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What is the first prophecy in the Bible?

Genesis 3:15 I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel. This is God’s solution to the problem of sin, which he spoke to the devil. It is a messianic prophecy that is...

How do people hide from God?

Genesis 3:8 Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the Lord God among the trees of the garden. This was a little desperate, but for all they knew, God was coming to kill...

What was the first sin?

Genesis 3:6 When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it. The first duty of a Christian...

How do we know that God is good?

Genesis 3:5 God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil. Satan wanted Adam and Eve to doubt the goodness of God, so he focused on what God withheld. They were free to eat from every tree in the...

What was the first temptation?

Genesis 3:1b He said to the woman, Did God really say, You must not eat from any tree in the garden? This is the first temptation of a human being, and it is brilliant. If Satan can make us doubt God’s word, he can make us doubt God’s love, and also his laws. That is...

Who is Satan?

Genesis 3:1 Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. This is the first mention of Satan in the Bible, and while he is not on every page, he has a leading role. He is called the Destroyer (Revelation 9:11), the enemy (Luke...