Closing the Case on Cain and Abel

Before we can leave the story of Cain and Abel behind, there are still a few matters that we need to attend to; for, we have yet to identify… The Life Lessons to be learned from their story; The Contributions their story makes to the One Big Story being played out on the Heavenly Stage … Continue reading »

Fruit Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree

Now that we have learned a little something about the principles of Sowing, Reaping, and the Nature of the Two Trees that were planted in the center of the Garden of Eden, it is time for us to take a look at the part these elements played in the Cain and Abel story which was … Continue reading »

Sowing, Reaping, and the Nature of the Trees

Previously, in Vignette #3, we watched sadly and helplessly as Adam and Eve deliberately chose to disobey God by eating from the forbidden Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil.  This one errant action on their part was all that it took to introduce Evil, with its accompanying fear, shame, deceit, alienation, and death, … Continue reading »

The Fruit of the Fall

When we last saw Adam and Eve—at the end of Vignette #3 of God’s One Big Story—they were being evicted from their Garden home for violating God’s one and only condition in their lease agreement, which was to not eat from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil.  This tree was one of … Continue reading »

Fundamentals of the Fall

For those of you who may not have noticed it yet, we have begun to fall into something of a pattern during our time here at Stage #1 of God’s One Big Story.  First, we have watched and enjoyed each new segment of the Story as it has been presented to us; then, we have paused to … Continue reading »