What Really Happened in the Garden of Eden?

God made Adam and gives him these instructions about the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 2:9
9 And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden(*8), and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 2:17, 22
17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

22 And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.

Genesis 3:1-6

1 Now the serpent(*1) was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea , hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree(*2) of the garden?

Eve's instructions:

3 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. (*9)

6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise(*3), she took of the fruit (*4)thereof, and did eat (*5), and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves (*6)together, and made themselves aprons.

14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:

15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

Note:

* (1)The Hebrew word used for serpent is Nachash -
My Strong's concordance in my book its page 5122 ( Number 5175) which says snake, serpent - by extention a mythological creature of chaos opposed to God
Look at (Number 5172) which says practice divination,interpret omens and signs...enchantments

Rev 12:9
9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. (KJV)

First of all regular snakes do not talk. We know the snake represents Satan.

Note:

*(2) Trees in the Bible have symbolic meaning, trees represent leaders both good and bad, organizations, nations, or kingdoms
Daniel 4:10,20-22

10 Thus were the visions of mine head in my bed; I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and the height thereof was great.


20 The tree that thou sawest, which grew, and was strong, whose height reached unto the heaven, and the sight thereof to all the earth;

21 Whose leaves were fair, and the fruit thereof much, and in it was meat for all; under which the beasts of the field dwelt, and upon whose branches the fowls of the heaven had their habitation:

22 It is thou, O king, that art grown and become strong: for thy greatness is grown, and reacheth unto heaven, and thy dominion to the end of the earth.

Isaiah 11:1,2

1 And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots:
2 And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD;

Isaiah 61:3

3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified. (KJV)

Matthew 7:17
17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

Mark 8:24
24 And he looked up, and said, I see men as trees, walking

Luke 23:31
31 For if they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry?
( These words are the words of Jesus. This tree refers to Him and His organization while he was yet alive on earth.)

Rev. 22: 1,2
(Now notice where the tree of life is. It is in heaven. Not a tree on earth. Who represents the water of life and the tree of life. It is Yeshua/Christ Jesus. Jehovah himself.)
(So the two trees in the garden were Satan and Jehovah. Two opposing organizations.)

1 And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.

2 In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations

For another example Romans 11:17- Read Romans chapter 11 for the full meaning
Note:
(*3) desired to make one wise
Regular fruit from a regular tree does not impart knowledge. The regular tree and the fruit thereof would not impart knowledge of good or evil, not in this realm.Now in regards to the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Who had the knowledge of both good and evil? It would have been Satan before his rebellion there was only good. If you were good and then had contact with something evil then you would have knowledge of both.

(*4) Fruit
If the tree represents a person or being the fruit of that one would refer to sexual contact. Our children are considered fruit from our bodies.

(*5) Eat
Feeding on a word.(We have the spiritual expressions "taste and see") ( We refer to God's message as food) Also if you eat something you are bringing in into your body but where does it go? It goes into your stomach.
Hosea 9:4
3 They shall not dwell in the LORD´s land; but Ephraim shall return to Egypt, and they shall eat unclean things in Assyria.

4 They shall not offer wine offerings to the LORD, neither shall they be pleasing unto him: their sacrifices shall be unto them as the bread of mourners; all that eat thereof shall be polluted: for their bread for their soul shall not come into the house of the LORD.

Note:
(*6) they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves
This would be very consistent of one who had sex. Why didn't they want to cover their mouths if that was the offending part of the body.

Does it make sense that Adam and Eve would eat an apple and cause death and suffering to enter into the lives of all of their descendants billions of people? Does this really sound like the God of Love that we know of who forgives all of our horrible sins including those sins of murder? We know that God is slow to anger. What made God so angry that he condemned Adam and Eve and all of us as well. The simple eating of an apple and the condemnation that followed does not seem consistent. By the way the Bible never mentions that the fruit was an apple.

Now if Satan made contact with Eve it would have broken a law of God because she was married to Adam.If Adam went along with it or possibly made some kind of contact himself that would also have broken a law of God. If they carried blood guilt it would have required a blood sacrifice to correct .The law has always been around even before the ten commandments. That would explain the marital and reproductive curses on Eve. Adultery and sexual sin.

Paul seems to suggest in 2 Corinthians 11:2-3, infidelity in Eve. "For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted..."

In Genesis 4:1-2 it only states once that Adam "knew" his wife, yet twice it is mentioned that she "bare" sons

Can an angelic being have sex with a human? Yes they can. Before the flood the Bible says that in Genesis 6:2 "the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose. 4 The Nephilim were on the earth in those days - and also afterward - when the sons of God went to the daughters of men and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.

Satan would have beguilded Eve entering into her producing an offspring, Cain. Read what 1 John 3:12 says:
Do not be like Cain who belonged to the evil one and murdered his brother. Eve conceived a child by Satan before Adam had knowledge of his wife. When God said do not eat of the fruit of the tree was he talking about sex with the serpent ( Satan).

Genesis 4
1 And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.

2 And she again *(7) bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

Note:
(*7) again - Continued to

(*8) Where best to exercise control or authority but in the midst or middle of the garden. Compare the passage of Daniel 4:10

Was Eve carrying twins that were fraternal by different fathers? Medical records have shown that this happens and the children can be even days apart.

(*9) Neither shall you touch it
I don't know about you but even in my circles touch refers to sex. If you said to a male did you touch her, that would mean did you have sex with her.


Paul seems to suggest in 2 Corinthians 11:2-3, infidelity in Eve. "For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted..."

1 John 3:7 says, "Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother." .Also in John (8:44) Christ says, "Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him." These passages seem to suggest that Cain, was the serpent's seed.

Jude 1:14 says Enoch was the seventh from Adam. This would mean that Cain was excluded from the line and not considered to be of Adam.


A person who has set his sights on reaching higher than the throne of our Lord would stop at nothing to achieve that desired goal? Satan and his co workers had their sites on establishing their seed upon the earth to crush God's seed.
We know that the fallen angels had sex with humans. Satan being the leader of course would have lead the way. The fallen angels knew the Messiah was coming through Eve and they wanted to establish their seed to get control.It was not just a question of lusting after women. Also they may have begun to realize that we might be the replacement of the fallen angels.

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Comment by Tara Robinson on July 19, 2009 at 6:56pm
Very profound Rainelle
Comment by Eric Hancock on July 19, 2009 at 2:06pm
I will FILTER it..and Again thankyou
Comment by Rainelle Harrell on July 18, 2009 at 8:42pm
Dear Eric,
How are you? Some of the data came from these sites:

http://biblestudysite.com/realsin.htm

http://rmillevo.tripod.com/serpent_bar.htm

I would be careful when looking at some of the sites that teach this because some of them also seem to follow a line of teaching that suggests that the line of Cain was Black and comes off almost racist in nature. Some preachers who have taught a version of this are Wiliiam Marrion Branham and Arnold Murray. I don't agree with everything on these sites. You can find some information if you want to research under Serpent Seed . I used a few of the scriptures from the sites but most of the other work I researched myself by using the Strong's concordance and a book called "The Illustrated Bible Based Dictionary of Dream Symbols" by Dr. Joe Ibojie.

I have been interested in this and similar subjects for a while. I always felt something was wrong with the story of the apple and the consequences that followed. I have been interested in the symbol of the tree for a while. This year it all seemed to come together for me. There have been some older paintings of the serpent in the garden that are really amazing. One picture is worth a thousand words. I have done a lot of reading about the angels.
Comment by Eric Hancock on July 18, 2009 at 4:24pm
Powerful
I heard some one teach this a while Back but I did not get the notes to research,,,where did you obtain your data?? We have a Archives Building hear in DC should I check there?

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