What Does The Bible Say Really Happened In The Garden?

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That’s what the prophets said, right? Yes, that’s what they said. But, you never see them saying it is for the forgiveness of the sin of Adam, do you? Of course not. Because they never said that men are held accountable for another’s sins. In fact, Ez.18:20 says that it is only the soul that sinneth that shall die. And that the son will not bear the iniquity of the father.

Edward O’Hara Sat 12/28/2019 11:03 PM

Here is an enumerated list of what the Bible plainly says of the events in the garden.
From Gen.1:26-30
1. God made man in His image and likeness.
2. God made them male and female.
3. God made them with free will and dominion on earth over what He made. And told them to be fruitful and multiply and subdue the earth.
From Gen.2:7-
4. God made their bodies from the dust.
5. God breathed the breath of life into their nostrils.
6. From these two parts, they became a living soul.
7. God placed the man in a garden He had made and furnished with plants for them to eat.
8. God told them that they were to eat from all the trees in the garden except for one. And that if they ate from the tree He told them not to eat from lest they die, on that day they would surely die.
From Gen.3-
9. The serpent was in the Garden.
10. The serpent tempted Eve.
11. After Eve considered what God and the serpent told her she ate the fruit and gave it to the man that was with her and he ate.

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12. After they ate their eyes were opened and they saw that they were naked.
13. After seeing they were naked they made aprons of leaves and covered themselves with them.
14. When they heard God calling for them they hid .15. When God asked them why they hid from Him Adam said it was because they saw that they were naked so they hid from God because they were afraid.
16. God asked him if it was because he ate the fruit He had told them not to eat lest they die that Adam knew he was naked.
17. Adam told God that the woman He gave to her gave him the fruit and he ate.
18. God asked the woman why she ate from the fruit. The woman told God that it was because the serpent beguiled her that she ate.
19. God instructed the serpent that because he did this he was now cursed.
20. God instructed the woman that she would have more pain in childbirth. And that enmity would be between her seed and the serpent’s seed. And that the serpent would bruise its heel. And that her seed would crush the serpents head.
21. God instructed Adam that because the ground was now cursed he would reap from the ground only by the sweat of his brow.
22. God made them coats of animal skins to wear.
23. God says that because they had “become as one of us to know good and evil” that He blocked the way for them to the tree of life so that they would no longer eat from the tree of life and continue to live forever. Thus fulfilling God’s instructions that on the day that they ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil “ye shall surely die”. Or as the Hebrew states it, “dying ye shall die”.

These are the events in the garden that show us what the purpose is concerning the events in the garden for the atonement. In these we see nothing said of a change in nature in either Adam or Eve. We do not see God curse them. He only says the serpent and the ground are cursed. We see nothing said of a need for forgiveness for their sin. We only see God making good on His word that on the day they eat thereof they shall surely die. 
But, you might be thinking the atonement is said to be for the forgiveness of sins.

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That’s what the prophets said, right? Yes, that’s what they said. But, you never see them saying it is for the forgiveness of the sin of Adam, do you? Of course not. Because they never said that men are held accountable for another’s sins. In fact, Ez.18:20 says that it is only the soul that sinneth that shall die. And that the son will not bear the iniquity of the father.

In confirmation, Paul plainly said in regard to the sin of Adam and the rest of mankind before the law, “For until the law sin was in the world. But sin is not imputed when there is no law”.Rom.5:13. This means that until the law came through Moses God did not impute men’s sins to them. The reason for this is explained in Rom.4:15. Paul says here that it is “Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.” And again in Acts17:30. “And the times of this ignorance God winked at, but now commandeth all men everywhere to repent”

See what has happened because people don’t believe what the Bible plainly says? But, instead, take someone else’s word for what it means? They force into the scriptures what they never say. Making Adam responsible for all mankind going to hell by inheritance and imputation. When none of the prophets and apostles ever taught any such thing. But, in fact, taught just the opposite.

For it to be true that men go to hell because of Adam’s sin the imputation of Adam’s sin upon the rest of mankind must have happened. And nature had to be inherited from Adam that rules man’s choices so that he must sin. But, as we see in Paul’s explanation of these events in Rom.5, mainline teaching in the churches notwithstanding, none of that is true. Paul, Jesus, and the prophets place the blame for anyone going to hell squarely where it belongs. On the person who by their own free will rejects Jesus’ offer of eternal life. Because only by Paul being wrong about this can sin from Adam to Moses be imputed to anyone.

In my next message, I will share further details about the events in and out of the garden concerning man’s need for the atonement. 
If you are reading this God is calling you. He loves you and wants you to know Him. Because knowing Him is eternal life.John17:3. So if you do not know Him please take the time right now to pray and confess Jesus as Lord of your life. And believe that He has raised from the dead. In doing this and really meaning it you will be saved from death to life. From sin to righteousness. And from the wrath to peace with God. Because you have left the old life behind where you trusted in idols, and have now trusted in Jesus.

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3 Comments

  1. Mangledman on January 1, 2020 at 12:33 am

    Nice sermon!!

    • Edwitness on January 7, 2020 at 2:41 am

      I agree mangledman.
      We need to stop blaming others and instead begin to take responsibility for our own choices. God has no grandchildren. Meaning He does not impute righteousness or sin to someone for the righteousness or sin that someone else does.

  2. Carolyn Barbe on December 31, 2019 at 3:13 pm

    My dearest brothers and sisters,
    I hope this letter finds you well . Could you please pray for this world so many of our brothers and sisters have gotten lost in the the devils kingdom. How it pains my heart that so many are not letting Jesus Christ in that they can’t hear him Knocking calling to us even his father our father is even trying to open our eyes we have not been forsaken we are very loved cared about he could of already came back but he hasn’t but he will you have to worry about our father asking you why did you fear men of this world why didn’t you show others the love I gave you how many times did you stand in a store line someone was behind you or in front of you did you care to ask if they knew Jesus Christ have you stopped and thought about any of this do you want them to burn or go through what the Bible tells us about we cry out for love and peace what are we doing to even try to change what is happening yes people can be very mean right now for painting WWJD and ect on the road I’ve already been to jail and what lays ahead us still I don’t know I’m not going to paint any more but I’ve been praying now we are working on a few art made out of wood I’m not sorry for wanting to bring honor to my king I don’t fear what else they can do to me alot has happened if they do fine a way to sheed my blood my Lord has kept me safe I should be here I should be on my way home to my king the plan he has for me for us we should trust in him not mens ways go on open your Bible
    everything that has been happening around us was written he never hide anything from us it has been us thinking we could do things on our own I don’t know about the rest of you I know I am weak couldn’t walk even crawl if he didn’t send his son to die for me yes it’s true we can call out in the beautiful name Jesus Christ he is real I pray for this whole world I know I mess up sin got roped into things in this world I’m human why does anyone want anything that will turn back to dust fade away that has not spoken the truth that has shown us by a act not just words I have hope for this world do I trust men or things of this world no I got everything I need that is his love his blood runs through all of us we were born in to this world with his holy spirit as babies
    Brothers and sisters can you throw that stone at another human being can you judge them just because you don’t understand them I know I’ve been missedunderstood judge because I was different yes this world has messed up we all have the only thing we can do is get back to the beginning it’s like a child learning going to school yes our faith will be tested just like we were in school our teacher is God our father Jesus Christ is the only way we are going to pass but we need to open our Bible study.
    With lots of love
    God’s blood
    God’s child
    God’s and Christ warrior soldier
    Carolyn LuAnnaLea Barbe

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