Month: June 2016

You Will Surely Die (6)

By Dan Lazich / June 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

Knowing good and evil.  “…And they knew they were naked…”  The immediate consequence of Adam’s decision to disobey God was that he lost the image of God in which he was created. Adam no longer viewed God in the same light as before sin; he saw himself only. By this act of the first man,…

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You Will Surely Die (5)

By Dan Lazich / June 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

“When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, attractive to the eye, and desirable for making one wise, she took some of its fruit and ate it. She also gave some of it to her husband who was with her, and he ate it. Then the eyes of both of them opened,…

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You Will Surely Die (3)

By Dan Lazich / June 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

Did Adam, the humankind, surely die as a penalty for the decision and choice he made in the orchard in Eden?  “The serpent said to the woman, ‘you will not surely die. For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing…

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You Will Surely Die (2)

By Dan Lazich / June 11, 2016 / 0 Comments

“Now the serpent was more shrewd than any of the wild animals that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, ‘Did God really say “You must not eat from any tree of the orchard”? (Genesis 3:1, NET) Satan here uses a different order of words to entice the woman to engage in…

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You Will Surely Die (4)

By Dan Lazich / June 4, 2016 / 0 Comments

Did the first Adam, the representative of the old humankind, surely die in the garden in Eden? When the “Woman,” repeated God’s command, she omitted the word “surely” while Satan used it but in a negative way. Satan said: ‘you will not surely die’ or, literally, ‘surely, you will not die.’ The law that condemned…

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You Will Surely Die (1

By Dan Lazich / June 4, 2016 / 0 Comments

 “The Lord God took the man and placed him in the orchard in Eden to care for it and to maintain it. Then the Lord God commanded the man, ‘You may freely eat (fruit) from every tree of the orchard, but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil,…

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