Teacher Reference: READ Genesis 3:1-11; Exodus 28:13-15; John 10:1-5; John 16:9
ADAM DISOBEYS THE VOICE OF GOD
THE TEMPTER APPEARS ON THE SCENE
Gen 3:1 “Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?”
Note: Compare (Gen , 17, “…God commanded the man…but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil,…”)
Gen 3:4 “…Ye shall not surely die:”!
Note: Compare (Gen , “…in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.”)
Comment By these two statements and Adam’s disobedience, sin came upon the seed of all mankind! Satan, the devil, is still speaking these words today going about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour – through disobedience!
Note: Deception is satan’s tool.
DISOBEDIENCE IS SIN
Comment 1) Disobedience to the WORD OF GOD is the root of sin.
2) Many today look at the works of the flesh as sin (Gal -21) – this is true but it is only the fruit of the real sin! (Outward manifestation of the seed of disobedience (or fruit of that tree))
Example 3) Some people that are not Christians have less works (sins) of the flesh than some Christian, but this does not mean they are less sinful. Therefore, when we speak of Adam bringing sin on the whole human race, we are not speaking of sins of the flesh because Adam did none of these things that we call fleshly sins – DISOBEDIENCE
TO THE WORD OF GOD!
James Therefore the real sin is when we hear the Word of God and do it not – it then becomes the SIN OF DISOBEDIENCE.
John Because Jesus came and spoke unto man, there is no covering for sin.
Finally Now that Jesus has spoken unto us and has prepared for us a covering (His Blood), let us be obedient to His WORD and put on His righteousness.
Summary 1) In what way did satan tempt Adam and Eve?
2) What is sin?
3) Where did Adam and Eve go wrong (chain of events)?