Adam And Eve Archive

Adam, Evil, and the Death of Nature


This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 04 (2011). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to:  SYNOPSIS The End of Christianity presupposes that the earth and universe are old and, given that presupposition, attempts to answer how the fall of humanity could be responsible for natural […]

Resisting Cultural Conformity, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank reads an article detailing the fallout upon those who hold to a biblical worldview and refuse to comply with declining cultural standards and morality; maintaining that the Bible Answer Man broadcast will continue to resist political correctness and speak the truth without […]

Overcoming Doubt, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank explains how natural disasters can often cause doubt, and when disaster strikes, many inevitably ask, where is God? Yet in these difficult circumstances we must remember that Christian theism alone has an answer to the problem of evil. Questions and Answers: Is […]

Will Adam and Eve Receive Brand-New Bodies in Eternity?

Just as it is utterly impossible for a common caterpillar to imagine becoming a beautiful butterfly, it is impossible for saved humanity to fully comprehend what their bodies will be like in eternity. Of one thing we can be certain, neither our first parents nor we will receive brand-new bodies. First, consider the biblical portrait […]

What Are Essential Elements of the Two Creation Accounts?

While Bible-believing Christians may disagree on how to interpret Genesis 1 and 2, they all hold to the following three essentials. First, they believe the Bible, including Genesis, to be the infallible repository of redemptive revelation. They may differ on interpretation but never on inspiration. Furthermore, they are committed to the truth that God created […]

What Is the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil?

The Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil is a prime example of physical reality highlighting spiritual truth (see John 3:12). To begin with, God placed the tree in the middle of Paradise as a test; Satan perverted it as a temptation. In eating from the tree about which God said, “When you eat […]

What Is the Tree of Life?

The wisest man who ever lived likened wisdom, “the fruit of the righteous” and “longing fulfilled,” to the proverbial “Tree of Life” (Proverbs 3:18; 11:30; 13:12). Such exemplars of beauty and blessing, however, find ultimate root in two gardens, with Golgotha in between. In the beginning, the Tree of Life stood as the centerpiece of […]

Did Adam and Eve Really Exist?

A growing number of Christian thinkers say no. Francis Collins, theistic evolutionist and founder of the BioLogos Foundation and tapped by President Obama to be Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is among them. In his view, science dictates that modern humans emerged from primates a hundred thousand years ago in a population […]

The New Nothingness, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank shares his thoughts on the origin of the universe and the untenable idea that the universe sprang into existence out of nothing. Hank highlights an article in the current issue of the Christian Research Journal titled, “The New Nothingness: A Look at […]

Abraham and Isaac, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Monologue: Hank reads A. W. Tozer’s commentary on Abraham and Isaac. Through Abraham’s obedience in offering up the son of the promise, he learned to let go of his most treasured possession and found that his real treasure was inward and eternal. Questions and […]