Five Themes of the Pentateuch: Sin

Sin is a concept that was absent from God’s perfect creation in Genesis 1-2. God’s world was one that was perfectly ordered in the beginning. When Adam and Eve ate from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, sin entered into the cosmos. Sin can be defined as “any offense against life as [...]

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Five Themes of the Pentateuch: Man

Genesis 1:27 says, “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” Humans are the pinnacle of God’s creation because they alone were made in his image.[1] God continues in verse 28 to say, “‘Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth [...]