Genesis 9:6 ESV
Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for God made man in his own image.
Noahic Covenant and Nuclear War
The Noahic covenant seems to rule out the idea that there will be universal devastation before Christ returns.
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Why did God mandate capital punishment for murder (Genesis 9:6)?
Why did God mandate capital punishment for murder (Genesis 9:6)? Why does murder deserve capital punishment?
Did the coming of Christ end capital punishment as set forth in Gen. 9:6?
Genesis 9:6 deals with the sin of homicide (which, in a sense, is always fratricide, v. 5) and demands a punishment that matches the crime. The justification for capital punishment established here is the nobility of human life, which is in the image of God. Thus murder shows con...
Male and Female He Created Them in the Image of God
God created man, woman, and the gift of marriage, all to illustrate his love for the church.
The Image of God
First, I examine the Old Testament teaching on the image of God, then the New Testament, and then I work out a systematic, theological definition.
Lesson 19: The Sanctity of Human Life (Genesis 9:1-7)
Expository study of Genesis: Since God values human life, so must we.
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Scriptures Advocating for the Pre-born
Scriptures that advocate for the value of the pre-born. Find out more about how God sees babies before they are even born.
Questions about Genesis
Questions about Genesis: What are the most commonly asked questions about the Book of Genesis?