife and clothed them. 22 And the Lord God said, “The man has now become like one of[…]

God spoke, and it was very good.

Even with the benefit of hindsight, God felt that creating humankind was still very good. Genesis 1:24- 2:3 24 And God said, “Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: the livestock, the creatures that move along the ground, and the wild animals, each according to its kind.” And it was so. 25 God made the wild animals according[…]

The Good Creation

There’s a reason why God’s creation is good. Genesis 1:1-13 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. 3 And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. 4 God saw that the light was good, and he separated the[…]