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Re: Genesis and the OT
« Reply #16 on: March 14, 2016, 02:28:13 PM »
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Next we come to these verses.

Gen 3:15  And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.
Gen 3:16  Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

This is a far reaching prophecy the woman here is the church the seed is Christ, the woman's seed will crush satan's head and satan will bruise his heal alluding to the crucifixion. the woman the church will have great hardship and sorrow bringing forth children for Christ.

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Re: Genesis and the OT
« Reply #18 on: March 16, 2016, 03:38:22 PM »
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Thanks TJS for the link yes the seed which is Christ the first promise of God or covenant about the one who would remove the curse placed on mankind through Adam and Eves disobedience.
the prophecy of the seed can be followed through scripture  from Adam Noah Abraham Isaac Jacob through to David and many more.

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Re: Genesis and the OT
« Reply #19 on: March 21, 2016, 05:13:40 PM »
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Just a few more thoughts on the seed these few verses from psalm 89.

 Psa 89:3  I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my servant,
Psa 89:4  Thy seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy throne to all generations. Selah.

Psa 89:35  Once have I sworn by my holiness that I will not lie unto David.
Psa 89:36  His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me.
Psa 89:37  It shall be established for ever as the moon, and as a faithful witness in heaven. Selah.

I can recommend reading all of Psalm 89 it's all about Christ I Jest wanted to emphasise that the seed in Genesis can be traced throughout the scriptures.

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Re: Genesis and the OT
« Reply #20 on: March 24, 2016, 02:52:38 PM »
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Moving on to the story of Cain and Able is this also a prophecy of something that was to be repeated thousands of years in the future was it a good way to pass on information from one generation to the next by word of mouth.
So Adam the father ( represents God ) has a son Cain ( Israel ) his works were not acceptable so the father provides another son Jesus Cain kills Able as Israel killed Christ so the father provide another son Seth in place of Able representing the resurrection

Gen 4:25  And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.
Gen 4:26  And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon the name of the LORD.

And through Seth's line people started to call on the name of the Lord this could be the gospel being preached.

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Re: Genesis and the OT
« Reply #21 on: April 02, 2016, 05:05:37 PM »
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Moving on to next interesting person Enoch did he represent Christ in some way the scriptures tell us

Gen 5:24  And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him.

there are only two men in scripture who never died that is Enoch and Elijah that's why I think what happens before the flood happens after the flood God uses the same creation processes.

I find it strange that God was preached from Seth up until Noah yet Noah was the only one declared righteous makes me wonder what was the flood was it water that covered everything or was it the water of the word of God we know this world will be tried with fire will it be a real fire or a spiritual fire as this fire will cleans us so the water of Noah's time cleansed them.

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Re: Genesis and the OT
« Reply #22 on: April 03, 2016, 10:59:05 PM »
Noah and his family were the only ones alive who were righteous, Enoch was the only other righteous man and he was taken by God.
As I'm sure you are aware it takes effort to seek to live for God, it is far easier to just live for ones self.

s to the flood. How would a flood of God's spirit destroy the world ? The bible and Jesus referr to a world wide flood that destroyed all living things on land. Just as one day fire will do the same. In the economy of God, the simplist explanation is usually the right one. i.e. Rather than a supernaturalflood there was a natural flood, from natural resources. Geologist reckon that there was once only one land mass, if there was and there were no high mountains or deep oceans, then there is enough water in the seas to cover the earth  with 400 feet of water.

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Re: Genesis and the OT
« Reply #23 on: April 04, 2016, 01:01:54 AM »
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there are only two men in scripture who never died that is Enoch and Elijah that's why I think what happens before the flood happens after the flood God uses the same creation processes.

That's an interesting perspective, never thought of it that way before.


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I find it strange that God was preached from Seth up until Noah yet Noah was the only one declared righteous makes me wonder what was the flood was it water that covered everything or was it the water of the word of God we know this world will be tried with fire will it be a real fire or a spiritual fire as this fire will cleans us so the water of Noah's time cleansed them.

Had me think of 'river of delights'.

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How would a flood of God's spirit destroy the world ?

I think anything imperfect in God's spirit would cease to exist, be destroyed.  Darkness cannot dwell in light.

Flipping it to Revelations, like the kingdom coming down to earth, all imperfection will be destroyed.