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The Doctrinal Value of the First Chapter of Genesis

 

from the fundamentalists

The following is an excerpt from this article, the full article can be found at the above link.

BY

DYSON HAGUE, M. A.,

Vicar Of The Church Of The Epiphany; Professor Of Liturgics, Wycliffe

College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Book of Genesis is in many respects the most important book in the Bible. It is of the first importance because it answers, not exhaustively, but sufficiently, the fundamental questions of the human mind. It contains the first authoritative information given to the race concerning these questions of everlasting interest: the Being of God; the origin of the universe; the creation of man; the origin of the soul; the fact of revelation; the introduction of sin; the promise of salvation; the primitive division of the human race; the purpose of the elected people; the preliminary part in the program of Christianity. In one word, in this inspired volume of beginnings,we have the satisfactory explanation of all the sin and misery and contradiction now in this world, and the reason of the scheme of redemption.

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Written by tfheringer

April 30, 2009 at 12:39 pm

Posted in Bible, Creation

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