Tag Archive: Russell Grigg

Feb 25

Russell Grigg – Unfolding the Plan

Skeptics, liberals, and others sometimes claim that man’s concept of God is something which evolved, and that the Bible is merely man’s efforts to provide himself with a religious prop to explain the otherwise unexplainable or to ease the burden of life.1 However, nothing could be further from the truth. The Bible is a book …

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Jan 21

Russell Grigg – Does God have Body Parts?

Recently I was talking to a Bible Society translator and happened to mention the concept of a literal Genesis. He immediately challenged me with, ‘What about the anthropomorphisms?’ So what are anthropomorphisms? And what do they have to do with a literal Genesis? God and human characteristics Anthropomorphisms (from Greek ἄνθρωπος (anthrōpos) = man/human + …

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Dec 16

Russell Grigg – What’s in a Name?: The Terms for God in Genesis 1 and 2: No Contradiction!

In Biblical times a person’s name had deep significance and was often an expression of his or her origin, character or destiny.1 There are many terms for God in the Bible, all having special meaning or significance. Even the first book, Genesis, uses different terms, for very good reasons, as we shall see. Elohim In …

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Nov 13

Russell Grigg – Pre-Adamic Man: Were there Human Beings on Earth before Adam?

Could there have been human creatures, commonly called ‘pre-Adamites’, living on Earth before God created Adam? Many readers, no doubt, will think this a foolish question, but it is, in fact, the belief of many evangelicals. And leading ‘progressive creationist’ Hugh Ross teaches something similar when he says that “bipedal, tool-using, large-brained primates roamed Earth …

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Jun 11

Russell Grigg – Creation: How did God do it?

The first chapters of Genesis leave us in no doubt whatsoever about how God created the universe. On the six successive days of creation, God spoke and what He said happened. That is to say, the means that God used to create the universe and all things in it was His Word. The occasions of …

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May 13

Russell Grigg – Morning has Broken … but When?

The Creation movement has increasingly caused many to face up to the powerful, Biblical arguments for such things as: All living things were created (about 6,000 years ago) in six literal Earth-rotation days. There was no death, bloodshed or suffering before Adam’s Fall. Noah’s Flood covered the whole globe, and would have laid down a …

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Dec 31

Russell Grigg – Should Genesis Be Taken Literally?

Creationists are often accused of believing that the whole Bible should be taken literally. This is not so! Rather, the key to a correct understanding of any part of the Bible is to ascertain the intention of the author of the portion or book under discussion. This is not as difficult as it may seem, …

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Mar 31

Russell Grigg – The Importance of the Resurrection of Christ to our Salvation

The central teaching of Christianity is that our sins are forgiven by the death of Christ—indeed, we can only be saved by trusting in His sacrifice. This is taught all over the New Testament. For example, “Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law be becoming a curse for us … ” (Galatians 3:13); …

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Apr 22

Russell Grigg – Dawkins’ Dilemma: How God Forgives Sin

In The God Delusion, author Richard Dawkins asks: “If God wanted to forgive our sins, why not just forgive them, without having himself tortured and executed in payment … ?” The answer depends on three things: What is sin? Why does God oppose it? How can God justly forgive it? Note: Dawkins begins with the …

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