Final Revision part Eight. Adam & Eve & the story of the Creation in the Book of Genesis in the Bible. Necessary for the environment and suffering. In Genesis chapter 2, God created a Paradise for mankind to live in. It was called Eden. The Story of Adam & Eve It is a symbolic story about
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Adam & Eve & the story of the Creation in the Book of Genesis in the Bible. Necessary for the environment and suffering
It was called Eden.
It is a symbolic story about
The place people have
in the creation.
Their free will
The world described in Genesis is ordered by God. It is not a mistake. Into a garden he placed mankind. He called then Adam & Eve
Adam was given responsibility or dominion over the creatures in the garden. He was alone. Later he was lonely and God made Eve from Adam’s rib.
The couple choose badly and ended up excluded from God’s presence. This is called the FALL
They were naked and innocent created to enjoy the environment.
Adam & Eve were placed in a paradise. They were given choice. They were an amazing experiment for God. God took a chance.
This utopia was beautiful and there was no suffering there. This is a symbolic story.
We cannot imagine a world without suffering.
Adam & Eve ate from the tree and then God found out. The explanation is that nothing was perfect from then on. Mankind were basically selfish. They had turned away form God.
This moment of taking the apple is symbolic of going against God. This is called sin.
After they were excluded from the Garden they were punished with painful childbirth and man having to toil on the land for the rest of his life.
They choose to abuse their free will
This was their punishment for their sin.
Once they were punished for their disobedience Christianity used this story to explain how sin entered the world.