Man in His Four-Fold State: Man as Sin Marred Him

You are created in the image of God. This article looks at the state of man as an image-bearer after the fall into sin. It shows from Genesis 3 how sin impacted us in our relationship with God, as well as in our thinking, our behaviour, our judgment, and our relation to creation.

Why Does It Have to Hurt? – Why Is There Suffering at All? A Look at Genesis 3

Chapter 1 wrestles with the question why there is suffering at all. It first reflects on what suffering is. Next it unfolds the origin of human suffering by expounding on Genesis 3 and throwing light on the different contexts in which suffering is experienced. The chapter ends with questions for further reflection.