Wednesday: Grace and Judgment in Eden: Part One
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In Genesis 3, after the Fall, the Lord’s opening words are all questions: “Where are you? . . . Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten from the tree that I commanded you not to eat from? . . . What is this you have done?” (Gen. 3:9,11,13 NIV). In contrast, God’s first declarative statement … [Click to read more …]

06: Creation and the Fall – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : Understanding the issues underlying all temptations better equips us for successful spiritual life. There issues are highlighted in the fall of Adam and Eve. [Teaching plan for Creation and the Fall February 4, 2013] 1. Have a volunteer read Genesis 3:1. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: Deceived by the Evidence
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Read Genesis 3:4-6. What are the principles that led to Adam and Eve’s downfall? What can we learn from their experience that can help us to deal with whatever temptations we face, as well? Satan was successful in drawing Eve into conversation and in raising doubts about what God said and why. Now he tells Eve … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Creation and the Fall
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Read for This week’s Study: Gen. 3:1-15;Matt. 4:3-10;Col. 2:20-23; John 3:17; Rev. 14:6-7. Memory Text: “And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel” (Genesis 3:15, NIV). A comic used to play a woman character called Geraldine. In one monologue she was … [Click to read more …]

Further Study: Creation and Morality
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According to Scripture, Adam was the first man and was specially created from the dust by God. Our understanding of the origin of morality is founded in the origin of Adam. Biblical concepts of morality are, then, inseparable from biblical concepts of origins. Recognizing Adam as the first human also refutes the possibility that any … [Click to read more …]