Paul’s theological treatise in the epistle to the Romans clearly teaches that the animal kingdom and the entire universe experienced a universal death sentence at the time of Adam’s fall in Genesis 3. This provides solid support for a young-earth understanding of the Creation/Fall narratives found in the early chapters of Genesis. A detailed Greek exegesis of Romans 8:19-23a demonstrates that the entire sub-human created order was subjected to death after Adam fell.
Originally published in the Journal of Creation, 21.1.
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