From Punishment to Paradise

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Fig leaves were a clumsy attempt to cover shame, guilt and fear. An animal is killed, blood, death, a costly lesson to teach the effect of sin.

The blood slain animal in skinned, coverings are prepared. Wet with the smell of death, Adam and Eve are clothed before being expelled from the garden.

Lessons of hope and forgiveness are woven into the mess that sin and disobedience to God has caused.

11 thoughts on “From Punishment to Paradise

  1. Q. What did God promise to Adam and Eve just before he clothed them?
    Q. How was God going to save Adam and Eve from the mess they made?
    Q. Can you find a quote in the Old Testament to show how God suffers because of our sin or bad behaviour?
    Q. What characteristic of God helps us to overcome fear?
    Q. What does Jesus gives us to help us come close to God? (Starts with B and ends with S)
    Q. What does the Apostle John teach us from 1John 4:17-18

    • 1. That Jesus will save them.
      2. The kingdom
      3. Isiah 63
      4. bravery and confidence
      5. ???
      6. It says that we need to have confidence for the return of Jesus and believe that you will make it into the kingdom. It says not to be unsure or unconfident

    • 1.that he would send his son to save them from their seed

      2.by forgiving them and them really being sorry and trying to do better

      3.Psa_69:9 For the zeal of thine house hath eaten me up; and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me.

      4. True, unmistakable love

      5.boldness

      6.That if we have love we will have no fear, fear has torment but love has no torment.

  2. Q. What did God promise to Adam and Eve just before he clothed them?
    “Jesus will come and save you from the mess you have made”
    Q. How was God going to save Adam and Eve from the mess they made?
    He would let them into the kingdom when Jesus came back.
    Q. Can you find a quote in the Old Testament to show how God suffers because of our sin or bad behavior?
    Isaiah 63:9 In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bare them, and carried them all the days of old.
    Q. What characteristic of God helps us to overcome fear?
    Confidence
    Q. What does Jesus give us to help us come close to God? (Starts with B and ends with S)
    Boldness
    Q. What does the Apostle John teach us from 1John 4:17-18
    He that feareth has no proper love but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment.

    • Q. What does the apostle John teach us from 1John 4:17-18
      Don’t be afraid to love because God wants to bring us closer to him ever minute. Love is always the solution to fear.

  3. Q. What did God promise to Adam and Eve just before he clothed them?
    A.”Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil; and now, he might stretch out his hand, and take also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever ”
    Q. How was God going to save Adam and Eve from the mess they made?
    A.To forgive them and them to die, i think.im batman…
    Q. Can you find a quote in the Old Testament to show how God suffers because of our sin or bad behaviour?A. no i cant…
    Q. What characteristic of God helps us to overcome fear? A.being bold or brave.
    Q. What does Jesus gives us to help us come close to God? (Starts with B and ends with S)BOTTOM FACE STRAWBERRIES! (Bibles)
    Q. What does the Apostle John teach us from 1John 4:17-18
    A. that we will have confidence on the day of judgment: In this world we are like Jesus. There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.

  4. That they would see Him again

    That they need too believe in Him always!

    He died on the cross for us

    To believe in Him

    That He will purify our love and give us boldness until the day of jugment!

    He gives us boldness!

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