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– Dr. Allen Mawhinney, A Retired Academic Dean, Reformed Theological Seminary

Beginnings: The Story Of Flood (3)

The Watchers and the New Testament My dear readers, let me remind you why we discuss the New Testament on these pages if this whole series – BEGINNINGS – is supposed to…

Beginnings: The Story Of Flood (2)

My dear readers, since almost all the comments on my previous post declare that they don’t agree with me, I wanted to explain several things here. First of all, I am not…

Beginnings: The Story Of Flood (1)

The Enigmatic Passage Finally, after our long journey through Genesis 4 and 5, we are entering the story of the Flood. In chapter 6, we see the total moral failure of the…

Beginnings: Overlooked Chapters (3)

Male and Female He Created Them  As we enter Genesis 5, we find here a long list of names and dates. This chapter traces the righteous line of Seth. Before we enter…

Beginnings: The Overlooked Chapters (2)

The Line of Cain  Last time we discussed the difference in the occupations of Cain and Abel, suggesting that Abel probably chose a wandering life since he was not willing to have…