The Debt, and the Perfect Satisfaction

Way back at the beginning, we have the short account of Adam and Eve. God made both of them and placed them in His garden to tend it. They were welcome to eat of every tree in the garden save one, the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. As the account goes, the …

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The Rapture (Part 6) – Why a Change?

In the last installment, we learned the mystery was revealed by Paul. We will explore the need for change. Now this I say, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does corruption inherit incorruption.1 Corinthians 15:50 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) A Change to …

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Genesis 2:17: You Will Surely Die?

but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you will surely die."Genesis 2:17 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) When you read that verse, what comes to mind? I offer, most who read the …

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The Next Forbidden Tree

The Lord God said, “The man has become like one of us, knowing good and evil. And now, he might reach out his hand, and take also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever”Genesis 3:22 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) After the fall, God set aside …

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Naked Meets Crafty

They were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.Genesis 2:25 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, "Has God said, 'You shall not …

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