After Adam and Eve sinned, the Lord came looking for them in the garden. In his conversation with the two, he asked Eve what she had done. She tried blaming the serpent.
“Then the Lord God said to the woman, ‘What is this you have done?’ The woman said, ‘The serpent deceived me, and I ate'” Gen 3.13 NIV.
It is notable here that Eve was not excused for being deceived. She had been given a clear commandment. Her conversation with the serpent showed that she understood the commandment. No one twisted her arm. She let herself be deceived.
She allowed the conversation with the serpent to lead her away from the word of God. Continue reading
“Forbidden Fruit” on Power Point Charts is available at: http://doverchurchofchrist.info/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/ForbiddenFruit.swf
I hope you will visit and support the new website, For Christian Girls. Their mission is that young women in the church can receive teaching, encouragement and a forum for their special needs. I am looking forward to being a small part of this work. My first article is up and entitled, Women are Treasures. It discusses the beautiful creation of the first man and woman and how God gave her as a gift to Adam. Accordingly, she should be respected and honored and should walk with pride and humility before her Creator.
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