O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
Could you please help me with some quick translation questions?About the correct translation of the phrase "resurrection from the dead" ...1) Is "the dead" plural or singular?2) Is it better…Continue
I have a question that I don't recall being discussed in BCS, but if it was, then feel free to just direct me to those pages (and if it wasn't maybe it should be!)...but here goes.A YEC friend of…Continue
Please help me clarify the differences between IB vs CB views:The expressions "old man" and "new man" occur in basically four places in Paul's letters: Romans 6:6Ephesians 2:15Ephesians…Continue
Does anyone have insight as to what this verse means in a covenantal context? I get how many of the other things on this list have been fulfilled. But if you were challenged by a literalist to…Continue
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From a writer at the website: http://www.stenudd.com/myth/genesis/genesis1-first-creation-bible-2.htm
Notice that a word-by-word translation of the Hebrew verse reads: "(In the) beginning filled God the heavens and the earth." To fill and to create are certainly no synonyms. Filling something indicates its preexistence. So, the heavens and the earth seem to be seen as spaces. Barais…Continue
Is the presence of Jesus is what is being referred to in all the 'light' imagery in the creation account? If so, then it would shed light on views like the following, which are an interesting combo perspective of material creation and comparative myth...
"The light, though, if that is indeed one of God’s characteristics, sets him apart from mankind. The repetition of days passing during God’s creation of the world underlines this difference. He brings light to the world – the one…Continue
Found this note interesting as I was reading online here http://www.stenudd.com/myth/genesis/genesis1-first-creation-bible-2.htm:
"Notice that a word-by-word translation of the Hebrew verse reads: "(In the) beginning filled God the heavens and the earth." To fill and to create are certainly no synonyms. Filling something indicates its preexistence. So, the heavens and the earth seem to be seen as…Continue