'Adam' Tagged Posts

'Adam' Tagged Posts

PARADISE LOST…PARADISE REGAINED

Long ago two partners in crime sat in the bushes.  They had a different look in their eyes that day. Nervously, their trembling fingers sewed fig leaves together to cover themselves.  Now they were filled with shame – something they had never felt before. They had no peace, no joy, no hope.  It was a case of paradise lost. Every son of Adam and every daughter of Eve since…

WHERE IS THIS WRITTEN?

In the second chapter of his second letter, Peter releases a blistering attack on false teachers.  We know that false doctrine is poisonous. We know that true doctrine is the only antidote.   In the Small Catechism Luther was accustomed to ask:  “Where is this written?”  He then set down the Bible passages where a given doctrine or teaching was found.  By way of review…

THE BLAME GAME

Did you know that the first Friday the 13th of each year is also “Blame Someone Else Day?”  Of course, no one wishes to take credit for creating “Blame Someone Else Day.”  If you ask anyone about it, they will blame someone else. Traditionally the blame for this random day is placed on Anne Moeller.  The story goes that in 1982, the Clio, MI woman’s alarm clock did not…

PARADISE LOST…PARADISE REGAINED

Long ago two partners in crime sat in the bushes.  They had a different look in their eyes that day.  Nervously, their trembling fingers sewed fig leaves together to cover their bodies.  Now they were filled with shame – something they had never felt before.  They had no peace, no joy, no hope.  It was a case of paradise lost. Every son of Adam and every daughter of Eve…

WHERE IS THIS WRITTEN?

From time to time, it is helpful to list some of the main teachings of the Bible along with some of the main passages where these teachings are found.  Perhaps you will want to slip this half-page into your Bible for easy reference.   The one, true God is the Triune God – one God in three Persons Deuteronomy 6:4;  Matthew 3:16-17;  Matthew 28:19;  2 Corinthians 13:15…