Tag Archives: The fall

How God restores his glorious image in us.

Whatever we think life is for, people are made for the glory of God (1 Cor 10:31). God made people in his image (Gen 1:26) with love, goodness, kindness, patience, righteousness, generosity and so on. His image in us reflects … Continue reading

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môt Tämût as execution by royal decree

It’s no wonder Adam tried to hide from God in the garden as Adam expected to be executed as soon as his guilt was established. I first found this understanding of death as execution in Hamilton’s commentary on Genesis 2:17 … Continue reading

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The covenant of grace, not works, between God and Adam

Today I am starting a new category of posts (Grace in Eden on the categories menu, bottom right) looking at the relationship between God, Adam and Eve and the two trees in the midst of the Garden of Eden (Gen … Continue reading

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