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From Adam to Christ

Updated on July 21, 2010

Like for like, the last Adam.

 Pont one.

The Supreme Being, as Grand Creator has unquestionable right to do anything, even if, in our comparable limited view, may be incomprehensible.

But, when we manufacture things we do test them, ourselves. In a much more profound way,
a test of obedience was placed before Adam.
Possibly this test was related to Eve, by Adam, but, the fact is, she was aware of it.
The promised penalty for disobedience was death, or, non-existence [dust back to dust].

Point two.

Without the intervention of a spirit being, there was nothing to support any tendency for man to disobey God.

The spirit being who rebelled, did so, based on a selfish thought, that was entertained. This
eventually led to an act of betrayal and deceit.
No doubt, Satan preyed on the innocence of Eve, deceiving her into believing that she was speaking to a snake/ serpent, promoting the forbidden fruit, over time. Until her desire for the forbidden fruit and the promised ability to choose for herself what was right or wrong, overshadowed the 'lie' [as said by Satan] of death or non-existence.

Point three

God decides what to foreknow, and so He is selective in this endeavor.

The first lie, as resulted from the rebel angel who made himself an adversary or Satan, was not perceived according to Biblical records. So the temptation from a spirit [as regards Eve being deceived by Satan], and the temptation from a human [as regards Eve giving the forbidden fruit to her husband], were not perceived by God, according to Biblical records.

Point four.

God's power was never in contention, in this issue.

Satan was very careful not to let Jehovah's power, be a part of the issue that he raised.
Rather, he was relying on Jehovah's perfect sense of justice. Here it was that God commissioned the first pair to be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth. But, He also said that
death would befall them if they failed the test of obedience. In addition to all this the millions of angelic sons were witnesses of how this delicate situation would unfold.
Satan charged that it would be best for man to decide for himself what is right and what is bad.
Destroying the rebels outright, would not have been wise or just. The issue of Jehovah's right to decide for man what was right and wrong, would be settled with mankind living relatively independent of God, for a PERIOD OF TIME.
During this time the consequences of man's independence, will be evident to all.

Jehovah's communication with man, was chiefly to ensure that the plan of reconciliation of obedient members will be achieved. The prophecy at Genesis 3:15 was the first of many, to this end. Jehovah has used faithful angels and prophets, to progressively reveal by whom and by what means, mankind's salvation from Adamic death, would be achieved.

This has been accomplished, the faith is still alive roughly 2000 years after the Word of God, was sent as the last Adam [a perfect man], whose perfect life was given as a propitiatory sacrifice for that lost by Adam. 1 Corinthians 15:15 to 45.

Christ was raised as an immortal Spirit Son, of Jehovah. Soon, Satan and all his cohorts will be
crushed to oblivion. In the meantime it is decision time. Deuteronomy 30:19, Proverbs 27:11.

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      True Truthseeker 7 years ago

      Revelation 1:1-20

      1 A revelation by Jesus Christ, which God gave him, to show his slaves the things that must shortly take place. And he sent forth his angel and presented [it] in signs through him to his slave John, 2 who bore witness to the word God gave and to the witness Jesus Christ gave, even to all the things he saw. 3 Happy is he who reads aloud and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and who observe the things written in it; for the appointed time is near.

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      OpinionDuck 7 years ago

      Avoiding the question is the first sign.

    • True Truthseeker profile image
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      True Truthseeker 7 years ago

      Peace.

      Please see this Hub, it should help.

      https://hubpages.com/religion-philosophy/Why-is-it...

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      OpinionDuck 7 years ago

      When was his last speak?

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      True Truthseeker 7 years ago

      OpinionDuck, God still speaks, through His recorded thoughts.

      2 Timothy 3:16-17 (King James Version)

      16All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

      17That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.

      'LISTEN' PLEASE...

      2 Timothy 3:1-5 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

      2 Timothy 3

      1You must understand this: In the last days there will be violent periods of time. 2People will be selfish and love money. They will brag, be arrogant, and use abusive language. They will curse their parents, show no gratitude, have no respect for what is holy, 3and lack normal affection for their families. They will refuse to make peace with anyone. They will be slanderous, lack self-control, be brutal, and have no love for what is good. 4They will be traitors. They will be reckless and conceited. They will love pleasure rather than God. 5They will appear to have a godly life, but they will not let its power change them. Stay away from such people.

      Romans 1:18-32 (New Century Version)

      18 God's anger is shown from heaven against all the evil and wrong things people do. By their own evil lives they hide the truth.19 God shows his anger because some knowledge of him has been made clear to them. Yes, God has shown himself to them.20 There are things about him that people cannot see—his eternal power and all the things that make him God. But since the beginning of the world those things have been easy to understand by what God has made. So people have no excuse for the bad things they do.21 They knew God, but they did not give glory to God or thank him. Their thinking became useless. Their foolish minds were filled with darkness.22 They said they were wise, but they became fools.23 They traded the glory of God who lives forever for the worship of idols made to look like earthly people, birds, animals, and snakes.

      24 Because they did these things, God left them and let them go their sinful way, wanting only to do evil. As a result, they became full of sexual sin, using their bodies wrongly with each other.25 They traded the truth of God for a lie. They worshiped and served what had been created instead of the God who created those things, who should be praised forever. Amen.

      26 Because people did those things, God left them and let them do the shameful things they wanted to do. Women stopped having natural sex and started having sex with other women.27 In the same way, men stopped having natural sex and began wanting each other. Men did shameful things with other men, and in their bodies they received the punishment for those wrongs.

      28 People did not think it was important to have a true knowledge of God. So God left them and allowed them to have their own worthless thinking and to do things they should not do.29 They are filled with every kind of sin, evil, selfishness, and hatred. They are full of jealousy, murder, fighting, lying, and thinking the worst about each other. They gossip30 and say evil things about each other. They hate God. They are rude and conceited and brag about themselves. They invent ways of doing evil. They do not obey their parents.31 They are foolish, they do not keep their promises, and they show no kindness or mercy to others.32 They know God's law says that those who live like this should die. But they themselves not only continue to do these evil things, they applaud others who do them.

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      OpinionDuck 7 years ago

      We haven't seen or heard from a prophet in 2000 years.

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