Thursday, December 5, 2013

Advent Poetry Companion + Bible Study: Genesis 3 Answers

By M. J. Joachim

I found this really neat Advent Poetry Companion online today, and wanted to share it with you. It’s an excellent way to take some time and slow the pace of the holiday rush, as we prepare for the coming of our Lord. 

The Advent PoetryCompanion

Also, here are the answers to Genesis 3 Bible Study.

Just the Facts

What was the craftiest creature God ever made? Answer: the serpent

Did the serpent lie when it said, “By no means will you die a death.” Answer: No, but it was deceptive.

How did Adam feel when God called him in Paradise? Answer: ashamed and guilty

What punishment did God give to Adam, woman and the serpent, for their roles in eating from the tree in the middle of Paradise? Answer: Man will labor and work hard for his survival all his life. There will be enmity between man, woman and all mankind. Woman will also work hard and childbearing will be laborious and painful.

Why did Adam call his wife Eve? Answer: because she is the mother of all living things.


Adam and his wife realized they were naked after they ate from the forbidden tree. Answer: True

Man became cursed among all living things. Answer: False, the serpent did.

Woman will crush the serpent’s head, while it lies in wait for her heel. Answer: True

God clothed Adam and Eve, even though they disobeyed Him. Answer: True

Cherubim guarded the tree of life, after man was cast out from the garden. Answer: True

Thank you for visiting Being Catholic. I wish you all a blessed and very happy Advent and Christmas season!

M. J.

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