Fall & Curse

Great Expectations - We Will Return Home

The great expectation that our deep sense of alienation and exile from our true home would one day be removed is fulfilled in Jesus Christ. Read More...

Understanding Our Calling

Calling refers to the specific tasks and responsibilities given to us by God, through which God works to serve our neighbors and promote the common good, restraining the effects of the curse and bringing blessing to every realm of life and every corner of creation. Read More...

Called To Be God's Instruments In the World

God has called us to be His instruments in this fallen world, allowing Him to work through us to bring blessing in every realm of life and every corner of creation. Read More...

Our Future - Walking Alive Forever

In eternity, we will be fully alive, free from the penalty, power, and even the presence of sin, as we glorify and enjoy God forever! Read More...

Our Past - Walking Dead To God

All of us by nature were walking dead to God in our sin, but He has made His people alive to God in Christ. Read More...

Relationships and Responsibilities in Christ the Lord

Our new status in Christ has not freed us from the relationships and responsibilities in our culture, but we now fulfill these under the Lordship of Christ. Read More...

Creation, Culture, and the Curse

Humans were created to cultivate culture by ruling and developing God’s creation, but the fall caused significant changes in creation and necessitated redemption.
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Paradise Lost: The Fall of Humanity

Satan always tempts us to doubt God's word and His motives, and to seek our autonomy rather than submit to God. Read More...

The Consequences of the Fall on Mankind

The fall produced spiritual and physical death, division and distress for all mankind. Read More...

The Consequences of the Fall on Creation

Because of mankind's sin, the entire created order has fallen under the curse, and suffers the effects of the fall. Read More...

Common Grace - Restraining the Effects of the Fall

Despite the catastrophic effects of the fall, God continues to be gracious and has provided various ways of restraining the effects of the curse so that it does not destroy everything. Read More...