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The World of the Ungodly

Genesis 6

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In 2Peter 2:4-9 Peter wrote of three examples of God’s judgment in the book of Genesis, which he likened to the judgment God would bring upon the false teachers and those who trusted in them in the first century AD. In a previous blogpost I discussed the first example, the angels (2Peter 2:4), saying they were not spirit beings, but men. They were messengers, whom God intended to lead the world in the antediluvian period and teach the people about God. Nevertheless, most of them seemed to have rebelled, so God darkened their minds (cf. Romans 1:21), which is the sense of the Greek word tartarus (G5020). This darkening of the mind keeps one from seeing his tragic fate brought on by his sins. The only remedy for this darkness is to repent and come into the council of God—submitting to the Gospel. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 22, 2017 in Epistles of Peter

 

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What Was the Sin of Genesis 6?

In Genesis 6:1 we find that the men began to multiply on the face of the earth and that “daughters” were born unto them. One might ask why this is significant. How could men multiply at all without “daughters” of other men being born, so men could marry them and produce families? This is the manner in which men multiply. So, why would Genesis 6:1 make this point? Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on November 6, 2013 in Genesis Flood, Noahic Flood

 

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