The Origin of Sin Again

It’s not that Adam listened to his wife. It’s that he didn’t listen to God. It’s the first example of some one not loving God with all his heart, mind, and strength. Nothing has really changed, has it?

Christopher C. Randolph

 

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the LORD God had made.
 He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden, but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.’” But the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”
  
(Genesis 3:1-5 ESV)

I’ve caught a little heat concerning my ideas about Genesis.  It’s to be expected.  So, the above is the beginning…

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2 thoughts on “The Origin of Sin Again

  1. Good Point. Interesting that the snake talked to Eve. Many assume it is because woman are not as smart as men. I think the snake knew that if he persuaded Eve, Adam who was so besotted would do whatever she suggested. At least Eve took what God said seriously enough to question what he snake said. Adam just went along to get along.

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