Men and women of the Bible

 

 

Adam was deceived by Satan in the garden of Eden

 

 

 

Ellen G. White, the prophetess of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, taught that Satan deceived Adam. Here are her words: "Satan, who is the father of lies, deceived Adam in a similar way, telling him that he need not obey God, that he would not die if he transgressed the law" (Evangelism, page 598).

 

Confutation

 

According to the Scripture, it was not Adam who was deceived by Satan but Eve, for after Adam and Eve sinned, Adam said to God: “The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me of the three, and I ate” (Genesis 3:12 – NKJV) while Eve said to God: “The serpent deceived me, and I ate” (Genesis 3:13 – NKJV). This is confirmed by Paul who says to Timothy: “And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived, fell into transgression” (1 Timothy 2:14 – NKJV), and to the Corinthians: “But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ” (2 Corinthians 11:3 – NKJV).

 

 

 

 

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