A Reflection Of Modern Life Text: Genesis 3 Trouble Begins Where Satan Is (v. 1) Blatant Contradictions Of The Truth (v. 4) Satan’s Further Attempts To Get Men To Sin (v. 6)
A Reflection Of Modern Life Consequences Follow Our Sin (v. 7-24) Guilt and Shame (v. 7, 10). Blaming others for sin (v. 12-13). Satan faced consequences as well (v. 15). Man’s physical life changed (v. 16-19). In the animal kingdom (v. 14).
A Reflection Of Modern Life Consequences Follow Our Sin (v. 7-24) Man given clothes to wear (v. 21) Disease and dying were unknown until this point! Forbidden access to the tree of life (v. 22-24).
A Reflection Of Modern Life Consequences Follow Our Sin (v. 7-24) A moment of temptation and sin brings a multitude of consequences!! Ex: David and Bathsheba (II Sam. 11 and 12; Ps. 51) The ultimate consequence = spiritual death (Gen. 2:17; Rom. 6:23)!
This happens today!!! Examples: Abortion Birth “control” Lies Morality A Reflection Of Modern Life Man’s Attempt To Cover Sin Adam and Eve attempted this and failed (v. 7, 21, 8-10) Men’s attempt to cover sin fails: David and Bathsheba (II Sam. 11:6- 13, 14-27) Jonah (Jonah 1) Ananias and Sapphira (Acts 5:3-4)
A Reflection Of Modern Life Satan Does Not Care For You Genesis 3 speaks of Satan’s punishment and a promise …. Where do we read where he was sorry?? Job 1:22, 2:7; I Peter 5:8 Satan doesn’t care! He is your enemy! (Matt. 27:1-5; Lk. 15:13-17) Satan is intent on destroying us!
“What Must I Do To Be Saved?” Hear The Gospel (Rom. 10:17) Believe In Christ (Jn. 8:24) Repent Of Sins (Lk.13:3) Confess Christ (Rom. 10:10) Be Baptized (I Pet. 3:21) For The Erring Child: Repent (Acts 8:22), Confess (I Jn. 1:9), Pray (Acts 8:22)