GENESIS 3.......BIBLE STUDY
by Ella Rose Mast
Vs:1---"The serpent was more subtil than any Beast of the field, that the LORD God had also made."
The Serpent is a symbol of Lucifer the fallen Angel now known as the Serpent, the Devil, or Satan. The word 'subtil' means wise, and here also you find this phrase 'Beast of the Field'. The field in symbolism is the World Order, and this Beast is referred to as a living creature or being. An example is called up to memory as in Revelation 4:6., where there are 4 beasts around the throne, and this is symbolism of the marching orders of the Children of Israel. Thus the 'Beasts of the field' and the field is the World (order), thus here is found this reference to some living creature, but someone also besides the Adamic Race, and the race from the Tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
"And he (the serpent) said unto the woman (Eve), Yea hath God said ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?"
Since Satan knew the knowledge which he used to proclaim, as the teaching of YAHWEH of the Heavens, and now of course his knowledge learned in rebellion, then he was here questioning just what Adam had heard from YAHWEH, and what Adam told Eve.
Turn to the New Testament, in II Corinthians 11:3., Paul is here speaking:.."But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve thru his subtility (craftiness), so your minds be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ."
"And no marbel for Satan himself is transformed into an Angel of light."
Paul is telling you that this one called the Serpent is also Satan, who did transform himself and now comes to tempt Eve as an Angel (celestial being) of Light.
The Serpent is thus wise, knowing both good and evil and now he comes to Eve...and I have always wondered if Adam was asleep?? (ha) But the Serpent said to Eve:.."Did God really say that if you eat of this certain tree that ye will die?"
Vs:2---"And the woman (Eve) said to the serpent, We (our race) may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden,
Vs: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 thou touch it, lest ye die."
Vs:4---"And the Serpent said unto the woman (Eve), ye shall surely not die, " (for here Satan is contradicting YAHWEH'S word, but then it is opposition to YAHWEH which is Satan's sphere of influence.)
Vs5---"For YAHWEH doth know that in the day ye eat thereof your eyes shall be opened and ye shall be as gods, knowing both good and evil."
Vs:6---"And when the woman saw that the Tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eye, and a Tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof and did eat, and then gave of it to her husband and he did eat."
Now; here is this shinning Celestial hunk of manhood, and from other sources we find he was dressed in a shinning armour or tunic made of gold and silver leaves, and he was thus tempting Eve by saying...come with me and see my Empire, my kingdom or headquarters, which was also in the garden, then you remember.....
I Timothy 2:14., "Adam was not deceived"---remember he had been shown all the animals of the world, all the races of the world, so he knew there was no race like himself, so he surely saw the headquarters of Satan's kingdom, for he knew there was no wife for him of his kind...remember? "But the woman (Eve) being deceived was in transgression", or being deceived she was breaking the law of YAHWEH, then Adam knowing this would separate him from Eve, who had now been seduced by Satan, then he decided he would break the law also and this he did by going with Lilith, who was the Consort of Lucifer.
Vs:7---Now; the eyes of both Adam and Eve were opened, for they lost their covering of Light, this shinning light of Spirit which had covered them, and now they knew they were naked. This shinning light of spirit is comparet to that which the Elohim had, in fact their light had now retreated inside their bodies and:...
"they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves aprons."
Now; here Adam and Eve are admitting that they have sinned with the Fig Leaf People, for the leaves on Satan's tunic were symbols of the fig tree leaves. Thus their religion was of the fig tree type. And now seeing the results as their Light of Spirit faded then Adam and Eve are so sorry, and they are sort of scared as to what YAHWEH may do, for He had told Adam not to do this. They have learned that the 'lust of the flesh' was not so much fun after all if it meant separation from their own kind and from YAHWEH.
Vs:8---"Then they heard the voice of YAHWEH as He was walking in the garden in the cool of the day (the eventide), and Adam and Eve hid themselves from the presence of YAHWEH among the trees of the garden."
Now; YAHWEH of course knew where they were but it says here:....
Vs:9---"And the Lord God called unto Adam and said unto him.....Where art thou?"
Vs:10---"And Adam said, I heard thy voice in the garden and I was afraid because I was naked, and I hid myself."
Vs:11---"And YAHWEH said, Who told you that thou wast naked: Hast thou partaken of that Tree whereof I commanded thee that thou should not eat?"
Vs:12---"And the man (Adam) said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the Tree, and I did eat."
Adam was telling the truth, and yes he did transgress, or broke the law.
Vs:13---"And the Lord God said to the woman (Eve), whaat is this that thou hast done? And the woman (Eve) said, the Serpent beguiled me, and I did eat."
Now; this serpent in Genesis 3., is explained in Appendix 19., and if you still believe that old nonsense that Eve ate an Apple and broke the law, and then gave the apple to Adam and he also broke the law, then this will put the idea to rest.
Vs: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'; and upon they belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life. How do you translate that?? Read the next verse......
Vs:15---"And I will put enmity between thee and the woman (Eve) and between thy SEED, and her SEED; and it shall bruise thy head and thou shalt bruise his heel."
Much of the confusion about what Adam and Eve did to fall from Grace is because here in Genesis II., you have facts set forth emphasized by the use of certain figures of speech, which we have learned is used to call your attention to certain events.
Now; YAHWEH puts enmity between the Serpent and between the woman; in otherwords between Satan and Israel, for Eve is the symbol of YAHWEH'S kingdom, the first mother of this kingdom, and there is to be Seed (children) of that kingdom, and you notice that there is also SEED from Satan, thus he has children, and these two races will always be against each other the rest of Satan's days.
We also find out later that it is this same old Satan, or Serpent, which was tempting Christ as He came to deliver His household. and Christ was called THE SECOND ADAM....or the second one for whom a body was formed for His work here in earth.
Various passages even in the Scriptures tell us that Satan possessed a glorious appearance when he wanted such, and the term is used...as fascinating, and glorious Celestial being, so you see how Satan was allowed to appear so as to fool Eve. But then think;...if Adam and Eve had not fallen and become physical beings then this program for the redemption of earth would not have progressed to where it now is.
Now; Satan is happy with this idea that he is a snake and Eve ate an Apple, because this hides the truth of the Scriptures and makes the weak stumble in their Faith.
You will notice in verse 15., that YAHWEH put enmity between the Seed of the woman (Eve-or his kingdom) and:
"And it shall bruise the head of the serpent and Satan shall bruise his heel." In otherwords, this is talking about the enmity between the Children of the Kingdom and Satan, and about the suffering of the children of the kingdom, and then the complete destruction of Satan and his works, for it is Christ that does the work here, and He is the head of His kingdom. Satan will only be allowed to bruise the heel of the leader of this Kingdom in earth represented here by Adam and Eve.
"For as much then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, He YAHWEH as YAHSHUA, himself likewise took part of the same: that thru death He might destroy him that hath the power of death (Hebrews 2:14). Then read John 3:8.."He that committeth sin is of the devil for the devil sinneth from the beginning." (talking of his rebellion). "For this purpose then YAHWEH as YAHSHUA was manifested that He might destroy the works of the Devil."
Vs:16---"And unto the woman (Eve) He said:..I will greatly multiply thy sorrow, and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children and thy desires shall not be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee."
Now; remember I Timothy 2:14-15...that Eve was deceived but here..'Thru child bearing she shall be saved out of her transgression". Thus Eve is forgiven for she was the mother of this race who would produce the kingdom. Her physical desire would now be toward her husband, thus this would make the race to grow.
Vs:17---"Unto Adam he said, because thou hast harkened to the voice of thy wife, and hath eaten of this Tree of which I commanded thee saying, thou shalt not eat of it, cursed is the ground for thy sake, in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life." (cursed means effected by nature, this is not more a paradise which Adam and Eve will live in)
Vs:18---"thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; thou shalt eat the herb of the field."
Vs:19---"in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it was thou taken, for dust thou art and to dust thou shalt return."
Dust is the elements of earth out of which Adam's body to live here in earth was formed, and to which it would return, for the spirit child goes back to He who gave it life.
Vs:20---"Adam called his wife Eve because she was the mother of all living."
Eve was the mother of all living...of all that had the spirit of YAHWEH, known later as Living Stones, for the Stone Kingdom. Eve was the mother of the beginning of this spirit born race of children for the kingdom.
Vs:21---To Adam and to his wife, did the Lord God make coats of skin and clothed them."
Here again is symbolism, notice the clothing was of skins and the children of Israel are called sheep all the way thru the Bible. They will be known from now on as Sheep, whereas Satan's family are identified by the Fig Tree, and fig leaves.
Vs:22---"And the Lord God said, Behold! (pay attention) the man (Adam) is become as one of us and he now knows good and evil. and now lest he put forth his hand and take also of the 'Tree of Life', and eat and live forever;
Vs:23--therefoore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he came."
Now; since Adam fell, and now knows both good and evil, then they must not let him again take of 'The Tree of Life" and live forever in this fallen state or the program could not go forward.
Vs:24---"So he drove out the man (Adam), and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden, Cherubims and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the 'Tree of Life'.
You notice here that Adam and Eve went east of the garden of Eden to dwell, and this according to the old books was the Celestial mountains then on into the Tarim Basin, and this start of this race begins in their battle to fulfill destiny.
Cherubims are Celestial spirit beings, and they are connected with Israeal and the kingdom as symbols of them were on the Mercy Seat and on the veil of the Temple, thus closely connected with YAHWEH and His household. Adam and Eve must therefore be set back on their path to the building of the kingdom, and to accomplish this they must live in the physical world for here is where they build the kingdom for YAHWEH.
The flaming sword whith turns every way is thought to be the Swastica, and this is the first use of this symbol that we see in this story. Turning it real fast leaves the idea of a flame which was to protect the 'Tree of Life'.