To understand and appreciate what happens in the end, it is important to review: 1) what God
created in the beginning, 2) the significance of imputed sin, and 3) what were God’s divine covenants.
1. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth, and He created man in His own image,
both male and female. God also created angelic beings, and some fell to follow Satan.
2. By God’s holy standard, when Adam disobeyed His word in the Garden of Eden, all of mankind was
condemned, and death was introduced. The earth was cursed, and both Adam and Eve were driven out of the Garden of
Eden from the Tree of Life.
3. Because of his faith, Abraham is the recipient of God's unilateral unconditional covenant
of great blessings. The promise of land is elaborated with the nation of Israel, the promise of kings is elaborated
with David, and the promise that through Abraham "all the families of the earth will be blessed" is elaborated in
the New Covenant with His people.
For deeper study:
Divine Covenants… the basis for a plan of salvation
What is the Doctrine of Imputed Sin?
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