Tag Archive: Eve

Feb 11

Terry Mortenson – When Was Adam Created?

Introduction When did Adam come into existence? Evolutionists say Homo sapiens came into existence 200,000 to 400,000 years ago (depending on which evolutionist you consult, because they do not all agree on what a Homo sapiens is). Can we harmonize that with the teaching of God’s Word? Today, many Christians, including many leaders and scholars, …

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Apr 11

Michael Boling – Lessons From the Garden: Existence, Relationships, and Processes – The Tragedy of Sin

Something happened in Genesis 3 that shifted the course of history and impacted the entire universe. It seemed like such an innocent or unimportant action as after all, what is the big deal with eating something? We all need to eat right? Shouldn’t we as humans be able to decide for ourselves our own actions …

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Jul 20

Dr. Terry Mortenson – The Fall and the Problem of Millions of Years of Natural Evil

A very controversial issue within the church today involves the question of millions of years of animal death, disease, predation, extinction and other natural evils, such as earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, and tsunamis. Can this evolutionist view of the history of natural evil be harmonized with the Bible? In particular, is the Bible’s teaching on the …

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Jan 08

Ken Ham – From One Flesh—Or Two? New Ideas That Just Don’t Work

Ever since the time of Darwin, many church leaders and academics have attempted various ways to harmonize Genesis with “millions of years” and Darwin’s ideas of common descent. Consider a new proposal by Bill Dembski, who teaches at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, reputed to be a conservative Southern Baptist school. He claims that Adam and …

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May 19

Justin Taylor – The Loss of Historical Adam and the Death of Exegesis

Steven Wedgeworth, commenting on the revisionist work of Peter Enns and J. R. Daniel Kirk and the agnosticism of Tremper Longman on the historical Adam: What we are seeing in theological circles is a new refusal to exegete at all. Instead of demonstrating the ways in which the rest of the Bible supports a figurative …

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Jun 14

Denny Burk – Andy Stanley’s Poison Pill for the Doctrine of Scripture

Andy Stanley’s comments on Adam and Eve have been making the rounds since they appeared on HereIBlog.com yesterday. In short, Stanley affirms the historicity of Adam and Eve, but not because Genesis says so. Rather, he bases his belief on what Jesus says about Adam and Eve. You can listen to the entire discussion above, …

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May 30

Vern Poythress – A Biblical and Scientific Adam

As the battle between Darwinism and the Bible rages, some evangelicals have backed away from maintaining that Adam and Eve were real, historical individuals created in the way Genesis 2 relates: “… the LORD God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man …

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Apr 18

Lee Anderson – A Response to Peter Enns’s Attack on Biblical Creationism

Introduction Published in January of 2012, Peter Enns’s work, The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins, has generated shockwaves through Christian academia. Enns, in his book, affirms a position known as “theistic evolution,” which asserts that biological (Darwinian) evolution is a scientifically confirmed fact, but also that God …

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Mar 16

Dave Jenkins – Adam, Eve, the Gospel and the Truthfulness of Scripture

The historicity of Adam is one of the most debated issues in modern Christianity. There are many who simply do not believe Adam and Eve existed, even within the Church. Some scholars do not believe that the existence of a literal Adam and Eve is crucial to Christian doctrines of the Fall, and Redemption. William …

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Feb 07

Jeremy Walker – Losing Adam

Losing Adam means losing so much more besides. That is because losing Adam is likely to prove the beginning of losing our Bibles. Like the gardener who decides to trim his hedge, he finds that an aggressive cut at one point leaves a lopsided creation which requires further cuts here and there in order to …

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