Temptation : the Fall of Man

Topics: Serpent, Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve Pages: 2 (492 words) Published: February 20, 2008
The Fall of Man

The devil is like a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour. The devil hates the human race. The devil has no chance in heaven because he thought he was better than God and can be him. Now the devil is angry with God and he does every possible thing he can do to get people to turn their backs on God.

The fall of man started a long time ago. God made the garden of eden and there were many trees they could eat from but there was one tree that God said was forbidden and if they eat it they will surely die. God told Adam and Eve about the tree and the angels warned them about the devices of satan.

The angels warned Eve not to wander from her husbands side while occupied in their daily labor in the garden. When she was with him she would be in less danger of temptation then if she was without him. She was so much into her task that she wandered from his side and ignored the fears of danger.

While she was walking she stopped at the tree of knowledge of good and evil. She looked at the fruit. The fruit looked beautiful to her (the devil always makes sin look good at first but then we reap the consequences) and she questioned why God would withhold something like that from them. Then the serpent said "Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?" Eve was surprised she thought she was hearing her thoughts but as the serpent continued she realized it was not her thoughts talking. She replied: "We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden: but of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die. And then the serpent said to the woman, Ye shall not surely die: for God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil."

Then as the story is told Eve eats the fruit and then shares it with their husband and they now know sin and have sinned against God...
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