Church of the Open Door


Life in the Midst of Death by Dr. Glenn Jago

Genesis 5:1-32

The impact of the sin of Adam produced a permanent result called the sin nature which, by the way, is passed on to everyone born into this world. This sin nature always opposes God (Ps. 14:1-3) and results in death (Romans 6:23). But is this the final word for humanity? Is there any hope for life in the midst of death? Job asks, “If a man dies, shall he live again?” (Job 14:14) Genesis 5 provides the answer of hope and its core truths necessary for living life from God’s perspective.

Three core truths:

  1. Consequence for sin – Genesis 5
  2. Confidence through steadfastness – Genesis 5:21-24
  3. Certainty in midst of sinfulness – Genesis 5:28-32

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