Five Themes of the Pentateuch: Salvation

God’s plan to redeem his creation is seen immediately after the fall. God did not destroy Adam and Eve, instead he showed them mercy and provided a pronouncement of hope. In Genesis 3:21, God covers them in the skins of animals that were likely sacrificed for their sin.[1] Even as God pronounces curses on the [...]

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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 [...]