God set Adam in the Garden of Eden with a two-fold purpose: to work and to guard (“keep”) it. Adam’s God-ordained task of work appears in different ways throughout Scripture as both a physical and Spiritual reality. This all culminates in Christ’s fulfillment of it, and in his body’s execution of works as well. This […]
Here we discuss Adam and Eden as recapitulations of the creation of the world, types of the temple of God, and their theological significance. We mention Ezekiel’s temple, Jesus at the feast of tabernacles and rivers of water flowing from your bellies—God’s Temple without boundaries . . . and all with a short lesson in hermeneutics as […]
Jan Markell’s article “Kingdom Now: We’re Not Returning to Eden,”1 which appears on the Christian Worldview Network website, is one of the worst uninformed hit pieces I have ever read. It gets nearly everything wrong.