Did Adam have more than one wife?

Genesis records that Adam had only one wife, Eve.  Some confuse the two accounts of the creation of man (Genesis 1 and Genesis 2) as different creations of different people. However, Genesis 1 simply gives a general overview of man’s creation. Genesis 2 offers [...]

In Genesis 1:1, is God plural?

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” Genesis 1:1 The word “God” in this verse is the Hebrew word, ‘elohim. The greatly respected Bible translator Jospeh Bryant Rotherham has the following comment in The Emphasized Bible: “It should be carefully observed [...]

Why did God create sin, if He is the creator?

God did not create sin; Lucifer did. The Bible traces the origin of sin back to the Garden of Eden. Genesis 1:26,27 “And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion…over all the earth…So God [...]

Was Adam the first man?

Yes, Adam was the first man. Genesis 2:7,8, "And the LORD God formed man (the Hebrew word is Adam) of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. And the LORD God planted a garden [...]

Does God exist?

This question may be on the minds of a lot of people these days. Looking at the trouble that is happening around the world makes people ask “if God exists, why would he let this happen? If God exists, why is he so quiet?” [...]

Who made God?

If there was an answer to “who made God”, your next question would be “who made him”? This could be a never ending cycle. We, as thinking intelligent creatures, believe that everything has a beginning and has an end. The scriptures speak of beginnings, [...]

If God loved us then why are we not we perfect?

God did create a perfect earth and a perfect human family to enjoy it! In Genesis, we are told that after God created Adam, He pronounced His creation “very good.”  Adam was indeed a perfect man living in a perfect home. But Adam’s free [...]

How old is the earth?

We know from biblical chronology that Adam was created approximately 6,000 years ago. Therefore, the earth would have to be older than 6,000 years. In fact, we believe that the earth is very old. Scientists used to think the earth was about 100 million years old. They [...]