Monthly Archives: April 2011
27 Thus all the days of Methuselah were 969 years, and he died. 28 When Lamech had lived 182 years, he fathered a son 29 and called his name Noah, saying, “Out of the ground that the Lord has cursed … Continue reading
God reminds us in verse 1 that He created Adam. Man was created in the image of God but Seth was created in the image of Adam. In Romans 5:12-14 we read; 12 “Therefore, just as sin came into the … Continue reading
Adam and Eve have another son named Seth. His descedants call on the name of God. They become the line of Adam that would eventually become Israel which in turn would produce the Savior of the world.
When people rebel against God there are consequences. Not only for the sinner, but the attitude of rebellion can become a culture for the sinners descendants. Cain’s great, great, great grandson Lamech, not only was a murderer but he boasted … Continue reading
God was not happy with Cain’s offering. Instead of repenting and seeking God’s way of acceptance, Cain grew angry and bitter. He ignored God’s warning in vs. 7 and committed the first murder (vs. 8) and war. And then lied … Continue reading
God accepted ables offering of an animal sacrifice. The Torah is consistent making a person acceptable to God through a substitutionary offering. Everything points to the culminating work of Messiah Yeshua/Christ Jesus.
God continues to express His grace and mercy. In Gen 3:7 man’s disobedience leads to shame, he tries to cover this shame himself with inadequate fig leaves. In vs. 21 God provides the better protection of animals skins but at … Continue reading
God gave Adam and opportunity to confess his sins and ask God’s forgiveness. This is an expression of God’s grace. Instead Adam shifts blame in verse 12. Eve does the same in verse 13
Satan attacks God’s intent. Trys to provoke jealousy in Eve.
Adam denies responsibility for disobeying God and blames someone else – this continues to this day. We think that by hiding the truth we can escape the consequences of our actions