members, click to sign in..

5,210 active users!!Bandwidth
WEDNESDAY
OCT 22, 2014
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
Broadcasters
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -2 hrs
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
Photos
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  10/22/2014
THURSDAY, MAR 14, 2013  |  6 comments  |  1 commentary
Adam and Eve – just an allegory?
How is it that the Bible is so controversial? The recent series on the History Channel, “The Bible,” has sparked many water cooler and media conversations on various aspects of the Scriptures. One of them has important implications: Were Adam and Eve real people?

I’m not a scientist, and I don’t play one on TV. But I believe they were. Why? Because I believe Jesus was who He said He was – God’s only begotten Son, and clearly He believed they were real. I believe Jesus was the Son of God because historically He rose from the dead.

Jesus quotes from Genesis 1 and 2 (chapters with Adam and Eve) as the Word of God.

In short, the Bible’s argument is: No sin of Adam, no need for Jesus. But hasn’t science proven there was no Adam? ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.wnd.com

|  FOCUS  |  Audio commentaries on this news item | more..
Contend for Literal Genesis • 240+
Phil Layton | Gold Country Baptist Church
Play! | RSS

   10/08/14  |  Indiana State Trooper Sued for Stopping Woman and Inquiring... • 7 comments
   09/30/14  |  Ted Cruz Opens Up About Troubled Early Life • 1 comments
   08/25/14  |  Michael Brown confessed Jesus as his Saviour in weeks before his... • 401 comments
   08/15/14  |  Revelation: Robin Williams 'accepted Jesus Christ' • 44 comments
   06/13/14  |  Church Offends Muslims With Pamphlet That Says They're Going to... • 71 comments
MORE RELATED ( SALVATION ) NEWS | MORE..
   10/18/14  |  Gay marriage becomes legal in Arizona • 16 comments
   10/18/14  |  Ted Cruz: "Real Risk" Of Pastors Being Jailed For Preaching... • 12 comments
   10/18/14  |  Rev. Billy Graham: ‘America is Just as Wicked as Sodom and... • 27 comments
   10/16/14  |  Mark Driscoll resigns • 17 comments
   10/15/14  |  Houston demands oversight of sermons • 29 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 31 comments
   01/07/14  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2014 Family Conference at... • 1 comments
   01/01/14  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 29 comments
   12/10/13  |  SermonAudio Broadcaster Loses Historic Church Building To Fire • 3 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   10/22/14  |  Gunmen open fire at Canadian Parliament building • 4 comments
   10/22/14  |  Your Vote Doesn't Really Matter — Or So You're Led to Believe • 3 comments
   10/22/14  |  Christians Persecuted for Their Faith Will Serve 6 More Years in... • 7 comments
   10/22/14  |  Hong Kong Churches Divided over Whether to Support Protesters • 1 comments
   10/22/14  |  Obama: Constitution guarantees same-sex marriage in U.S • 3 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 6 user comment(s)
News Item3/16/13 4:09 PM
Loran  Find all comments by Loran
"One of them has important implications: Were Adam and Eve real people?"

Of course they were real people.
Propagation proves that fact.

As for "allegory" this is the usual work of Satan trying to disprove the Bible facts, thus creating doubt amongst the gullible.

6

News Item3/15/13 9:23 AM
Mark M. | in the UAE  Contact via emailFind all comments by Mark M.
I do believe that some things in the Bible are allegory. I don't think the story of Adam and Eve fall into that category, and it should go without saying but I don't buy into evolution by any means.
My own beliefs about the Genesis account are in a minority, but I'm not the first one to create this theory. I believe that Adam and Eve were real, but I also believe that God created mankind--not Adam and Eve alone. Adam and Eve and their direct descendants were one specific family or you may say race. I believe this in part because when Cain wandered the Earth there were more humans out in the world at that time, and I don't think they were all Cain's sisters.
5

News Item3/15/13 1:44 AM
CAS | S.Cal  Find all comments by CAS
In the beginning God...Genesis "literally" is a theocentric book first followed by anthropocentric themes a distant second.
4

News Item3/14/13 10:37 AM
jpw  Find all comments by jpw
God has given us a glimpse into our past through the book of Genesis. It explains how sin came to be, how life came to be and why death is upon the animals and the plants, who have not sinned.

I think most of the "pontificating" (my word of the day after yesterday's event) on this subject, or most of the negative response to our beginnings is not the science but the anthropology of man, that is that we are sinners, in need of salvation.

In other words, if it came out all flowers for the state of man's condition, there would be more support for it.... after all these are generations that believe Darwin (that came out of the sponataneous generation theory), the big bang theory, and whatever other pop theories are coming out.

3

News Item3/14/13 9:33 AM
The poster formerly known as Russ | Texas  Find all comments by The poster formerly known as Russ
If you have no Adam then you have no gospel, plain and simple. So, to deny the plain sense of Genesis is to place yourself outside of the faith.
2

News Item3/14/13 8:05 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
"How are we to understand claims of overwhelming “scientific facts” backing up the theory of evolution?"

Overwhelming facts? Maybe with micro, but certainly not macro.

Anyway, if we are to allegorize Adam and Eve, then how do we determine what other parts of the Bible are literal or allegorical? Sounds to me like everyone would begin to be able to mold the Bible around their lifestyles of choice if this was an acceptable way to interpret things.

To me, the Bible says what it means and means what it says. Period. Yes, there are allegories and symbolism but whereever they are, they are always clear.

1
There are a total of 6 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Obama: Constitution guarantees same-sex marriage in U.S
h b stowe: "frank, i think you need more study about oaths. an oath is sworn to..."
-5 min 
Bibles Pop Up in Public Schools Across America
elmer k. yoder from berlin, ohio: "why should believers be concerned with..."
-2 hrs 22 
Liberia’s Largest Newspaper Accuses US of Manufacturing Ebola...
elmer k. yoder from berlin, ohio: "jim, you should really consider scriptures like..."
-3 hrs 11 


01 Prayer For Grace

E. A. Johnston
Mistakes Of Modern Evangelism

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Teaching
Ambassadors For Christ Intl-US
Play! | MP3 | RSS

Forsaken
Scott T. Brown

Phil Layton
Jesus's Glory the Point of All

Creation Apologetics
Gold Country Baptist...
Play! | MP3

Evangelist Ed Lacy
The Life that Glorifies God 2

Ed Lacy Ministries
Teaching
Play! | MP3

Evangelist Ed Lacy
The Life that Glorifies God 1

Ed Lacy Ministries
Teaching
Play! | MP3

Pastor Ralph Ovadal
Rising Protestant Magisterium

Pilgrims Covenant Church
Sunday - AM
Play! | MP3

Kevin Swanson
The Vatican and Homosexuals

Who Will Stand for Truth?
Generations Radio
Play! | MP3

Blog 9/20/14
Protestant Gender Hypocrisy

Grace Community International
dear prayer warr­iors, a friend who as an educ­at­or...

Sponsor:
Westminster Assembly's Grand Debate

Prepub 19.95 +s/h. Papers on Congr­eg­at­ion­al­ism/ Presbyt­er­ian­ism. 12/14 Napht­ali Press
www.naphtali.com/news

Event: Reforming Families Conference 2015
FPC of Indianapolis






                   
The greatest wisdom on this earth is holiness. ... W. S. Plumer

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
HIFI Option
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domains
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2014 SermonAudio.com.