What is the “firmament” in Genesis 1?
What, exactly, is the “firmament” mentioned in Genesis 1?Read More
Implications of Creation
My first reaction to your question was to not consider it. I tend to avoid questions that tend to a high level of speculation. But after reflection I decided to address it. The Bible approaches this topic in an oblique way, and requires the student of the Word to pay careful attention to the biblical…Read More
Although various confessions of faith used by different Christian churches still mention God as the Creator of all things, many Christians have chosen to accept evolution as the concept to understand origins. A multitude of approaches are available today such as creationism, intelligent design, evolution, theistic evolution, and progressive creation. What does Scripture teach, and…Read More
Honoring the Creator God
The short answer is, “Yes, it is true.” In your letter you also asked why this is the case. I cannot go into all the details, but I will give you some of the main reasons behind their views. Let me make clear that the number of Adventist theologians embracing some type of evolutionary model…Read More
Worthwhile Reading on the Creation-Evolution Debate
A number of helpful books on creation, from both Adventist and non-Adventist authors, are summarized and reviewed, including the updated edition of Harold Coffin’s Origin by Design, Faith, Reason and Earth History by Leonard Brand, and Creation, Catastrophe and Calvary, edited by John Templeton Baldwin.Read More
What is the origin of rain?
According to the Bible, what is the origin of rain?Read More
Humans can provide some sort of evidence to support almost anything they want to believe. Hence the need for establishing a foundation for defining and determining what is truth. Ideas have a history, and knowing about it could help us understand why people embraced them, and where the idea took them.Read More
Our Creator God
This is a simple question for which there is no simple answer. You are asking for a divine reason or motivation for creating. My impression is that the Bible does not provide an explicit answer to your question. So the only thing left is for us to examine what the Bible says about God, and…Read More
Creation and the Spirit of God
This is the first time the Spirit of God is mentioned in the Bible, and it is mentioned in the context of creation. It is difficult to know the significance of the statement you quoted because it is not immediately clarified. To understand it we have only the language and its context. I will examine…Read More