Excuses, Excuses

From First Thoughts
The first time human beings have a conversation with God in Genesis they are making excuses, trying to shift the blame for what they have done. Taken with the proper skepticism, the excuses are very . . . . Continue Reading »

Adam and Ahab

From First Thoughts
Genesis tells us when the serpent spoke to the woman, her husband was with her (Gen. 3:6). Yet evidently Adam is silent . Why? I’m thinking we might learn how to answer this question from Ahab . . . . Continue Reading »

Adam’s Silence

From First Thoughts
Why does the serpent in the Garden of Eden speak to the woman, not the man? Genesis gives us a very strong hint about this, which I explored in an earlier post :  The great difference between . . . . Continue Reading »