Posts tagged Garden of Eden
The Biggest Lie

We won’t even go into how God found them in the Garden after the fateful fruit caper and Adam explained by saying he was afraid. Then he blamed the woman. Eve just owned it

“The serpent deceived me, and I ate,” she said.

No groveling, blame-shifting, or fear-based confessions here. Eve didn’t try to confuse God with a lot of words, make excuses, or claim ignorance. She confessed boldly, ready to deal with the consequences. 

I can’t help but wonder if by throwing Eve under the bus, Adam hoped God would say, “Oh, you poor, sweet, innocent man,” and let him off the hook. How’d that work out for ya, Adam?

Anyway, the question women need to ask now is, what if the traditional thinking about this story was, in fact, wrong?

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