If Adam and Eve were _____ historical figures, __________ was Jesus.

Romans 5:12
When Adam sinned, sin entered the world. Adam’s sin brought death, so death spread to everyone, for everyone sinned.

Isaiah 5:20-22
20 What sorrow for those who say
that evil is good and good is evil,
that dark is light and light is dark,
that bitter is sweet and sweet is bitter.
21 What sorrow for those who are wise in their own eyes
and think themselves so clever.
22 What sorrow for those who are heroes at drinking wine
and boast about all the alcohol they can hold.

The Character of Temptation (3:1-5)
  • God is holding out on you—God is not good.
  • Sin has no consequences—God is not true.
  • You can determine good from evil—God is not necessary.
The Allure of Temptation (3:6)
  • The lust of the eyes: Beauty
  • The lust of the flesh: Appetite
  • The lust for independence: Pride

Where are you? (3:9)

Romans 3:23
For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard.

Luke 5:32
“I have come to call not those who think they are righteous, but those who know they are sinners and need to repent.”

The corruption of sin can only be cleansed by the ___________________. (3:21)

2 Corinthians 5:21
For God made Christ, who never sinned, to be the offering for our sin, so that we could be made right with God through Christ.

God is our good, ____________ and _______________ Creator. (3:22-24)
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