Re: [asa] Does ASA believe in Adam and Eve?

From: David Opderbeck <>
Date: Thu Mar 29 2007 - 20:10:43 EDT

I'm sorry that my response was snippy. George, maybe we are operating with
a different presumption / theological presupposition about what the "day of
the Lord" is all about? Do you understand the "Day of the Lord" to be a
time of judgment, or something else?

On 3/29/07, Jack <> wrote:
> George, this was your quote that started this portion of the thread: "To
> note just one point, the way in which II Peter 3:5-7 uses the story of the
> flood to argue for the possibility of the destruction of "the present
> heavens and earth" makes no sense if the writer of II Peter did not think of
> the flood as affecting the whole world."
> Did you forget that we were talking about v 5-7, not just verse 4?
> v7 "By the same word the present heavens and earth are reserved for fire,
> being kept for the day of *judgment *and destruction of ungodly men."
> (NIV)
> The KJV, NAS, new KJV also all use the word judgment. I doubt you think
> that all of those translators are wrong, so you must be trying to make some
> obscure point, that has deviated from your original point. This passage is
> clearly about judgment. Despite the appearance of being erudite, it is
> getting to the point where your posts defy common sense.
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* George Murphy <>
> *To:* David Opderbeck <>
> *Cc:* ASA list <>
> *Sent:* Thursday, March 29, 2007 8:12 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [asa] Does ASA believe in Adam and Eve?
> 1) You apparently don't know the difference between what a biblical text
> says & theological deductions drawn from it.
> 2) It should have given you some pause when I had to point out that you'd
> misquoted the text to bring the word "judgment" into it. You apparently had
> formed your interpretation of the text before reading it carefully. You
> ought to practice a little introspective *Tendenzkritik*.
> Shalom
> George

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