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God created mankind. In that creation, He created one male and one female. Adam is the Hebrew word for man or human. The first man was named with the word for "man". Genesis 1 records the creation of the all things. Genesis 2 zooms in on the creation of mankind in particular and reveals that the man was created first and then the woman. However, both ...


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I believe that you are referring to the theory that the original sin was sex. This, however, is not Biblically true. Before the fall, God said: And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every ...


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Genesis 3 answers this question pretty definitively: Then the Lord God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil; and now, he might stretch out his hand, and take also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever” Genesis 3:22 NASB Adam and Eve were not created with the knowledge of good and evil. They were ...


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First, we must understand that only God is inherently immortal. The apostle Paulos states that God "alone has immortality" (ὁ μόνος ἔχων ἀθανασίαν) (1 Tim. 6:16), for He alone is uncreated. Everything else that is not God is a creature, and thus, not inherently immortal. Now, although many creatures are not inherently immortal, God gives them immortality as ...


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The answer can actually be found in the very next verse: 35 But only an account of this earth, and the inhabitants thereof, give I unto you. For behold, there are many worlds that have passed away by the word of my power. And there are many that now stand, and innumerable are they unto man; but all things are numbered unto me, for they are mine and I ...


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I think your interpretation depends on the translation that you are using. According to the New Revised Standard Version of Genesis 1:27, So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. In the annotations, "humankind" is translated from the Hebrew word adam, and "them" is translated from the ...


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The short answer No. The long(er) answer This is an instance where source criticism is helpful. The passage you quoted: So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. - Gen 1.27 It is widely accepted that this section comes from the so-called P source (P for 'Priestly') which gives ...


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Different groups of Christians resolve this in different ways. A young-earth creationist would say the earth isn't really 4.5 billion years old. Adam and Eve were created along with everything else around 6,000 years ago. An old-earth creationist would accept the 4.5 billion year age of the earth, but would deny that humans are descended from another ...


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Doctrine and Covenants 105:53-56 53 Three years previous to the death of Adam, he called Seth, Enos, Cainan, Mahalaleel, Jared, Enoch, and Methuselah, who were all high priests, with the residue of his posterity who were righteous, into the valley of Adam-ondi-Ahman, and there bestowed upon them his last blessing. 54 And the Lord appeared ...


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H3br3wHamm3r81's answer is good, but it is maybe too well argued, and I think perhaps s/he is missing the forest for the trees. God told our first parents ". . . for in the day that you eat from [the tree of the knowledge of good and evil] you will surely die" (Genesis2:17b). I'll leave the Hebrew-to-English translation job to those who are ...


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Short answer - YES! Long answer - read below :) You will find many science based articles that answer this question at creation.com . I am a recently converted atheist who was unable to reconcile evolution with the bible as a literal account. I believed the evolution account for 40 years. The reason I no longer believe it is because I had an experience ...


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This is not a complete answer, but thought it would be good to point out nonetheless. God had given Adam and Eve the dominion over the earth, the fish, birds... "And God blessed them. And God said to them, 'Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every ...


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The controversy can be better understood by exploring the different views that Christians have held regarding how biblical revelation and science fit together. Theistic Evolution holds that God is the creator, but set up a universe in which humans would evolve. Genesis therefore contains allegorical truths about the spiritual relation between God and man. ...


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In fact, the passage quoted is too short to derive an answer. In my opinion, you have to read Genesis from the beginning up to chapter 3:19 in order to answer the question. Here is my interpretation: everything God created was good, so there was no way to know evil before the fall. modern readers, and probably even Eve, expect that by eating the fruit, ...


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"Adam and Eve were not created with the knowledge of good and evil. They were innocent--not righteous, but innocent." Agreed. For Adam and Eve, a "knowledge" of Good and Evil was not imparted to them, but was their own creation. BEFORE Eve touched the fruit, it is said, Gen.3:6 "And when the woman saw that the tree was GOOD for food, and that it was ...


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As a young Earth creationist I see it this way: God stretched out the heavens like a curtain on Day 4 (Isaiah 42:5) causing time dilation; generating billions of years' worth of starlight into the heavens in 24 hours of Earth time; to establish a clock that could run forever and be seen from the Earth from the beginning.(Genesis 1:14) God caused a ...


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Life is determined by our relationship to God. Mortality is being susceptible to death, Adam was always susceptible to death and God warned Adam of his susceptibility: Genesis 2:16,17 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of ...


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The Bible is silent on why Adam chose as he did, though there is much speculation on the subject. One conjecture that comes up from time to time is fear. In the early accounts of creation, God judges nearly everything to be good, except one: for Man to be alone. Adam had endured this before Eve came, and although he did not see Eve drop dead on the spot, he ...


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What are the major views on Adam's motivation to sin given that he was not deceived? According to Genesis 3:6, after the woman had eaten, she offered the fruit to her husband who was with her. I see here only a change in panorama, not a change in chronology. Adam had been standing there the entire time. He heard it all, he saw it all. If we look at ...


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I cannot see how this question can ever be answered according to any Scripture I know. The only inference I can draw to a possible answer is that without knowing good from evil, unless Adam were with Eve when the Serpent deceived her; he might not know that that fruit his wife gave him was the forbidden fruit. otherwise like all men we know to just eat what ...


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Perhaps death was not the RESULT of Adam's disobedience, but CERTAIN ("surely die") death was the RESULT. That is, Adam was created mortal. As a mortal, Adam would eventually die. Hence, the availability of the Tree of Life (TOL). That is, unless Adam partook of the TOL which he was free to eat from, he would eventually die. It is clear from scripture ...


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Genesis One is an introductory paragraph. Genesis 2 goes into the specifics on the creation of Adam and Eve. Genesis 5:1-3 ties the wording of the two chapters together and shows that they are one account, not two separate imaginary sources. Eve was made from Adam's rib, not cloned from Adam's rib. The Y-chromosome was either altered into another X, ...


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Original Sin has nothing to do directly with Eve eating the fruit. Original Sin is an idea of a Catholic Bishop in the middle ages which he used to explain the source of evil behavior. It is a condition that Adam's descendants suffered from, that Adam and Eve did not. The idea is that the children were born without two of the virtues that God gave to Adam, ...


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Disclaimer: # 1 The question is a bit broad, and difficult to answer fully in this format. One of the reasons to close a question as "not a real question" is "Your questions should be reasonably scoped. If you can imagine an entire book that answers your question, you’re asking too much." Volumes of books have been written on this subject, and this site ...


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From the first Adam we inherited death, or our sin nature, and seperation from God, But Christ came to reverse that and restore us to the state where we are no longer overcome by sin, but have control of our life through His crucifiction. Read Romans ch 6 or for an expanded version and excellent exposition, The Normal Christian Life, by Watchman Nee. This is ...



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