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5. It’s Natural We were designed as stewards over a portion of God’s Creation. Adam and Eve first had eternal bodies, unlike the rest of Creation, which is supposed to exist in a life and death cycle. The actual passing … Continue reading
Part 3 (exploring Biblical Law) 1. Conceptualizing We need to think in terms of Biblical Law. It’s a blessing from God that we have the written record of the Covenant of Moses, for it exemplifies Noah, which remains in effect. … Continue reading
2. The Fall and Consequences We weren’t designed for this world, as it now exists. The Bible refers to our fallen condition as the Curse. Creation itself, in particular the natural world around us, is not fallen, but we are. … Continue reading
Shalom is best understood as peace with God. Once again, the only way to see this is in the context of covenants. Peace with God is not a reward; it is a context we are driven to build. It is … Continue reading
This becomes a point of theology simply because Western Christians ignore it, or are hostile to it. The essence of the Fall was choosing human reason over faith. Human reason and intellect is inherently hostile to genuine faith. To then … Continue reading