May 21, 2024

Exceptions are Not the Rule

When it comes to the Bible and being faithful to the text, does an exception prove the rule false, or is it just an exception? Many would have you believe that if you find an exception then the rule that’s been proposed must be false, but what if it’s just the exception?

God, Adam and Eve

In Genesis 1 and 2 we are introduced to God’s creation. Genesis 1 caps off the creative work of God with creating male and female of everything, but in Genesis 2 we see that God didn’t initially create a female human– she was a special creation. It is this special creation and what it means that has a profound impact on the world we live in and the culture war that American Christianity now finds itself waging.