Equipping you to study the Bible on your own.
"Indeed, has God said, 'You shall not eat from any tree of the garden'?" Genesis 3:1b
Based on Genesis 3:1-7 and other Scriptures
Genesis 3 describes a pivotal point in human history. In Genesis 3 man throws away the enormous potential for good God had given him.
1. The snake was a real snake, but a sinister being used the snake for his evil purposes. Who is that sinister being? (Revelation 12:9).
2. This passage shows us that temptation often comes in a disguise. What are some disguises you have noticed Satan using?
3. How is the serpent described in 3:1a?
4. What was the first tactic Satan used? (3:1b).
5. Did the woman, Eve, have an accurate understanding of God’s command? (3:2-3). (See 2:16-17.)
6. What approach did Satan use in 3:4?
7. How did Satan interpret God’s motives in 3:5?
8. Was there any truth in what Satan said?
9. List the elements that appealed to Eve in 3:6.
10. How does Satan’s temptation of Eve compare with his temptation of Jesus in Matthew 4:1-11?
11. How does Satan’s temptation of both Eve and Jesus compare with John’s warning in 1 John 2:15-17?
12. What did Eve do? (Genesis 3:6).
13. What did Adam do? (Genesis 3:6).
14. What happened next? (Genesis 3:7).
15. Whom did God hold responsible? (Romans 5:12, 14; 1 Timothy 2:14).
16. What has God promised about temptation? (1 Corinthians 10:13).
17. What have you learned about Satan and temptation?
Temptation, a Topical Study, based on Genesis 3:1-7 and certain New Testament passages.
Prepared by James T. Bartsch
Published Online by WordExplain.com
Email Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bible Study questions are based upon the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE ®, Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by the Lockman Foundation.
WordExplain by James T. Bartsch
(Scripture quotations taken from the NASB. Used by Permission.)
This Page Updated March 24, 2014
Button Bar Credit
Search WordExplain Site Here: