Genesis Archives - Seedbed

Did Adam and Eve really exist, and why does it matter? Randy Hardman reviews John Walton's book, the Lost World of Adam and Eve, and evaluates Walton's argument in light of reconciling science and faith.
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The church has always had a dynamic relationship with science—sometimes a positive one while other times a rather stifling one. In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. John Walton explains the key to understanding the creation account found in Genesis 1-2, and how this relates to scientific theories.

Earth Day is held one day a year, on April 22, to promote environmental awareness. But how should Christians respond? In today's article, Andrew Dragos shares 7 quick facts related to earth day and what the Bible has to say about creation care.

Was Rebekah a good or bad character in the Bible, especially in light of her deceitfulness? In this video, Dr. Craig Keener explains that considering especially God's revelation to her regarding Jacob's assumption of the birthright, on the whole, Rebekah should be understood as a positive character.

The great flood we find in the story of Noah was bad news for most people. But when read attentively and against its ancient background, the story of Noah and the great flood turns out to be good news in a surprising way. Read more today from Bible teacher Brian Russell.

Sabbath keeping is about freedom and was given to deepen our joy. In this video, Marva Dawn shares 4 reasons why we keep the Sabbath: 1. Ceasing, 2. Resting, 3. Feasting, 4. Embracing. In the process, she shares practical ways to keep us enjoying this gift from God.

Listen in on Steve Martyn and Ken Collins as they host a series preaching through John Wesley's sermons, arranged topically according to the Order of Salvation. This week, enjoy Original Sin (Genesis 6:5). Check back every Sunday for a new sermon.

The Old Testament describes three major feasts that became part of the Jewish annual calendar, each having its own unique theological significance for the community. In this article, Jeremiah Garrett summarizes their history and locates them in the Bible's story.
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What is the meaning of the Tower of Babel and why was God displeased with the project? Dr. John Walton sets the story straight by suggesting that it be read in its ancient context, which reveals that the tower built was an ancient structure known as a ziggurat. Watch this Seven Minute Seminary for more insight into this famous biblical story.
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What is covenant according to the Bible? In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. John Walton explains that a covenant is more than a political agreement, administrative concept, or a promise. In the Old Testament, the covenant is God's initiative to reveal himself so that by knowing God, they might have a relationship with him.

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