Genesis 5

Genesis 5 There really isn’t much to talk about in this chapter.  It’s just a listing of the male lineage from Adam to Noah’s 3 sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. There really are only 3 things notable about this narrative: There is no mention of Cain or Able.  I understand not mentioning Able, since he didn’t …

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Genesis 3

Genesis 3 This is the story of “The Fall”.  The explanation of how man lives the hard life he lives if there really is a God to protect us. The answer is that it’s his own fault. Even as a child I never bought this and reading it now I think it makes even less sense.  Even if …

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Genesis 2

Genesis 2 Gen 2 seems a bit of a mish-mash, discussing all sorts of various things and jumping from subject to subject without regard for explanation. So, God rests and blessing the 7th day.  How is this useful or important?  Is it simply a rule (sabbath) or does it have concrete meaning, like, less bad things happen …

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