We can take what we deduced about Alpha and Omega to find first cause. This is the reason why the universe exists. It's also the origin of the deep, a body of water which predates creation.
Tis inconceivable that inanimate brute matter should (without the mediation of something else which is not material) operate upon & affect other matter without mutual contact. - Sir Isaac Newton
We Reap What We Sow
Reaping what we sow as bitter consequences for bad decisions is caused by misrepresenting God and leading people astray with false teachings. Jeremiah made this charge against false prophets in his time.
Gall as an Effect
Gall as an effect is bitter consequences that we have to endure. The cause may take the form of immorality, idolatry or any other sin. The consequences are widespread and affect whole communities.
Gall as a Cause
Gall can be brazen boldness coupled with impudent assurance and insolence. Someone heard the Bible being preached but decided that they're immune. Their attitude was that it's irrelevant and doesn't refer to them.
A Theory of First Cause
First cause isn't the same as the Big Bang. The Big Bang, or more accurately we should say nucleosynthesis, is an effect, not a cause. Popular Science (SciPop) promotes speculation about a possible first cause.
Life is Derived From Water
Pastors and preachers like to talk about Peter, and how he started walking on water but when he took his eyes off Jesus he began to sink. We want to make this passage about the Lord.
Wooly Mammoth and Giant Bisons
"Wooly mammoth and giant bisons". Mammoth and other creatures were preserved in ice which formed when the waters of Noah's flood evaporated. Evaporation causes cooling.
We're already seen the descriptions of the Cambrian and Ordovician start with a statement on climate. It's a subtle way to pay homage to the fact that a vast amount of water moved a vast amount of sediment.
Cause and Effect: The Curse is Effect
If the wife's role is to obey her husband and compliment him on how big his muscles are, then why did God need to carry out the rib removal operation?