Presentation on theme: "Week 2 The Fall of Man a)The Enticing Offer – Begins with a question that contains a suggestion (a loving God would not withhold good) – The Tree is a."— Presentation transcript:
Week 2 The Fall of Man a)The Enticing Offer – Begins with a question that contains a suggestion (a loving God would not withhold good) – The Tree is a symbol of Gods authority reminding man that freedom must be exercised within Gods guidelines. – The serpents question implies that Gods Word is subject to human judgment. – The first two doctrines under attack are the integrity of Gods Word and the reality of accountability b) The Devastating Fall
Week 2 The Fall of Man c) The Staggering Consequences – They now see the beautiful world through a lens marred by sin and thus project evil onto innocence. – Their shame causes them to hide from the presence of God. – Shame leads to fear. – Sin impacts all relationships. – The womans punishment is related to the role of filling the earth. – Mans toil as caretaker will be frustrated by thorns and thistles.
Week 2 The Fall of Man d) The Amazing Love of God – God calls out to man. – Genesis 3:15 is often seen as first glimpse of the gospel. – The expulsion from the garden and the securing of it was an act of mercy, indicating that man cannot save himself.