How Did the Fall Affect Creation?

Rev. Hanko is the missionary/pastor of Covenant Protestant Reformed Church in Northern Ireland. Reprinted from the CPRCNI newsletter. Our question for this issue takes us back to the beginning: “In what way did the fall of the human race affect the animal kingdom and the plant kingdom?” This question is important because it gets at […]

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A Woman’s Duty

The first time that the noun woman is mentioned in Holy Writ is in Genesis 2:22: “And the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto man.” The significance of this name, woman, may be realized from vs. 23, “And Adam said, This is now bone […]

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The Beneficent Goal of Labor

We have seen in the preceding article that the divinely ordained purpose of labor lies in its beneficent productivity. Now in the sinless creation in which this fundamental ordinance was first announced we can quite readily imagine the pursuit and realization of this purpose. We can imagine Adam and Eve occupied with the cultivation and […]

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