Reference Articles

INTRODUCTORY STUDIES — THE PENTATEUCH


In the preceding chapter on the Introduction to the Old Testament I said some things about the order of the books in the Old Testament, particularly calling your attention to the present order in the Jewish Bible. There is no question that the order of the historical books in our English Bible is the original […]

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CREATION


Ge 1:1-25 Genesis is the book of origins and developments. It supplies its own outline or plan of treatment in twelve sections: In one sublime sentence it gives the origin of the universe. Ge 1:1. In a few other equally sublime sentences it gives the origin of this earth — that part of the universe […]

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MAN IN PARADISE


 Ge 2:4-25 We commence with the fourth verse which begins the new division of the analysis, to wit: “These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth,” and that division extends to the close of Ge 4, but our present chapter will discuss so much of it only as is found in the […]

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Angles


We have seen in the second chapter of Genesis the happy estate of the man and woman in paradise. We learn in the third chapter about the fall of man and his expulsion from that garden. No more fundamental subject can be considered by a Bible student, and we are not going to leave it […]

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THE FALL OF MAN


 Genesis 3 Now we come to the third chapter of Genesis, which gives us an account of the first man on earth, the fall of man, his expulsion from the garden, and all of the fearful consequences that followed that sin. We must regard this third chapter of Genesis as history in every particular. It is […]

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SIN


Our study of the third chapter of Genesis revealed the first sin on earth, its trial and judgment; the consequent expulsion of man from the garden of Eden, and intervention of grace introducing a plan of redemption. Before proceeding in the history of fallen man we need to dip somewhat into systematic theology in order […]

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