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Jacob's Plain Life - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... was a plain man, dwelling in tents.” (Genesis 25:27) Jacob has often been given a bad reputation for his deception of Isaac. He is branded a liar and worse, while the Scriptures describe him very differently. To begin with,...
Fulfilling the Genesis Mandate While Helping the Poor - Article
James J. S. Johnson, J.D., Th.D. - ... example of biblical multitasking through obeying the Genesis mandate while also serving and loving others. But before reviewing that philanthropic project, let’s consider what is commanded in the Genesis mandate, a divine decree also...
The Great Divider - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... from the waters which were above the firmament” (Genesis 1:4,7). When God first created man, they walked together in sweet fellowship, but then sin came in and made a great division between man and God. Nevertheless, “when we were...
Genesis 25:3: Sheba - Study Note
Keturah, seem to have been named after two grandsons of Cush (Genesis 10:7), although Shem also had a great grandson named Sheba (Genesis 10:22,24,25,28). One of these, probably the Cushite, evidently became the ancestor of the Sabaeans, and the...
Genesis 25:30
... Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red pottage; for I am faint: therefore was his name called...
All Nations Under God - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - for "the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full" (Genesis 15:16). Similarly, when God was ready to terminate the period of time allowed Sodom and Gomorrah "because their sin is very grievous," He agreed to spare them if there...
The Bible, Creation, and Ecology - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth" (Genesis 1:26). This "dominion mandate" thus makes a clear distinction between mankind and all the rest of creation, for only men and women were created "in the image of...
Genesis 25:27: plain man - Study Note
... and seriously; Esau “despised his birthright” (Genesis...
Entertaining Strangers - Article
David Woetzel, B.S. - ... passage references Abraham's hospitality to the angels in Genesis 18. But one wonders how many times angels have been turned away by inhospitable believers! Indeed Romans 12:13 says believers are to be "given to hospitality" and this...
Christ and the Time of Creation - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... made to serve them "for signs, and for seasons," Genesis 1:14,16), and they were given "dominion … over all the earth" (Genesis 1:26). Such a stewardship responsibility would be an anachronism if animals and plants had...
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