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Skeptics of the Bible have used Cain’s wife time and again to try to discredit the book of Genesis as a true historical record. Sadly, most Christians have not given an adequate answer to this question. As a result, the world sees them as not being able to defend the authority of Scripture and thus the Christian faith.
Moses is considered the author of the first five books of the Bible; the Pentateuch (Deuteronomy 31:24). Liberal scholars have rejected this claim, and theories abound as to the “true” authorship. Despite the detractors, the life and death of Moses are contained within these books, along with the account of the creation of the universe and the calling of the chosen people through Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (Israel).
Eve displayed her hope in God’s promised Seed through the naming of her sons. She was looking forward to Christ and the destruction of sin and despair that Adam’s sin had brought upon the world. No matter what our sins and shortcomings in the past, may we, like Eve, believe God’s Word and look to Christ.
Lot spent too much time around the creature comforts of life in Sodom, and consequently his testimony was tarnished. Yet even in all of this, God was faithful and did not forget that Lot was His servant. God conveyed to us that Lot was righteous, signifying more importantly that He delivered Lot from his sins (Galatians 1:4; 2 Timothy 4:18).
Adam and Eve, the first humans, were real, historical people created by God and placed in the Garden of Eden. Their historicity is foundational to the gospel.
One of the most asked questions by skeptics and Christians alike is, “Where did Cain get his wife?” Genesis provides the simple answer!
Moses was raised in Pharaoh’s court and empowered by God to lead the Exodus. God spoke with him directly and led him to write the first five books in the Bible.
Much speculation has arisen about the name of our great, great . . . grandmother. What can we know of her?
Thanks to Noah’s obedience, members of every kind of land animal were saved, but more important, mankind was preserved so that the Savior would be born.
The Bible is full of historical accounts, but they leave out fascinating details that we’d love to know more about. Is it okay to look further?
Did Noah keep a day-by-day log as many ship captains do?
Jesus called Abel a prophet, though all we know about him is that his brother killed him. How could he be a prophet?
In Noah’s case, God had told him exactly what to prepare for: nothing less than an end-of-the-world-as-he-knew-it Flood!
How could Lot be called righteous in 2 Peter 2:7–8 when he did so many bad things as recorded in Genesis 19? Troy Lacey, AiG–U.S., explains.
Did Abraham have one son or more than one? Bodie Hodge, AiG–US, explains.
Out of nowhere, the expression “giants on the earth” pops up in Genesis 6:4. What does it mean?
Did Enoch die as Hebrews 11:13 seems to imply or was he taken as stated in Genesis 5:24 and Hebrews 11:5? David Wright explains.
Bodie Hodge, AiG–US, examines a teaching which has been held by Catholics and many Protestants.
The genealogical list in Genesis can teach us more than just a list of names; it is the story of our historical ancestors.
Is Lot Abraham’s nephew or his brother?
Noah was the first evangelist mentioned in the Bible.
For many, the supernatural events recorded in the Bible seem too impossible to be true.To defend the Bible, some people have gone hunting for scientific explanations.
By fleshing out the details with reasoned imagination, the Bible’s true account of the flood comes vividly alive.
How would modern ‘experts in evangelism’ rate Noah? His message? His methods? His results?
‘Mrs Noah’ is undoubtedly one of the most significant women in Bible history—yet we have no record of her name.
Answers in Genesis is an apologetics ministry, dedicated to helping Christians defend their faith and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ effectively. We focus on providing answers to questions about the Bible—particularly the book of Genesis—regarding key issues such as creation, evolution, science, and the age of the earth.