Month: February 2013

Land Can Be Cursed

LAND CAN BE CURSED Cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life; thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you; and you shall eat the plants of the field. By the sweat … Continue reading Land Can Be Cursed

Discipline? Yes. Cruelty? No!

DISCIPLINE?  YES!  CRUELTY?  NO! “I will put enmity between you {Satan} and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.”  Genesis 3:15          So many have had their heart broken by bitter vows … Continue reading Discipline? Yes. Cruelty? No!

Cursed By God

CURSED BY GOD The Lord God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this, cursed are you…” Genesis 3:14a             God is passing judgment on the devil.  He is to be despised, accursed, an enemy of God, and ultimately destroyed by a Redeemer to … Continue reading Cursed By God

A Warning I Cannot Ignore

A WARNING I CANNOT IGNORE Have you eaten of the tree of which I commanded you not to eat?” The man said, “The woman whom you gave to be with me, she gave me fruit of the tree, and I ate.” Then the Lord God … Continue reading A Warning I Cannot Ignore

And God Came Searching

AND GOD CAME SEARCHING… And they heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden.  But … Continue reading And God Came Searching

Shame

SHAME And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig-leaves together, and made themselves aprons and they heard the voice of Jehovah God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and the … Continue reading Shame

Why Didn’t He Stop Her?

WHY DIDN’T HE STOP HER? She took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate.  Genesis 3:6b          The woman allowed the serpent to engage her.  The topic and the way he presented … Continue reading Why Didn’t He Stop Her?

Trading Him In

TRADING HIM IN So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise… Genesis 3:6          If Eve had regarded the tree … Continue reading Trading Him In

He Did It Twice!

HE DID IT TWICE! And the women 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 … Continue reading He Did It Twice!

Actually?!

ACTUALLY?! He (Satan) said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?”  Genesis 3:1          You’re kids, you don’t like a certain rule, you both want to break it, so you’re looking for an excuse.  The … Continue reading Actually?!