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Lot's Fateful Choice - Article
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Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - and they separated themselves the one from the other.” (Genesis 13:10-11) Some otherwise righteous folks are unable to handle wealth. Lot and Abram had become so wealthy “that they could not dwell together” (Genesis 13:6), and...
Insatiable Eyes - Article
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Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... and chose to "|pitch| his tent toward Sodom" (Genesis 13:12), developing an initial tolerance for that ungodly environment and unwilling to separate from the people who were "wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly"...
Most High—almighty—lord—god - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... first time this name (Hebrew Elyon) is used is in Genesis 14:18, where it is combined with the Hebrew word El, emphasizing God’s strength and sovereignty. In this passage, Melchizedek is identified as “the priest of the most...
Maker and Owner - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... God is said to have "created" (Hebrew, bara--note Genesis 1:1,21,27) in the Genesis account of creation. However, they are also said in Genesis to have been "made" (Hebrew, asah--note Genesis 1:25-26; 2:4), and that is the...
Abram's Obedience Test - Article
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Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... most high God. . . . And he gave him tithes of all.” (Genesis 14:18, 20) This is one of the more curious passages of the Old Testament. Abram had rescued his nephew Lot, along with the people of Sodom and Gomorrah, after a fierce...
Tragic Lot - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... of importance. His slide into apostasy, as traced in Genesis chapters 12–19, seems to parallel the progression described in our text as not becoming a godly believer. Lot is first mentioned as traveling with Abram and Sarai from...
Separation From God - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden” (Genesis 4:16). This is a very sad and ominous verse, foreshadowing the tragic fate of all those who “have gone in the way of Cain” (Jude 11). “A fugitive and a...
Respecter Of Persons - Article
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Connie J. Horn - ... God had “respect unto Abel and to his offering” (Genesis 4:4) because it was a sacrifice that pictured Christ’s atonement. God remembered the children of Israel in Egypt and “had respect unto them” (Exodus...
Cain's Way - Article
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Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... was a “firstling” from the flock that he kept (Genesis 4:3-5). Why did God “respect” Abel’s offering and not Cain’s? God’s commentary on this event (Hebrews 11:4) tells us that Abel “obtained...
Job and Adam - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... woman is of few days and full of trouble" (Job 14:1; compare Genesis 3:16). "All flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again unto dust" (Job 34:15; note Genesis 3:19). Evidently Job still had access to the records of primeval history,...
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