A word frequently translated as the grave is the Hebrew שְׁא֣וֹל – sheol, but sheol is far more than just the grave. The grave is a portal into the underworld realm of the dead.
The Forbidden Fruit
Genesis 2:15-17 describes events of the sixth day. It gives us an example of superficial theology. Apparently God lied because Adam didn't immediately drop dead when he ate the forbidden fruit.
The LORD God planted a garden
Genesis 2:8-9 is topical, not chronological. God planted a garden on the third day, and man was created on the sixth day. Since the garden was made for the man, then that's how it's described.
The Creation of Man
The narrative of Genesis 2 picks up with a broad synopsis of the creative process necessary to provide an environment where intelligent sentient beings, including Homo sapiens, will live.
A Response to “The Pillars of the Earth and Radial Shrinkage”
Dennis the Menace2 August 2017Original submission (.pdf) Introduction: In the interest of good science, I always make sure to consider opposing arguments to my currently held viewpoints to the furthest extent. Recently, Matty’s Paradigm has sent me a link to an article, written by himself, titled “The Pillars of the Earth and Radial Shrinkage”. This …
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God, Golf and Gravity
A lot of things can go wrong during a golf swing but my question is: where does the swing begin? For me the swing began at Minehead Golf Club in West Somerset, England.
What did Jesus do to five barley loaves and two small fishes that would produce enough food to feed five thousand men? He used the first law of thermodynamics.
DNA Mutations Do Not Occur Randomly – Discovery Transforms Our View of Evolution
Discovery that plants protect their most essential genes transforms our view of evolution.
The Earth’s Core Is Cooling Too Fast, And It’s A Major Problem
Anyone who saw the movie The Core all the way back in 2003 probably already knows everything about the inside of the planet already.
Earth’s Interior Is Cooling “Much Faster Than Expected”
Researchers at ETH Zurich have demonstrated in the lab how well a mineral common at the boundary between the Earth’s core and mantle conducts heat. This leads them to suspect that the Earth’s heat may dissipate sooner than previously thought.