Principles of truth and righteousness
are understood more clearly when we
see them demonstrated in the lives of
men and women of the Bible.
There are three names applied to
• Woman - Genesis 2:23 And Adam said,
This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of
my flesh: she shall be called Woman,
because she was taken out of Man.
Both Eve and her husband are
Genesis 5:2 Male and female
created he them; and blessed
them, and called their name
Adam, in the day when they
Eve - Genesis 3:20 ¶And Adam
called his wife's name Eve;
because she was the mother of
Eve was the first woman to live on
• She was “born” a perfect, full grown
• She was never a child, a daughter, or a
• The bride at a wedding walks down the
aisle adorned in her beautiful wedding
dress – How do you suppose Adam felt
when he saw Eve for the first time?
Eve was the first to be tempted by
Satan to sin.
• He did not tell her to sin, but he reminded
her of the restrictions placed upon her.
• We are tempted to rebel against
• She exaggerated God’s restrictions –
She implied the punishment for sin
was not all that certain.
• Genesis 2:17 But of the tree of the
knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not
eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest
thereof thou shalt surely die.
• Genesis 3:3 But of the fruit of the tree
which is in the midst of the garden, God
hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither
shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
Satan tempted her through the lust
of the flesh, the lust of the eyes,
and the pride of life.
• Appeal to the flesh – And when the
woman saw that the tree was good for
• “…and that it was pleasant to the eyes” –
there is the lust to the eyes.
• “…and a tree to be desired to make one
wise” – here is an appeal to pride.
Eve allowed Satan to use her.
• Satan might not have ever been able to
succeed in getting Adam to sin, had he not
used Eve. (Luke 17:1,2; Romans 14:13)
• This suggests the great power of womanly
influence both for good and bad.
• Eve was created to be Adam’s helper, but
she became his hinderer.
Eve was deceived in the
• I Timothy 2:14
• Was she deceived into thinking that God
said something he didn’t say?
• One of greatest problems of man is
thinking God doesn’t mean what he says.
We believe that Eve was forgiven
• Genesis 3:21 –skins probably came from
• They were forgiven but suffered consequences
• All sin can be forgiven but consequences often
are suffered as a result of the sin
• There are many sins that consequences can
never be escaped
Eve was not bitter against God
because of her lot in life
• Birth of first son – Genesis 4:1
• Additional sons – Genesis 4:25
• She could have spent the rest of her life
grieving and mourning about past
mistakes, but she didn’t
• Philippians 3:13-14
Eve shows how one can be
• Temptation is the common to of us all, and we
should each learn from Eve and guard against
the enticement of sin.
• Woman has the power of curse or blessing over