Performative Statements and Tense/Gender/Number Change
- Performative – Every statement of God is a performative statement leading directly to action.
- Number – (1:26) There is the single tense change to the plural indicating some third party group. Much debate exists on this group.
- Number – (1:29) Second person plural pronoun is the object. God directly addresses his creation only in the case of man.
- Number – (1:27) Man (him → singular) is clarified to be Male and Female (them → plural)
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