Our Mess and God’s SolutionJuly 4, 2021 / Genesis 3:6-19
And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, “From any tree of the garden you may eat freely; but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you shall surely die.”
– Genesis 2:15-17 (NASU)
…she took some of its fruit and ate it. She also gave some of it to her husband who was with her, and he ate it.
– Genesis 3:6 (NIV)
…and having taken of its fruit she ate, and she gave to her husband also with her, and they ate.
– Genesis 3:6 (Septuagint)
Eve was but Adam (v.6)
Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived, fell into transgression. – 1 Timothy 2:14 (NKJV)
“The first man Adam became a living being”; the last Adam JESUS became a life-giving spirit.
– 1 Corinthians 15:45-46 (ESV)
He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
– 2 Corinthians 5:21 (NASU)
God’s Judgment on the Serpent (vv.14-15)
Satan will not be but everything (v.14)
How you have fallen from heaven, …You said in your heart, I will ascend…I will make myself like the Most High. But you are brought down to the grave (sheol), to the depths of the pit. – Isaiah 14:12-15 (NIV)
Genesis 3:15 is the Protoevangelium:
God the Gospel to in the presence of
The Seed of the Woman hints at the (v.15)
The Woman’s Seed will be a (v.15)
One of her descendants will crush your head, and you will bite his heel.” – Genesis 3:15 (NCV)
Satan and his will be crushed
Head: ro’sh – KJV
Captain, chief, head, height, lead, ruler, sum, top (Strong’s)
The Stuff We Don’t Talk About:
Satan hates (v.15)
…enmity (eybah – hatred, hostility) between you and the woman (v.15) (NIV)
Satan has a (v.15) (Genesis 6:1-4)
Between your seed and her seed (v.15) (NASU)
To the woman he said, Great will be your pain in childbirth; in sorrow will your children come to birth; still your desire will be for your husband, but he will be your master. – Genesis 3:16 (BBE)