The Creation Stories: what do we learn about God from them? . The Goodness of Creation: . The Primeval History. God is revealed as the one, true God who sustains the whole universe. He created the world out of Love, for God is Love All creation is good: for God is true Goodness
The Primeval History
The Results: relationship with God and each other.
The Protoevangelium (Genesis 3:15) meaning the “first gospel.”
And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring[a] and hers;he will crush[b] your head, and you will strike his heel.”
The holiness. Protoevangelium, in the spiritual sense, signifies God’s promise to send a Savior to free humanity from the effects of the Fall, as interpreted by the early Church Fathers.
Three Promises: humanity’s holiness and justice.
To reconcile us with God through the forgiveness of sin.
That we might know the depth of God’s love. remained free of personal sin.
To be our model of holiness remained free of personal sin.
To makes us partakers of the Divine Nature remained free of personal sin.
To destroy the power of the devil remained free of personal sin.
Jesus is given several titles that indicate his role and importance in salvation history.