Category Archives for Genesis

Noah’s Sons – Was Shem the Oldest?

    Was Shem Noah's Oldest Son?

    What was the birth order of Noah’s three sons? Perhaps you are like me. For years I assumed that Shem was Noah’s oldest son because he is listed first in Genesis 5:32; 6:10; 7:13 and 1 Chronicles 1:4. There are reasons, however, to believe that Shem may not have been Noah’s first son. While many […]

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    The Sin of Sodom – Is America Guilty?

      The Sin of Sodom

      Most people assume that the sin of Sodom and Gomorrah was homosexuality, but the Bible does not say so. In Genesis 18:20, God told Abraham “the outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is great and their sin is very grave,” but God did not say what their grave sin was. Because of the Sodomite men’s behavior […]

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      THE FALL – Why Adam Sinned

        Why Adam Sinned

        Have you ever wondered why Adam sinned? Adam was created good, had perfect health, lived in a perfect environment, and had direct personal fellowship with God.  God had given him a perfect wife to share his life and the authority to rule over nature.  He had everything he could possibly need.  So why did he […]

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