Genesis, History, and Morality (Schaeffer)

The Aquila Report | 2/14/2018 | Staff
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It is not a Christian position to believe that Adam was a mythical figure. Denying the historicity of Adam and Eve opens the door to many theological problems. Francis Schaeffer expanded on this and said denying Genesis 1-3 also leads to moral problems.

If a person denies the factual historicity of Genesis 1-3 that person has cut himself or herself off from some of the major truths of biblical Christianity. Others have explained this well: if you deny the fact that Adam was a historical human being, you are far out of step with Jesus’ teaching (Mt. 19:5) and the apostle Paul’s (Rom. 5:14; 1 Cor. 15:22). It is not a Christian position to believe that Adam was a mythical figure. Denying the historicity of Adam and Eve opens the door to many theological problems. Francis Schaeffer expanded on this and said denying Genesis 1-3 also leads to moral problems:

Time - Fall - Man - Integration - Point

There was a time before the fall, and then man turned from his proper integration point...
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