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Gramps,

Why did the serpent choose Eve first?

Veronica

 

Answer

 

Veronica,

The Institute Old Testament student manual explains that Eve was not tempted first:

“The accounts in both Moses and Genesis state only that Satan approached Eve, but latter-day revelation records that he first approached Adam and was refused” (Section 3-6).

What I find most interesting is that Satan’s attack on the first family was performed separately rather than on a united couple. That wily serpent seeks to divide couples – the foundation of families both mortal and eternal. Fortunately Eve’s seed (and that includes you) has been promised the power through Christ to crush his head (Strong’s concordance says this word for bruise” can also be rendered “crush”so grind your heel in).

Gramps

 

 

 

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