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The Sin in the Garden

CREATION PART THREE- THE SIN IN THE GARDEN

Who knows how many children have been taught that Eve ate an apple when God told her not to. What an embarassment to the religious teachers of today. How many sermons have been preached on the Sin in the Garden by "parsons" who do not have the slightest idea of what that sin was? Open your Bible, PRAY that the Holy Spirit will show you the truth, and I will tell you what I have received thru study. I sincerely hope that you will NOT take my word for it without checking it out for yourself.

The following is not contradicted anywhere in the whole of God's word. On the contrary, much of the hard to understand passages of the Words and parables of Jesus as well as the writings of Paul, Peter and James are made plain.

In the first chapter, we learned that there was an earth age before this present one, and that God destroyed his original creation. This in itself is an astounding statement, yet God's Word declares it for those with "eyes to see". Also in Gen 1, we saw the CREATION of the second (this present) Earth and Heaven Age, through the sixth day man (the races of even today), and after the seventh day the FORMING of Adam (the eighth-day man), and his wife, Eve. We found that this Adam was made a special servant of God, for it was through his seed that Christ Himself was to come. This man was special: We found that even the ORDER of creation was different in Gen chapters 1&2. God gave Adam and Eve totally different instructions than the sixth day man, and prepared a special place for them to live, separate from the rest of creation.

As we now dive into Gen chapter 3, the first questions I want you to consider are these: Was Satan aware of God's plan? Was Satan aware of God's plan in the first earth age? Does Satan ALWAYS seek to destroy God's plan? And finally, if Satan was aware that God's plan was to send Jesus in the flesh through the seed of this special creation at some future time, how best could Satan disrupt this plan? When we get to Gen chapter 6, we will see that Satan's fallen angels seduced the daughters of Adam (in fact ALL of them except Noah's family) bringing forth the 'giants', which was the reason for the deluge. This was just a continuation of Satan's attempt to fatally corrupt the Seed line through which the Messiah was to come. OL' Scratch has not given up to this day! Recall from Gen 2:9, that in the Garden was "the Tree of LIFE" (Which we find many places in the New Testament was Jesus), and "the tree of the knowledge of good and evil" (That old serpent, Satan, the deceiver, the destroyer, the devil, the beast, lucifer, the king of Tyre, and etc.)

Genesis chapter 3

That old serpent was in the garden, alright. He was not a physical "snake", but a spiritual one. The word translated 'serpent' is nachash in Hebrew and there are four words, each with different meanings. The word is generally accepted to be "the shining one" in most texts.

Strong's # 5172 nachash (naw-khash'); a primitive root; properly, to hiss, i.e. whisper a (magic) spell; generally, to prognosticate: KJV-- X certainly, divine, enchanter, (use) X enchantment, learn by experience, X indeed, diligently observe. (DIC)

Strong's # 5173 nachash (nakh'-ash); from 5172; an incantation or augury: KJV-- enchantment. (DIC)

Strong's # 5174 nechash (Aramaic) (nekh-awsh'); corresponding to 5154; copper: KJV-- brass. (DIC)

Strong's # 5175 nachash (naw-khawsh'); from 5172; a snake (from its hiss): KJV-- serpent. (DIC)

So Satan was a charmer. A silver tongued devil, just like he is today. Lets look at verse 3: Look at the words used for "eat" and "touch"

EAT-- Strong's # 398 'akal (aw-kal'); a primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively): KJV-- X at all, burn up, consume, devour (-er, up), dine, eat (-er, up), feed (with), food, X freely, X in ... wise (-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, X quite. (DIC)

TOUCH--Strong's # 5060 naga` (naw-gah'); a primitive root; properly, to touch, i.e. lay the hand upon (for any purpose; euphem., to lie with a woman); by implication, to reach (figuratively, to arrive, acquire); violently, to strike (punish, defeat, destroy, etc.): KJV-- beat, (X be able to) bring (down), cast, come (nigh), draw near (nigh), get up, happen, join, near, plague, reach (up), smite, strike, touch. (DIC)

Isn't it strange that naga (touch) means to lie with a woman?

In verse 6 we find that Eve partook of the 'fruit of the tree', and ALSO gave of the same fruit to Adam, and he partook also. Is this strange to you? Look what Eve said to God in verse 13- "the serpent beguiled me... just look at what the Hebrew word means--

beguiled--Strong's # 5377 nasha' (naw-shaw'); a primitive root; to lead astray, i.e. (mentally) to delude, or (morally) to seduce: KJV-- beguile, deceive, X greatly, X utterly. (DIC)

Was Eve seduced? Paul (2 Cor 11:2-3) says she was. (2) For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. (3) But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.

What do you suppose the Greek word here translated 'beguiled' means?

Strong's # 1818 exapatao (ex-ap-at-ah'-o); from 1537 and 538; to seduce wholly: KJV-- beguile, deceive. (DIC)

Notice that it has only one meaning. "to seduce wholly" Look now at verse 16. Notice that God says "I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception..." I believe it is plain here that Eve was pregnant! Look at the word 'conception'. It is definitely present tense, not future.

Strong's # 2032 herown (hay-rone'); or herayown (hay-raw-yone'); from 2029; pregnancy: KJV-- conception. (DIC)

Strong's # 2029 harah (haw-raw'); a primitive root; to be (or become) pregnant, conceive (literally or figuratively): KJV-- been, be with child, conceive, progenitor. (DIC)

In addition, in verse 15, God tells Satan that He will put enmity (hate) between her seed and his (satan's) seed. Every Christian accepts her seed as Christ, but they gloss over the phrase dealing with satan's seed. Christ Himself told of them in many places. See especially the parable of the tares in Matt. 13:24-42.

Thus Eve was carrying twins, but not of the same father. The medical term is "paternal twins", and it is not uncommon today among prostitutes. In 1990, the Reader's Digest carried a story of a woman in Thailand giving birth to twins of two different races, one oriental and one black.

But does God's Word indicate they were twins? I think so. In Gen 4:1-2 we read "And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. (2) And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. (KJV)

Look at the Hebrew phrase used for the english "and again"

Strong's # 3254 yacaph (yaw-saf'); a primitive root; to add or augment (often adverbial, to continue to do a thing): KJV-- add, X again, X any more, X cease, X come more, + conceive again, continue, exceed, X further, X gather together, get more, give more-over, X henceforth, increase (more and more), join, X longer (bring, do, make, much, put), X (the, much, yet) more (and more), proceed (further), prolong, put, be [stronger-], X yet, yield. (DIC)

Thus the Hebrew says she continued in labor.. Is there any other proof? I'm glad you asked. It is obvious that Cain and Abel were the same age. Why? Look at verses 3&4 and you will see that they both brought their sacrifices to God at the same time. In the Hebrew traditions, it is at the age of 13 that a man becomes accountable (Bar-Mitzvah). They obviously became accountable at the same time!

We know that Cain killed Abel. Could it be that this was because Abel was the firstborn of Adam, and the beginning of the promised seed line of Christ? It is written that Cain and his sacrifice was "not acceptable" to God. Did Adam think Cain was his own firstborn? No he didn't. Cain didn't look any thing like Adam. How do I know? Read 4:25 and 5:3.

Gen 4:25 And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew. (KJV)

Gen 5:3 And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:

Is there any other proof that Cain was NOT Adam's son? I'm glad you asked!

1) Notice that Gen chapter 5 is the geneology of Adam. Cain is not listed in that geneology. Do you know why? Cain was NOT Adam's son! Cain has his own geneology in Gen chapter 4:17-24.

2) See Jn 8:44, the words of Jesus "Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it." (KJV)

3) See Matt 13:38, the words of Jesus "The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;" (KJV) Please note the greek word used for "seed" as used in this parable.

Strong's # 4690 sperma (sper'-mah); from 4687; something sown, i.e. seed (including the male "sperm"); by implication, offspring; specifically, a remnant (figuratively, as if kept over for planting): KJV-- issue, seed.

Interesting, what?

4) See First John 3:12 "Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous." (KJV)

The english word "of" here is the Greek word ek, which means "out of the immediate origin"

Are the children of Cain still with us? I'm glad you asked. Yes they are. Do you know who the KENITES are? You should. It's the Hebrew word for Cain!

Strong's # 7014 Qayin (kah'-yin); the same as 7013 (with a play upon the affinity to 7069); Kajin, the name of the first child, also of a place in Palestine, and of an Oriental tribe: KJV-- Cain, Kenite (-s). (DIC)

The Kenites were the ones who killed Jesus and the ones to whom Jesus was talking to in Jn 8:44. Cain killed the firstborn son of Adam, and his children killed the first begotten son of God!

Notice that the knowledge of who the Kenites are is worth a special blessing from the Father. You can see this in Rev 2:9 and 3:9. Only the churches of Smyrna and Philadelphia recieved God's blessing. They taught who those were who "claimed to be of Judah, and are liars!" Read it for Yourself. You should devote some special study in the books of Numbers, Deut, Joshua and Jeremiah, because the Kenites are mentioned there by name. By the Ezra-Nehemiah period they were temple servants or Nethinims, and by the time of Jesus, they were the scribes.

I'll bet you never thought of this did you?

There are still some difficulties, because the WORD says everyone died in the flood of Noah's day - or does it? Wouldn't this include the Kenites, and in fact all the other races? Well, if you take man's tradition it would. But in fact we know that the Kenites and the other races got through the flood. The nice part is that the Bible tells you how.

We will cover this difficulty in the sixth part, after we finish chapter five.

Father Bless you

Bob

 

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